Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

8 Ways to Make Your Relationship Better

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen

While it’s impossible to have a perfect relationship, you can have a better, more fulfilling relationship when you and your partner use some simple tools.

Use these tools during life’s storms – and during the times when you think your relationship is at the breaking point – so you can repair the foundation and restore your commitment to each other once again.

1. Always take the time to thank your partner for the things they do. Everyone wants to be appreciated for their effort.

2. Schedule a date night, away from friends, family and children and always keep it. Time together without interference is necessary to maintain a strong bond. Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #41

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Today’s Sunday Inspiration: When the world seems crazy and out of control, you can always choose to create your world of peace and love.

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About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

The Essentials for a Happier Life

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“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

Your passions, life experiences, and even your personality all contribute to your happiness. You may find happiness in your career, or in your relationships – or both.

But no matter what makes you happy, there are certain time-proven essentials that really work. These essentials will bring more joy and peace and of course, happiness, into your life.

Notice What’s Right

Take all the problems, obstacles and disappointment life throws at you and reframe it with what’s right about the situation. At the end of the day, you will more content, at peace and happy. Take the time to begin to notice what’s right and see the world change in front of your eyes.

Be Grateful

How many times do you say the words “thank you,” in a day? How many times do you hear these same words? If you are doing the first thing, saying the “thank yous,” the latter will naturally happen. Learn to be grateful and you will be open to receive an abundance of joy and happiness. Continue Reading This Post »

10 Beautiful Things to Celebrate about You

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“Lying to others is wrong, but lying to yourself is an absolute tragedy.” – Unknown

Living with purpose takes faith, but even the strongest people find themselves in doubt sometimes. Pressures come from all parts of life and it’s easy to enter into destructive self-questioning patterns that can weaken your self-confidence – and happiness.

But when you stop listening to the lies, and open your heart to your amazing truth, then you have plenty of amazing things to celebrate.

These 10 beautiful things are intended to give you hope and the encouragement you need so you can take a deeper look at the beautiful you, and then celebrate it.

1. Celebrate your soul’s awakening the day after you felt like giving up.

2. Celebrate when you hold on to your strength, and faith, during tough times.

3. Celebrate the compassion you show.

4. Celebrate how far you have come and where you are going.

5. Celebrate the goodness of you.

6. Celebrate when you give yourself exactly what you need.

7. Celebrate the fact you don’t have to do anything else to earn a place at the table because you already belong.

8. Celebrate the incredibly gentle power of your love.

9. Celebrate not trying to have all the answers, but just trying to get it right as you find your way.

10. Celebrate the purpose-driven life of you.

About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

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