Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

10 Stress-Busting Ways to Enjoy the Holidays

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“I’m too grateful to be hateful. I am too blessed to be stressed.” – El DeBarge

The holidays are meant to be filled with love, laughter and joy. Unfortunately, you tend to get so caught up trying to be joyful, you stress out.

The holidays turn into a time of year you dread. You get stressed about some of the most ridiculous things and the beautiful time of year is ruined. You end up feeling as if you are being pulled in a hundred different ways and you can’t keep up.

Don’t let the holidays drag you down! Enjoy the precious time with your loved ones and create memories that you will treasure for a lifetime. Check out these 10 stress-busting ways to enjoy the holidays. Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #61

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: The fear of letting go of a bad relationship or any negative attachment can feel paralyzing, but when you do, a new world of love, peace and happiness is waiting to catch you.

Letting go isn’t the end

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

How to Make More Time for You

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.” – Douglas Coupland

Let’s do a little bit of math.

There are 168 hours in a week. How many hours do you spend:
– Working?
– On your computer?
– Talking on your phone?
– Running errands?
– Doing household chores?
– Cooking? Laundry? Cleaning?
– Sleeping?
– Spending time with your family?

And how many hours do you spend time for yourself? Yes, you.

The demands of running a busy home or lending a supporting ear take valuable time. All of these things on your to-do list, no doubt, make it challenging to spend quality, uninterrupted time for you. Continue Reading This Post »

10 Things to Let Go Before 2014 Ends

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” – Hermann Hesse

With the New Year coming, it’s time to do some cleaning and it isn’t your house that needs to be de-cluttered. It’s your soul that could use a little lightening.

When all of those toxic thoughts and emotions are clogging your mind, there isn’t any room for the good stuff. You need to clean out those negative thoughts and make room for new, exciting and positive emotions that will come in the New Year.

If you have been carrying around too much baggage then this cleaning is for you. Check out these 10 things to let go of so you can enjoy a happy, healthy 2015: Continue Reading This Post »

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Sunday Inspiration #66
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: "Learn from the past and let it go. Live in today." - Louise L. Hay About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

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