Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

10 Self-Destructive Thoughts to Eliminate to Be Happier

posted by Alex Blackwell


““The quickest path to self-destruction is to push away the people you love.” – Cassia Leo

Your mind is a powerful tool.

It can make you; or your mind can break you. It is responsible for your raw emotions. And without even knowing it, you may have unintentionally and unknowingly become a glutton for punishment.

If these behaviors are left unchecked, it can lead to destructive decisions that can keep you from achieving true happiness. But you do have the ability to refrain from indulging in self-destructive activities.

To get started, here are 10 self-destructive habits to recognize and then eliminate to be happier: Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #55

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Forgiveness isn’t about letting the other person off the hook. Forgiveness is a gift you give to yourself so you can let go of the past and be happy now.

Forgive them

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

How to Get Your Spark Back When Things Get Hard

posted by Alex Blackwell

get your spark back

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” – Marcus Aurelius

You used to have passion, a certain joie de vivre – a genuine, enjoyment of life.

You also used to dream; creating wonderful plans for you and for the people around you who matter.

Used to. Past tense.

Life took a twist. A gnarly one. Unpleasant things have happened and it had sucked you out of your energy. You began to worry more, became less passionate about things in life which used to get you all excited. You feel drained, tired, exhausted. You take fewer chances and became more timid, almost shying away from any of the challenges and delight. Continue Reading This Post »

10 Wonderful Things That Grab Your Heart

posted by Alex Blackwell


“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

Have you ever had one of those days when it seems like there’s nothing good left in the world? You start to feel discouraged and begin questioning everything. The feeling leaves you feeling empty and defeated.

To change your negative thoughts into more positive ones, remind yourself there is a lot of good left in this world – you just have to be willing to see it and then let your heart feel it.

Here are 10 wonderful things that will grab your heart and won’t let go. These are the things you can rely on to restore your faith. These are things that will help you see the beautiful things once again. Continue Reading This Post »

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Sunday Inspiration #67
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” - Socrates About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

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Faith: Live It. Give It!
"Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark." - Rabindranath Tagore It can be easy to lose your way sometimes. Disappointment. Feeling like you’ve failed. Not measuring up in your mind. These things can deliver a punch so powerful it can feel like you can’t breathe.

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"Let your love be like the misty rains, coming softly, but flooding the river." - Malagasy Proverb You have probably heard the statistics about marriage—more than half will end in divorce. You don't marry the person you fell in love with intending to divorce down the road. You fell in love for

posted 10:26:41pm Jan. 19, 2015 | read full post »

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.

posted 8:46:42pm Jan. 17, 2015 | read full post »

5 Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy Life More
"The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit." - Moliere Do you sometimes feel like you are on a racetrack? Everything you do, you are in a hurry. It is normal in society today. People are so busy, they don't take time for themselves. Food is done within seconds, the Internet is faste

posted 1:04:20am Jan. 16, 2015 | read full post »

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