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What’s causing you the most suffering in life isn’t the things you don’t have or not being grateful for the things you do. The reason why most of us endure so much unnecessary pain is that we believe in the […]

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Negative emotions can take a toll on even the strong at heart. Sadness can leak out a happy spirit, just as anxiety can steal away a hopeful soul. In moments when we worry, we rob ourselves of love, acceptance and […]

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“Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” ~ Harriet Braiker It could be a joke that I’m writing this post. After all, I’ve been known to discard drawings and crumple up grade school art projects because it […]

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There’s been something weird going on with me lately. Or maybe it’s been like this for awhile. I noticed that every time I create something, I have a tinge of something. Something that comes from a deep place, but difficult […]

You might as well face it. There will come a time when you look at a friend, classmate, colleague, relative or acquaintance and see right through them. You won’t feel pride, love, or excitement for their latest endeavor, but a shot […]

{flickr photo} Like reptiles we shed our soft baby skins and soft, playful spirits when we leave childhood. We embrace a tougher skin and more brittle insides that we think come with adulthood. “We’re grown-ups now,” we say to ourselves. […]

How many times have you gotten caught up in drama that wasn’t true? Or lost yourself in the obsession of negative thinking? It’s a constant tape playing that says: you’re not good enough no one likes you you’re a horrible […]

You ever wake up to a nightmare of a day? The type of day that makes you want to get back into bed, pull the covers over your head and try again tomorrow? Maybe your inbox is flooded with people […]

Got big plans for Mother’s Day this weekend? Or are you on the opposite side of the coin, in agony about doing nothing once again? It’s amazing how much suffering we can cause ourselves over nothing. There is the stress […]

I bet the last time you made a mistake you thought it was a failure right? You messed up at work. You screwed up your relationship. You made a flub, error, blunder, a big snafu on a check, when driving, […]