55 of The Most Inspiring Gratitude Quotes You Will Ever Need

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” ~Johannes A. Gaertner~

For me, my Gratitude practice is my most transformative positive habit yet. It picks me up when I am down. It makes me focus on the beautiful blessings in my life, no matter how hard things may be. A gratitude practice is the first step I urge my clients towards, to kick start their healing.

While I have written about my gratitude practice extensively before, I keep working to fine tune it daily.  Continue reading “55 of The Most Inspiring Gratitude Quotes You Will Ever Need”

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3 Soulful Ways To Overcoming Unnecessary Wants

“Stop chasing what your mind wants and you’ll get what your soul needs.”

When my daughter was 4 years old, she loved ice cream. She still does. One night when she was 4, on a very cold rainy night, she kept pulling me to the fridge to ask me for ice cream. Now there is nothing wrong with ice cream, is there? But at 11 p.m. (well past bedtime) on a cold rainy night, it is potentially disastrous. Now we grown ups know that, but for a child its still the best thing in the world and not getting what she wanted at the time made her cranky and irritable. I tried hard to distract her attention from it, but all in vain. I actually had to drag her to bed…and even then she kept at it. She couldn’t stop giving me logical reasons for why ice cream was so necessary for her at that hour. Finally after much ado she did fall asleep. What she needed was to go to sleep, but what she wanted was ice cream! Continue reading “3 Soulful Ways To Overcoming Unnecessary Wants”

The Positive Way to Solve Your Problems

The Positive Way to Solve Your Problems“Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.” ~ M. Scott Peck

We all have to admit, that we all have problems and issues in our lives we are all trying to work through. Sometimes those problems eat away at our soul and render us lifeless in the process if we let them. But if you are living from your heart, you ‘Know’ at some point that ‘enough is enough’. There is just so much control you can allow your problem over you…at some point you need to put an end to it.

Lets put an end to and clear many of those pesky problems NOW!

Today, I would like to present you with an interesting positive challenge. Not only will this challenge help you prioritize which problem needs your focus immediately, but it will also empower you to be more YOU. Continue reading “The Positive Way to Solve Your Problems”

Healing Morning Rituals That WILL Make You More Positive

When we start the day on a positive note, we stay in that positive zone for the rest of the day. Heightened levels of productivity, creativity and mental alertness simply become second nature, when the day starts on that positive footing.

But, how many of us actually DO start our day on that positive note?

Continue reading “Healing Morning Rituals That WILL Make You More Positive”

Let’s Review Your Joyfulness Quotient

Review Your Joyfulness Quotient“Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.” ~Max Ehrmann

In our rush to meet the daily obligations of work, family, and social life, we tend to overlook our own needs. As a result, we feel exhausted to the point of emptiness. What’s missing is a relationship with ourselves. We need time to get to know ourselves, time to joyfully nurture our spirits, and time to create.

Wondering if you are doing a decent job of taking care of yourself – or how your self caring could be improved? Review the following questions, and reflect on your answers. Chances are you are struggling in at least a few of the realms where self-care is most important: a satisfying diet, physical activity, solitude, and reflection. Continue reading “Let’s Review Your Joyfulness Quotient”