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”

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The Most Healing SELF COMPASSION Quotes Ever!

You all know my love for Quotes. Every month I try to collect and share with you the best ones that inspire me and ignite my soul, in the hopes that they may do the same for you.

This month I am focusing on Self Compassion as a means for personal healing. Compassion in general is such a healing force all on its own. But when you redirect that compassion to the self, the healing is exponential. For only when we are healed, can we help to heal the world around us. Continue reading “The Most Healing SELF COMPASSION Quotes Ever!”

A Simple Way to Fully Grasp Love, Kindness & Happiness

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” ~ Maya Angelou

Love is splendorous. This feeling of a warm and deep attachment leading to enthusiasm, devotion and admiration continues to exist and grow between many varied personal relationships e.g. Man and God, Parents and Children, Brothers and Sisters, Husband and wife, Teachers and Pupils, Friends both men and women and among many other bonds that we human beings develop and nurture of our own free will, in our life’s journey from the earlier days of childhood to the later evenings of life. Continue reading “A Simple Way to Fully Grasp Love, Kindness & Happiness”

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?

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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”