What is the Symphony of Contentment ~ Positive Prompt

What is the Symphony of Contentment“To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury;
and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable;
and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly,
talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds,
to babes and sages, with open heart;
to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely,
await occasion, hurry never; in a word,
to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common.
This is to be my symphony.” 

~William Ellery Channing

We each have our ways of living and surviving on this planet. No one comes with a handbook on life and knows exactly how to do things when in a sticky situation. So, we do the best we can. Sometimes we are not happy with the outcome, there in comes discontent and unhappiness. But, there are some core gifts we are each given right from birth which we forget to use on a daily basis. Continue reading “What is the Symphony of Contentment ~ Positive Prompt”

Six Positively Simple Ways to make People Like You

Six Positively Simple Ways to make People Like YouWhile growing up, I was almost always surrounded by loving friends, who stood by me in thick and thin. I really never knew the pain or anguish of being friendless or disliked. As a libran and as my super intelligent Daddy’s little girl, the few outgoing and conversational qualities I possessed were constantly in use helping me to be well, Liked. But, as I grew up and started understanding life and all its intricacies, I came to a startling realization…..not everyone ‘feels’ liked or loved. Notice I said, not everyone ‘feels’ liked or loved….cause everyone is loved and liked in reality, we just don’t accept and love ourselves enough to embrace that fact. Continue reading “Six Positively Simple Ways to make People Like You”

Be a Positive Courageous Doer!

Be a Positive Courageous Doer!“Do more than belong:participate.
Do more than care:help.
Do more than believe:practice.
Do more than be fair:be  kind.
Do more than forgive:forget.
Do more than dream:work”.
~William Arthur Ward~

Life presents many many opportunities for us to DO. Do more than we ever thought we were capable of. Most of the time these opportunities pass us by cause we were too preoccupied with trivial things.

Be aware of these opportunities. You cant be aware unless you are fully present in every moment. Continue reading “Be a Positive Courageous Doer!”