40 Simple Yet Beautiful Moments You Forget to Appreciate
We simply don’t need more fancy items in our closets collecting dust to find joy and contentment. In fact, we can find most of what we’re looking for by paying closer attention to the gifts we already have in front of us—the simple yet beautiful moments that make us smile...
12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year
The morning is vital. It's the foundation from which the day is built. And that's why we have to be mindful of how we speak to ourselves when we first wake up. What we tell ourselves first thing in the morning is a big part of what we hear for the rest of the day.
5 Painfully Obvious Truths We Tend to Forget in Hard Times
You know how you can read or hear something dozens of times in dozens of different ways before it finally sinks in? The little truths listed here fall firmly into that category. Some vital reminders for these hard times.
21 Tiny Changes You Can Make in Your Home to Make Life Simpler in 2021
Have incredible stories to share by the end of 2021, not incredible clutter stuffed in your closets. I sincerely wish this for my family, and yours, in the year ahead. Here are 21 tiny changes you can make to create a home that better serves you.
10 Quotes for Letting Go of “How Life Should Be”
When life has to be a certain way in order to be good enough for us, we close ourselves off from so many of the real and present opportunities available. On the contrary, when we let go of the way …
7 Difficult Things You Should Start Doing for the People Around You
Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words heal, and not wound. You have the power to improve someone else's day, perhaps even their whole life, simply by giving them your sincere presence, compassion and kindness today. It's not always easy, but it's worth it.
The Art of Being Grateful on Really Hard Days
The art of being grateful on really hard days starts with the fundamentals. And make no mistake about it: the secret to being grateful is no secret. You choose to be grateful. Then you do it again and again.
Asking the Right Questions is the Answer: 10 Things We Forget About Our Own Ignorance
Ignorance is our biggest collective secret. And it’s one of the scariest and most damaging realities of life, because those of us who are most ignorant — and thus most likely to spread ignorance — are often the ones who don't know it.
One Thing We Should Start Doing Together as We Distance Ourselves From COVID-19
As we acclimate to a world with COVID-19, let's not just think outside the box. Let's think like there is no box at all. Let's ease our worried minds by tuning out the excess noise in our heads for a little while every day.
2 Hard Things You Need to Do to Be at Peace Today
The goal is to change your response to what you can’t control. Face the day with less tension and more presence. Change your mode of being from one of struggle and resistance to one of peace and acceptance.
3 Ways to Break Through When You’re Burning Out and Ready for a Change
For anybody else who feels burnt out and without a real sense of how to take the next step forward, I offer the following ideas. They are simple, actionable lessons that kept me moving forward when I decided it was time for a change.
How to Practice Letting Go (When You Catch Yourself Holding On)
Happiness is letting go of what you assume life is supposed to be like right now and sincerely appreciating it for everything it is. It's acceptance and presence and gratitude, and it can be practiced.
3 Tough Things We Need to Do to Be Happy in Tough Times
When the world is shattering, this is the time to practice. Let's look at some tough yet necessary things we can do for ourselves right now to ease our pain and experience a little more happiness in the days and weeks ahead.