If we can recognize our difficulties for what they are and accept them as simply that, without creating further drama, then we have the power to let go and be healed.
It would be near impossible to find one who wouldn't be grateful to have an advocate with a strong voice until that foster kid is old enough and brave enough to be her own.
Almost everybody worries about what will happen in the future. The prospect of not knowing if something good or bad will happen to you in the near future can produce a lot of fear and anxiety.
Picture yourself on a fabulous vacation as a singleton with your fun friends, a romantic getaway with your partner or a harmonious holiday with your family. All of these scenarios are probable futures of being happy in different settings. One variation of those versions will unfold for you.
Do you have the chance to do what you do best each day at work? Take a moment and think about it. Do you have the chance to do what you do best each day? Not just now and again. Not even just most days. But each and every day.
Take time to incorporate elements that you find beautiful, or as one of my client says, "Oooh, that makes me happy!" Things that evoke that reaction are the things that speak to the soul.
Here are my favorite, life-changing lessons I've learned in my years on the planet:
As an athlete my entire life, a true tomboy growing up, I thought I understood the draw of sports. But it wasn't until I spent a few days with Special Olympics athletes that I realized just how powerful -- and empowering -- sports can truly be.
Not to worry, here are some useful daily tricks that can make you wake up to a great morning every day that promises an active, confident and productive day.
In a world where we're constantly grinding and chasing success, things can become very exhausting. In our quest for success and freedom and liberty, we often get trapped with the whole process and find ourselves losing all the energy and motivation in between.
One of the keys to happy, healthy relationships is accepting and appreciating difference, yet, it is one of the hardest things for humans to do. No wonder so many of us find relationships difficult. Accepting differences is doable if you keep the following guidelines in mind.
Even when I was making $200 a year, I considered myself a success. I was more lost than I'd ever been, sure, but I was in a more honest place than I had ever been also. I might have had to re-learn how to live, but I was also learning for the first time what it meant to be alive.
In the blurry days after my mom died people who had been through the loss of a parent consistently advised, "You need to rest." I nodded, not taking in their words anymore than I was able to take in that this was really happening.
Try practicing authentic gratitude for what you already have and for what is on its way to you. Feeling like you already have what you want opens you up to receive more abundance. Simply put: Practicing gratitude makes you happy, and when you are happy good things happen.
Unless you're purposely trying to be alone, or on a deserted island, the chances of you actually being alone when you travel solo are quite skinny.