Live from the inside out. That's my motto for the year. I have put the kibosh on following social convention and fulfilling other's expectations. Living in a box of someone else's making leaves little room for sharing your gifts with the world.
I thought about what it would be like to go to work because it was my vocation. I wondered what would it be like to wake up every day and feel a strong feeling of suitability for my occupation? How would it change the way I experienced the world if instead of seeing work as a necessity.
Instead of looking outwards for happiness, simply look within at all the ways you are preventing yourself from being happy in this very moment -- and work on letting them go. To get you started, here are 27 common things that prevent our happiness.
Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.
Because a balanced day is ever shifting and impossible to copy, the only way to solve your personal balance equation is to turn to your inner wisdom -- that voice inside you that tells you exactly what you need.
There are moments in life where change is thrust upon you, pushing and stretching you beyond your known world. At other times, you decide to make a change because you want something different or because the status quo feels hollow and you know there is more.
So why is it that so many people are unsatisfied with their current work? Why do we ignore our hearts calling and continue down the path of status quo? The are the top seven reasons we don't pursue our passion and how to move past them.
Artists, innovators, and the wise have found a way to tap into a creative field that has no boundaries and is directly accessible to all. This infinite field is sometimes referred to as pure consciousness or pure awareness. It cannot be fully grasped by the intellect.
Having worked in high-tech Fortune 500 companies for 20+ years, I knew that one of my strongest skills was following my intuition and jumping into action. Yet, I rarely felt free to openly admit or share that "my intuition or gut" was my guidance.
A new year delivers new hope for improvement. And as much as we dread the effort this entails, we must bear in mind that we're the only ones who can make ourselves better in any and every way. Strive for the right kinds of change in 2015 and broaden your horizon so that it becomes endless.
I'd talk myself out of my own feelings because they seemed so out of place to where everyone else was. So I'd simply go along with it and only express my frustrations vaguely to a few select people in fear that my irritation was somehow "wrong."
We have to examine who's actually setting standards for what is an acceptable version of femininity. The patriarchy reaffirms this ideal of acceptable femininity to better conceptualize, understand, and control the fairer sex.
Taking a deep breath and allowing the words to flow through my fingers, trusting that they are divinely guided. Trusting that my guides and divine source is entrusting me with the words to share that will inspire thought, emotion and a recognition of yourself.
Our dreams can be deeply powerful intuitive messengers that hold keys and clues to our deepest selves. Far beyond their ability to amuse or terrify us, they hold a profound communication system that when we learn to understand we can use to heal and transform our lives.
I thought I'd be sad, but when I woke up that morning it just felt right. Sometimes it pays to follow your instincts. If I'd rushed to shave earlier in my diagnosis, this would have been a completely different article, titled "What The F*ck Did I Just Do?!"
I certainly haven't learned all there is to learn about life, but there are a few things that I know for sure. These universal truths apply to you no matter where you are in life or what mistakes you've made in the past. So read them, apply them, and watch the magic happen in your life.