Are you currently experiencing feelings of sadness, frustration, or even hopelessness? Perhaps your emotions are so strong that you no longer feel like you’re in control of your life. You are not alone. With the world in its current state of global crisis, it’s easy to feel like everything is out of our hands. However, the truth is that we still have the power to take control of our lives and engage in simple, everyday activities that make us feel good and worth-while, even when it seems like there’s no light to be found.
Establishing a sense of inner peace and calm is one of the most important things we can do to live a life full of joy and wellness, but for many of us it can feel like an impossibility. This is especially true when times are tough, which they inevitably are during different periods of everyone’s life. With the world currently in the midst of a global crisis, it’s no wonder why people everywhere are finding it difficult to dwell within the peace that resides in all of us.
Thankfully, finding inner peace does not have to be an...more
I heard the phrase above multiple times a day from both of my children. The grammar in this sentence is so wrong, but the message is so right! When I first started out on my soul journey one of the blocks or challenges I faced was learning the art of BEING. This one was tough for me. As a full-time educator, full-time mom, and a full-time business owner, I was constantly in "go" mode. The days were filled with must-do's and the nights were filled with should-do's. I had lost the ability to relax, stay present, and just BE.
What does it mean to BE? To BE is...more
In my last blog post, I discussed five reasons why cultivating gratitude is an essential part of living a happier, healthier, and more mindful life. In this post, I share four simple practices that can help you feel more grateful. Although it may seem difficult to see the light when things are dark, practicing gratitude doesn’t have to be a chore. In fact, practicing gratitude is something that many people come to look forward to once they begin to incorporate it into their everyday life. If you’re looking for some simple ways to cultivate gratitude, here are four small practices that can...more
When life is difficult, it can be hard to feel thankful for the simple things that sustain us — the air we breathe, the ground we walk upon, the people that nourish us. However, taking time each day to cultivate gratitude is an essential part of living your life in soul joy. In this blog post, I discuss five reasons why gratitude matters. If you’re interested in learning more about how to live a life full of gratitude, be sure to check out my seven-step course, The Journey to Joy or sign up for my...more
Sometimes the path to a mindful life can feel too big to comprehend. I believe that the key to developing self-confidence, patience, and gratitude, is taking your journey to joy one step at a time. This means that there are times when you might need to forego the big picture in order to find the small, everyday details that matter. The essence of mindfulness is noticing. By noticing the simple things around you, you can begin to develop a sense of inner peace unlike anything you have experienced before.
In this blog post, I discuss 15 small joys in life to remember at times when you...more