Write Like A MotherF!#@$!

That was the caption on a mug I saw on the web. I don’t know how I arrived at this website but you all know how that works—finding yourself at your next place before you’re ready to arrive. Uh hum, that little happy place (that’s sarcasm y’all). Hmmm, if only I could. I detest writing. I find it an inexplicably painful...

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Wisdom Through Fire

Find Something To Feel Good About Today! “We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.” Marcel Proust, French Writer What has been your greatest challenge and how have you turned that lesson into inner wisdom and understanding? My greatest lessons were...

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Happiness Project: A is for Appreciation, Awe and Authenticity

The Alphabet of Happiness Posted: 01/26/2013 10:53 am Randy Taran Author, Producer and founder of Project Happiness Happiness has many aspects: From quiet appreciation to living with zest and passion, it’s great to explore all the various facets available to you now. Inner happiness has many entry points. Try these...

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Art & Activism: Being the Light We Want to See In the World

Whether or not we consider ourselves artists, we are all in the business of creating our lives. Each of us is here to bring to life that something that’s unique to us. None of us is aiming for triteness, in pursuit of the shallow. It’s greatness we’re after–and not some hollow applause coming from somewhere...

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To Love Yourself, Get Enough Sleep

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! Life is too short to sleep on low thread-count sheets. ~Leah Stussy If you love and care for yourself, you’ll make sure you get enough sleep. Are you one of those people that think you function fine on just 4-5 hours of sleep? Maybe you feel you just don’t have the time to...

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Valentine’s Day, Thanks For Loving Me

Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today! “You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” Sam Keen Are you celebrating Valentine’s Day with someone special, or still waiting for that “perfect” person to arrive? The truth is that LOVE is all...

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Every Action Counts

 Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! Ever throw a pebble into a pond and watch the ripple effect?  It’s the same with human beings. Everything we do or say creates ripples that expand in ways we cannot imagine. If you think that your life has no effect on someone else, think again. Everything you say and do counts....

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It’s All In You!

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… Do you believe that anything is possible? It might be hard to grasp but I believe that if you can imagine it the opportunity exists for you to create it. Of course it may not manifest overnight, in fact most things require time to come to fruition. It’s probably a good thing, because...

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Keep It Simple

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today! ” We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. “Mother Teresa  Are you struggling with something today? What is it and how can you make it easier and less stressful for yourself? Life is simple, most of us make it very complicated. Chances are you can end...

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Love the Process

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today! “Live life fully while you’re here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You’re going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes:...

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