Beauty moves us. It affects our thoughts, feelings, and being, in powerful and indescribable ways. Some of us experience beauty in ways that change us forever, reforming what we believe about our self and life. In today’s article, we’ll talk about this redeeming and restorative power, of beauty.
Most of us come into this world with an intrinsic ability to have fun. We can see it when we watch kids play with water and just about anything. If somewhere along adulthood we fell out of love with life, this article offers lighthearted ways for us to enjoy life more.
When we learn to see money as one of many types of wealth in our life, we can grow personally and spiritually. Today, we’ll explore how debt can drain more than our bank accounts, and how a shift in our perspective can supply us with joyful, healthy, life dividends and a debt-free state of mind.
Does the idea of moving forward from the “comfort” of something we know, into the “discomfort” of something we don’t, seem frightening? If so, today’s article will take a closer look at our discomfort, then help us move through it by applying a healthy dose of faith.
Regardless how perfect, ordinary, or tragic our childhood, parents place an indelible mark on who we are: our DNA, strengths and weaknesses, hopes and dreams, beliefs of what’s possible, level of self-esteem, and even our hope for the future. In today’s article, we’ll explore how to pick up the reigns where our fathers left off, and ride our personal chariots, also known as bodies, into the sunset of life, also called empowerment.
If we feel or believe that we’ve been abandoned by someone we love, the loss and grief that we experience may be so intense that we might dive into distraction, protection, or both. Whether we seek solace in drink, food, drug, work, gambling, sex, the nearest quiet cave, or something else, these types of choices are like a Band-Aid on a chainsaw wound. They don’t cover or heal us, and they leave us open to further injury and infection.
In today’s world of hyper-sensitive reactions to issues of perception, feathers can get ruffled. Today’s topic of abandonment is, at the very least, a touchy subject. Why? Because the perception of being abandoned is an opinion and perspective. For example, a child may feel she was abandoned by her parents. Meanwhile, her parents, having done no self-reflection, defend their style of parenting and feel that their child was given everything.
Sometimes, we may seek more love or a different kind of love from our mother than she can give. In today’s article, we’ll gently look at ways to allow ourself to receive a satisfying love that makes us feel nurtured and whole from within, without seeking it from our mom.
Today’s article shares stories and lessons from my kitty-cat, Caviar. I’ve met a lot of people who either have negative thoughts about cats, or don’t know much about them. Even my Cuban brother, Angel, came from a cultural upbringing that defined black cats as bad luck. However, his cultural prejudice did a 180 after he came to live with me and my black cat, Caviar.
One sunny, summer afternoon, Lady Jane shared her dearest motto—the key to her success. “You know,” she said, “I may be certain of only one thing... that little things mean everything. The little things are really big things.” How true! Whether it’s being a powerful woman, creating joyful relationships, leading a business, writing a novel, or building willpower...