Beauty: A Saving Grace

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.

By |2021-09-12T03:23:04-04:00September 12th, 2021|Finding Joy, Finding Peace, Nature & Healing|0 Comments

How to Enjoy Life More

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.

What Is Holy Leisure?

Whether your week has been extra challenging or par for the course, Sundays can be a restorative day of rest. For me, the healthiest way to “power up,” take a “rest from stress,” and reconnect to truth, love, beauty, and joy is through holy leisure.

A Walk with Cat Fantastic

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.

Empower Yourself with Kindness

If you kindly take a backseat to everyone else, this article is for you! Although self-sacrifice has its place in times of crisis, a life lived without regular regard and support for what’s best for us can lead to unfulfilled dreams, misery, and escapism through addictive behaviors. Instead of sacrificing ourself, if we foster more joy within—through kindness, we’ll not only experience the kindness, but it will also radiate onto everyone and everything in our world. In today’s article, we’ll look at ways for us to become a beacon of kindness.

Receiving Life’s Gifts

Receiving can be challenging! Through my work inspiring and encouraging people to be fulfilled in healthy ways and kick their dead-end habits to the curb, I’ve seen the rise of resistance and irritation within people when they are presented with any gift, such as a compliment, care, or kindness that they feel they do not deserve. I’ve also seen the sheer relief and delight in those very same people who learned to allow themself to receive.

Truth or Snare PART 1: Do You Know Your truth?

If you know your truth, do you honor it or ignore it, speak it or stuff it? And how might this affect you and your family? The detrimental results of untruths include: low self-esteem, unfulfilling relationships, heartbreak, family problems, and more. It would seem that truth-telling would be a better and healthier solution. So why does it seem so difficult?

Pretend Love or True Love?

Today’s article explores the surface of superficial relationships, their common beginnings and endings, and ways we can move towards genuine connections. We’ll also discover what type of love we are currently in, and how to be true to ourself.

Do You Abandon Yourself for “Love”?

During Valentine’s week, our hope for human love may reach unparalleled heights. We may want love so much, that we might abandon what we know is actually best for us. In my work inspiring myself and others to kick harmful habits to the curb, I’ve seen powerful life changes happen when we refuse to abandon our best self for love. In today’s article, we’ll look at ways we can always “be there” for our best self, and never feel abandoned again.

By |2021-04-13T20:10:10-04:00February 14th, 2021|Empowerment, Finding Joy, Long-Term Solutions, Self Love|1 Comment

Stress Blocks Intuition

Like the sound of static while trying to tune in to a radio station, stress is the static that blocks our ability to clearly receive intuitive messages. When we allow thoughts of worry or fear to inundate our mind, and feelings of inadequacy or doubt to fill our bodies, we say to intuition, “I got this. I’m doing everything I can. I’m working on this situation by stressing. I don’t need your help. I’m busy.”

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