Happiness

Remembering the Importance of Gratitude

Sometimes I get stuck in really negative mind games with myself. I think everyone does. Some days we have bad days. Maybe we spend too much time watching the news, or on the Internet comparing ourselves with others.  Or, maybe we’ve eaten poorly or have received bad work at news....
Mindfulness

4 Common Spiritual Myths & 1 Spiritual Truth

With years in the spiritual and self-help world, I have spent much of my time as a student, watching, witnessing, and taking it all in. Perhaps this is due to the deep desire in me to always want to learn more and understand more. Treading the spiritual waters at times...
Mindfulness

What Having a Peaceful Mind Means to Me

One of the most common questions I get is how to obtain a peaceful mind, and this is not surprising, as we are named Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life. This week I have been  thinking a lot about what it means exactly to have a peaceful mind, perhaps because my mind...
Happiness

How to Make Big Life Changes Less Scary

As human beings, we tend to be creatures of habit. We like to feel safe and secure in our comfort zones. But of course, we know, life just doesn’t work this way. Life ebbs and flows, things change suddenly, we transition, move, grow, etc. Life is filled with changes. Every...
Happiness

The One Habit That Robs You of Happiness

Although we are different and unique people, fulfilling incredibly amazing purposes on this earth, we all share a common desire: happiness. We all greatly want to be happy, feel fulfilled, and have a sense of satisfaction when it comes to our lives and the legacies we leave. In my opinion,...
Love

Releasing Codependency

If you were to ask me what I think one of life’s biggest lessons is, I would without hesitation say, relationships. If you stop and think about it, relationships infiltrate every single part of our lives. How we relate to our partners, our spouses, friends, family, colleagues, strangers, the environment,...
Mindfulness

Finding Purpose in Pain

Wishing all our friends who celebrate a very Happy Easter! Many of you might not know, that I spent much of my growing up years immersed in the Greek Orthodox church. My dad was a chanter and taught catechism classes, so I had a front row seat to all things...
Mindfulness

The One Feeling We Cannot Ignore

Feelings come and go, sometimes they are wonderful and sometimes they are quite unpleasant. Sometimes the craziness of our lives puts us into autopilot, creating a space where we avoid or suppress our feelings.  I believe that it’s very important to let all of our feelings come to the surface...
Mindfulness

Michelle’s Guide to Mindful Eating

It’s Sunday. My very favorite day of the week. This is the day I get to share with you my take on living your best and happiest life. While I do love writing and sharing, my absolute favorite part about this little community is the honesty, trust, and vulnerability as...
Well-Being

5 Tips for Cultivating Inner Strength

This week I want to talk about the word strength. and what I believe it means to be strong. Often when we hear the word strong, we think of muscle and physical capability. Today I will talking about inner strength and mental toughness. While the physical is certainly important, and...

Editors Pick

The Practice by Barb Schmidt

Barb offers readers life-changing spiritual guidance in an easy to follow format, and what makes this book so magnificent is that she has infused her own stories and struggles to help readers connect and learn.
Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of May Cause Miracles