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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Michelle’s Choosing to See the Good Challenge

I was talking to my mom the other day about the topic of my blog for this week and rattling off a few ideas that I was  ruminating on, when she boldly looked at me and said, “Please write something uplifting. So many people I speak to feel negativity around...

How to Be More Present

I don’t know about you, but for me lately life feels like it’s moving at a rapid speed. I find myself questioning just where have the first few months of this year gone. Chances are time actually has not sped up, we as human beings have increased our speed. We are...

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