Love

5 Affirmations for Cultivating Self-Love

Whenever I begin to write my blogs, I silently ask myself what would be the most useful and helpful for the people who will read it. I then think about my life: the main themes, challenges, and lessons that have been popping up. Of course, current events also undoubtedly influences...
Mindfulness

Michelle’s Summer Reading List

Happy Sunday Peacemakers! I hope you all are enjoying your summer! When I was a kid, one of things I loved most about summer, was the list of books we were given to read for school. There was something exciting to me about all of the knowledge contained in a...
Happiness

Change This Habit, Change Your Life

Have you ever done something that you knew was bad for you, but you continued to do it anyway? I bet you probably could answer yes to this question. At some point in our lives, we all fall into the trap of habitually repeating actions that make us feel pretty crummy. Lately,...
Happiness

Using Intentions to Transform Your Life

“You are what your deepest desire is, as your desire is, so is your intention, as your intention is, so is your will, as your will is, so is your deed, as your deed is, so is your destiny.”  Upanishads When seasons change, when I start a new project, when...
Happiness

Becoming Proud

What do you think about when you hear the word proud? What immediately comes to mind? Do you think about your family, your accomplishments, your career? How long down the line do you have to go until you think about yourself? Are you proud of you? What does it mean...
Mindfulness

The Four Questions I Ask Myself Every Day

This week I have been thinking a lot about daily practices, rituals, and habits. When you think about it, the small, simple practices we do every single day, have a great, meaningful impact on our lives. In my opinion, the habits that we create first thing in the morning are...
Mindfulness

Creating a Healthy Relationship with Time

In almost every conversation I have had over the past few weeks, I have made a comment about how fast I feel like time is passing. Are you feeling the same way? My relationship with time is on my mind lately. Perhaps it’s because I feel that I’m getting older, or maybe...
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...

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