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...

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....

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,...

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...

Freedom Through Forgiveness

To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and discover that the prisoner was you—Lewis B. Smedes This quote has been resonating with me all week and I had a hunch that we all may be needing a little reminder about the importance of forgiveness and living in freedom. There...

How to Be Your Own Best Friend

When I think about the aspects of our lives that tend to bring us stress, the first thing that comes to my mind is relationships. Thinking back as far as I can remember, it has been the varying of feelings that comes in relating with people in many different circumstances,...

How to Deal with Change

I have had a lot of requests lately for a blog on how to make life-changing decisions. I promise you guys, that blog is coming! This week I want to talk about how to deal with big life changes that are made for you or that happen to you. Basically I...

Create Your Best Year

Happy New Year! There is something so exciting about a new year. It is time to start fresh and begin a new chapter of our lives. While the clean slate feeling is wonderful, it can also feel daunting. There is so much potential for the year ahead. How do we...

Michelle’s Guide for a Peaceful Holiday

As cliché as it might sound, Christmastime truly is my favorite time of year. I just love the lights, the cheer, and the sense of magic in the air during this peaceful holiday. Though all of these qualities are beautiful, I sometimes allow myself to get too caught up in...

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