Happiness

Remembering Your Power

I was talking to a friend the other day, and she was ranting to me about someone she follows on social media. Based on her commentary of this person, she didn’t really like the person, she didn’t understand the person, and she wasn’t gaining a whole lot by following and...
Happiness

What I Learned When I Started to Tell the Truth

If you had ever asked me if I considered myself an honest person, I would unequivocally answer yes. From when I was a small child, the value of honesty and integrity was deeply instilled in me, and so I felt that honesty was a big piece of who I am...
Happiness

The Truth About Cultivating a Relationship with Yourself

One of my very favorite, and most rewarding aspects of living an aware and mindful life is the privilege of really learning, understanding, and honoring who I am. I truly believe that we are all here for such incredible, unique purposes, and that, we really do ourselves a disservice when...
Happiness

Ghostbusters: How I’ve Handled Being Ghosted

In honor of the spooky season upon us, I felt it appropriate to dive into the very strange, hurtful and all-too-common practice of ghosting. For those of you lucky enough to not know exactly what I’m talking about, I’ll explain. Ghosting is a social phenomenon where, seemingly out of nowhere,...
Happiness

Simple Tools I Use to Manage Frustration

Okay, so, I don’t know if this resonates with all of you (I mean, I hope it does), but these past few months have felt intense. Can you relate? I’m not sure if there’s something happening in the cosmos, on this planet, or just in my small life sphere, but...
Happiness

People Who Are Inspiring Me Right Now

No man (or woman) is an island. Even though we can cultivate all that we wish to be from the inside, life would be pretty boring and uneventful if we didn’t have people around us who inspire, motivate, and teach us what life really is all about. While I know...
Well-Being

5 Affirmations for Embracing Fall

For some reason, the transition from summer to fall always feels a bit tricky for me. I’m not sure if I still have some of that childhood emotion about summertime being the time for lightheartedness and fun, but I know that I’ve always loved the energy of summer, and I’ve...
Mindfulness

How I Weather Incoming Storms

This week has been a whirlwind, to say the least. It’s funny how you can make plans for your life, and then have everything turned upside down when unexpected storms are at your doorstep. I say this in the physical sense, as we in Florida have been bracing ourselves for...
Happiness

What I Want to Remind You About Regarding Purpose

I know that “purpose” is an incredibly hot self-help buzzword these days. If you were to do an internet search on the word, you would probably find dozens of events, workshops, and even blogs hoping to teach about the importance of purpose, and how you can find it. For a...
Mindfulness

Becoming Comfortable With Feeling Uncomfortable

I recently participated in a round-table discussion that tackled a wide variety of topics, from spirituality to politics, to wellness and diversity, and self-care in the social media age. To be honest, I felt a little intimidated even being invited to have a seat at this table. This invitation was...

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