Just in this past two weeks I have known tragedy and loss, fraud and disappointment, shame and isolation, depression and despair, aloneness and regret, pain and defeat, sadness and grief. In spite of and despite all this, I have also known kindness and generosity of spirit, compassion and humility, love and care, encouragement and hope.
Life is a rich and complex tapestry of experiences. It’s not about how hard or how many times we fall, it’s about how we rise and
One of my greatest tips for increasing your ‘happiness quotient’ is to practice mindful gratitude.
We must realize that we really don’t need ‘more’. We just need to appreciate what we have. It’s a beautiful and bittersweet way of thinking all at once. We may not have what we want right now, but we still have ‘enough’.
Be thankful for what is, and also be thankful for what has not yet come to you. That means there’s still many possibilities available. Find peace
If we want to thrive in life, we need to take a good hard look in the mirror and then take small, consistent steps to self-correct if necessary.
One trap I often see in my work is believing and insisting that life is simply too hard and too unfair. The truth is, it’s as easy to create positive habits as it is to create negative ones. It’s just a matter of how you spend your time.
You can spend your time doing