Entries Tagged as 'Happiness'

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

6 Ways to Stop Jealousy from Breaking Your Heart

“Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy.  For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistible urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex.  Yippee.”
―J.R. Ward
Truth be told, sometimes we have to let go of what’s killing us, even if it’s killing us to let go.  And jealousy is one of […]

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

18 Great Reminders When You’re Having a Bad Day

Sometimes you have to get knocked down lower than you’ve ever been to stand up taller than you ever were before.  Sometimes your eyes need to be washed by your tears so you can see the possibilities in front of you with a clear vision again.

Last night I had a long conversation with my wise, […]

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

27 Stressful Things You Tolerate Too Often

Life is to be enjoyed and appreciated, not endured and tolerated.

In life, unnecessary tolerations can bleed you of energy and make it impossible for you to function effectively.  You can’t live a happy, successful, fulfilling life when you’re spending all your energy tolerating things that shouldn’t be tolerated.  Sometimes you need to put your foot […]

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

7 Crazy Mistakes We Make in the Pursuit of Happiness

by Chantalle Gerber

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of.  You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
―Albert Camus
Let’s face it.  Every time you turn around, you find new advice on being happy.  Books promising to reveal the true secret of happiness.  Blog […]

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

11 Ways to Let Go and Feel Less Stress

“Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars.  You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.”
―C.S. Lewis
This morning, I received a long email from a reader named Evan who is struggling with letting go of a failed relationship.  In his email he explains, in rather vivid detail, […]

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

7 Important Life Lessons Everyone Learns the Hard Way

“People never learn anything by being told,
they have to find out for themselves.”
―Paulo Coelho
Today marks the five-year anniversary of a close friend’s unexpected passing.  This morning I caught myself reflecting on that dreary morning when I received the news, and how several colleagues and acquaintances whom I barely knew came up to me over the […]

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

20 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is simply believing you’re worthy of the trip.

Truth be told, you can’t berate yourself into a better version of yourself.  And even though I know this, I sometimes still fall victim to my own negative thinking.  Sometimes I’m downright rude to myself.  I make a mistake, or […]

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

22 Harsh Truths that Will Jolt You Awake

Once you know better, you can do better.

Angel and I receive dozens of amazing emails from amazing people every day.  This morning I received three that truly blew me away.  And while I won’t share these emails in their entirety with you, out of respect for each person’s privacy, I will share one small paragraph […]

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

12 Promises You Should Make to Yourself and Keep Forever

When you become your own best friend, life is easier.

Life is not all rainbows and butterflies.  It can be tough sometimes.  And you’ve paid a heavy price to get this far, so the best option is to really make it count by moving forward from where you are.  Free yourself from the world’s negativity – […]

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

9 Signs It’s Time to Take a Step Forward

You think 60,000 thoughts a day.  Don’t waste 59,999 of them on limited, negative, unproductive thinking.

A person does not have to be behind bars to be a prisoner.  People can be prisoners of their own concepts, choices and ideas.  This is how countless intelligent people waste the majority of their lives.  It’s sad, but true.
As […]