50 Mindfulness Quotes To Inspire Present Moment Awareness

mindfulness quotesAround the time I turned forty, I discovered I could draw. I’d never had any artistic talent, or at least I didn’t think so, but it all came bubbling to the surface at midlife.

I’d read a book called The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron, and it inspired me to give drawing a try…. Continue Reading…

10 Ways To Snap Out Of Apathy

snap out of apathyIf there’s such a thing as a “belly-up” emotion, apathy fits the bill.

Apathy is actually defined as the absence of emotion.

It’s white noise. Dead air. You feel like a chunk of flavorless tofu. Not happy. Not sad. Not angry. And certainly not passionate.

You’ve probably heard people say they knew they were out of… Continue Reading…

The Ultimate List of Values

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Your core values are the guiding principles of your life that help you determine your behavior, words, and actions. It’s essential to your personal evolution to take stock of your values on a regular basis, and then make the necessary changes to align your life with these most critical values.

Living in harmony with your… Continue Reading…

22 Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

signs of an unhealthy relationshipAbraham Lincoln was a great president but not a very happy man.

Aside from dealing with the Civil War, coping with the death of two of his sons, and suffering bouts of depression, he and Mary Lincoln had a very unhealthy marriage.

Mary was known to be self-centered, eccentric, prone to outbursts of temper, jealous,… Continue Reading…

10 Ways To Be More Assertive

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Anna hates to rock the boat.

Whenever her best friend Linda suggests a place for dinner or a movie they might see together, Anna never disagrees.

Linda has strong opinions and knows exactly what she wants. When Anna brings up a different option, Linda always overrides her, so it’s… Continue Reading…

The Present Moment: 10 Ways To Be Happy Right Now

The Present MomentI am reading a fascinating novel right now about a women who has lost her long-term memory.

She wakes up every day next to her husband — a man she doesn’t recognize — in a room she can’t identify, with a life she can’t recall. Every day, someone has to explain to her who… Continue Reading…

10 Signs Of A Good Relationship

10 Signs of a Good RelationshipAsk yourself this: why did you get involved in your love relationship in the first place?

Were you looking for someone you could have a good fight with when you felt like it?

Were you hoping to have someone handy who would meet all of your needs?

Were you looking for someone to have around the house… Continue Reading…