Reasons Why We Lose Our Peace
Inner peace is something we all hope for, but like anything else it takes some work to achieve. Peace is waiting within all of us, but unfortunately, we often lose our inner peace and let destructive emotions take over.
If we know what to look for, we can stop these negative emotions in their path and keep the peace as a part of our daily lives.
Here are some of the reasons why we lose our peace:
- We Expect Perfection. Sometimes we do this without realizing it, but we always seem to be str…
Lift Your Spirits by Keeping a Neat, Clean Home
Although there are those who believe that having a neat home isn't one of the more important aspects of life, the reality is that your spirits can be lifted by having a certain amount of order in the house. And cleanliness matters, too.
If you'd like to see your mood improve, there are simple ways to do it without ever leaving your house! Consider these ideas:
1. The mood and tone of your home influence how you feel. The types of furnishings are less important than the level of cleanliness an…
Top Tangible Benefits of Optimism
There are two general attitudes you can hold: Pessimism and optimism. Pessimists have poorer long-term results than optimists. Optimists are healthier, happier, and more successful. If you’ve been accused of being pessimistic, rethink your perspective. Optimism is a more enjoyable way to live.
Optimism has many advantages over pessimism:
1. You’ll excel. When learning a new skill, studies have shown that optimistic people tend to overestimate their current skill level. However, those that are …
The Successful Road to Spiritual Wellness
Have you made several, unsuccessful efforts to achieve spiritual wellness? You can probably relate to how difficult it can be to achieve. Spiritual wellness takes effort and introspection.
There’s indeed a road you can take that leads to spiritual wellness. The journey may be long, rough, and trying, but it's achievable.
Review this helpful guide for building a foundation of spiritual wellness. While you may want to adopt one element at a time, you'll be better off attempting a full transforma…
The Power of Forgiveness
You may have times when you’ve been hurt or feel angry toward someone close to you. They may have said something that devastated you or performed some behavior without thinking that triggered feelings of frustration and anger. And yet you still hope to include them in your life.
The wisest thing to do is to forgive whenever you have these experiences.
But forgiving often proves to be more challenging than you think! Fortunately, it’s one of my specialties and if you need assistance, contact me…
The Fear of Success: Self-Sabotage
Do you embrace success? Do you envision yourself with health, wealth, and other abundance? In going after your hopes and desires, you might be surprised to encounter your fear of success.
If you find yourself achieving only small, fleeting successes, but the great things you deserve always seem just out of reach, you may be the victim of your fear of success.
Your fear of success may be tough to identify and understand because the causes are frequently hidden from conscious awareness. Your fea…
The Don’ts of Successful People
Do you keep making the same mistakes? If you do, you might find that you make little progress in your life. There is a huge opportunity to learn from your mistakes. Those that successfully learn from their mistakes wind up being highly successful. Those that repeat them struggle. Imagine how your life would be different if you never made the same mistake twice.
Learn from your mistakes and vow to never repeat them:
1. Don’t make excuses. Excuses are preparations for failure. An excuse is a jus…
Stop Hurrying and Start Living
If you’re not getting enough things done on your to-do list, you’re not alone. It’s common to feel a little overwhelmed, rushed, and even guilty when you’re unable to get everything done each day. Staying focused and in the moment is challenging.
Then the little things seem to start piling up. The dishes are dirty and the laundry needs to be done. The only obvious solution is to be even busier and to schedule every minute of the day.
It’s important to remember that nothing stays finished for l…
Shame – You Have the Power to Heal It
Shame is a complex human emotion that we all experience at one time or another. You might feel shame because of something about your appearance, events related to your family, or even a lack of education. You might feel you're not worthy somehow. Shame shows itself in many forms.
Even if you struggle greatly with managing your shame, trust in the knowledge that you can heal it.
Consider the following methods to strengthen your emotional health and soothe your spirit:
Identify shame's presence.
Say Goodbye to Complaining
We complain because we hope it will lighten our burdens, but it usually makes them feel heavier. We start exaggerating our troubles, and our gloom spreads to those around us. Pretty soon, minor irritations loom larger, and our health may decline.
While it would be difficult to stop complaining completely, you can train yourself to complain less and do it more constructively. Use these tips to help you deal with dissatisfaction.
4 Tips for Complaining Less:
1. Monitor your behavior. Studies sh…