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Thursday Thought

Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art.” — Bliss Carman





Less Busyness and More Flow

Feeling too busy? Does busyness impact your happiness?

In this video with Lindsay Reed Maines, I discuss that ever-present feeling of being too busy and how it impacts our happiness. After you watch, please leave us a comment! What boundaries will you set (or “rules” will you make) to curb your busyness this week?

Special thanks to the Quality of Life Foundation, which made this series possible.





Friday Inspiration: A Happy Little Thing Called “Thank You”

I love this experiment in gratitude. These college students are caught off guard when they are asked to share their letters with those for whom they are most grateful. Take inspiration from this exercise, sit down and formulate your thoughts and SHARE them with the special people in your life.

Learn more about the experiment here.





Thursday Thought

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” –Gail Devers





Friday Inspiration: 99 Problems…

No dream is impossible. This (wonderfully hilarious) woman is living proof.





Thursday Thought

A racing mind that reacts sensitively to little things indicates thinking that has lost its spiritual strength. Meditation restores that power.” –Anonymous





Friday Inspiration: Lessons from the Mental Hospital

Glennon’s courage will move you to accept yourself exactly as you are–and inspire you to live a bolder, more meaningful life.





Thursday Thought

Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”
– Steve Maraboli





Friday Inspiration: A Teacher’s Alter Ego

Think you know someone? Often, you don’t know the half of it! This story about an old school teacher warmed my heart a little!





Thursday Thought

Genius is the ability to renew one’s emotions in daily experience.”
–Paul Cezanne