9 QUALITIES YOU SHOULD STRIVE TO DEVELOP: THEY ARE THE HEART AND SOUL OF VIBRANT LIVING

LOVELove is a choice. It is an unconquerable goodwill that always seeks the highest good for others no matter their behavior. It is love that gives freely without asking for anything in return. JOYJoy is deeper than mere happiness. It is being able to express a sense of gladness no matter what circumstances you are in. It is a determination to always be upbeat about life. PEACEA life of peace is the ability to experience wholeness and harmony despite the conflicts of life. It is feeling safe and secure despite living in a world of chaos and violence. PATIENCEPatience is … Continue reading 9 QUALITIES YOU SHOULD STRIVE TO DEVELOP: THEY ARE THE HEART AND SOUL OF VIBRANT LIVING

HOW TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY: 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO

Everyone always says, “Have a good day.” That’s nice but how do you make sure your day is a good one? What control do you have over your day and how it goes? Here are a few suggestions: As soon as you wake up each day, give thanks that you’re alive. After giving thanks, tell yourself why you’re grateful to be alive. Come up with at least one reason. It sounds simple, but starting your day with gratitude sets a positive tone for your whole day. It makes a difference. Eat breakfast. Breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY: 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO

HERE’S WHAT MAKES YOU THE SPECIAL PERSON THAT YOU ARE

What makes you special?It’s not the color of your eyes.It’s not the color of our skin.It’s not what’s on the outside.What’s important is what’s within.It’s not the clothes that you wear.It’s not the words that you impart.It’s not how many friends you have.What counts is what’s within your heartIt’s not at all what you possess.It’s not the talents that you display.It’s not the position you hold in life.No, what makes you special is the love and kindnessyou give to others every day. Continue reading HERE’S WHAT MAKES YOU THE SPECIAL PERSON THAT YOU ARE

WHAT WILL YOUR OBITUARY SAY ABOUT YOU? WHAT DO YOU WANT IT TO SAY?

Whether you are long rememberedor soon forgot after you’re gonedepends on how you lived your lifeand the impact you hadon the lives of others.Was your life one of giving and serving othersor serving your own interests?That’s the bottoms line —what you gave the world,what you contributed.Review your past twelve months.How much of your timedid you invest in thelives and interests of othersas opposed to investing inyour own interests?What did you contribute?Your answer will defineyour legacy.That’s how you will be remembered.That will be your obituary. Continue reading WHAT WILL YOUR OBITUARY SAY ABOUT YOU? WHAT DO YOU WANT IT TO SAY?

NATURE IS MEDICINE THAT WILL CALM YOUR SOUL AND LIFT YOUR SPIRITS

Arise each morningand drink a little Nature.Sip it slowly and savor the fresh flavor.It’s medicineguaranteed to soothe your soul,relax your mind,and lift your spirits.It’s fast-actingand long-lasting.It’s readily availableand costs nothingTake as often as is needed.It’s not only a medicine,it’s also a blessing. Continue reading NATURE IS MEDICINE THAT WILL CALM YOUR SOUL AND LIFT YOUR SPIRITS

HARMONY VERSUS DISHARMONY IN LIFE — DOES IT REALLY MATTER?

I hunger for harmony.Harmony of my mind, heart and soul.Harmony in what I think, say and do.Harmony in hands of all colorbonded together in love, hope and peace.Harmony….why can’t it be?Does it really matter to me?I hunger for disharmony.Disharmony that disrupts the status quo.Disharmony that troubles the heart enoughto heal the hurting, fill the hungry, and erase hate, distrust and despair.Disharmony….why can’t it be?Does it really matter to me? Continue reading HARMONY VERSUS DISHARMONY IN LIFE — DOES IT REALLY MATTER?

WHAT THE LOVABLE UGLY DUCKLING STORY TELLS YOU ABOUT YOURSELF

No matter how ugly, how shameful, how unworthy you might feel, you are still lovable. Always remember that fact….YOU ARE LOVABLE. Accept yourself for who you are. Be assured that you are NOT who others say you are you. Always be your authentic self. Sometimes things happen in life that leave us feeling disconnected. Yet down deep we have a strong desire to be loved, to be connected, to belong. So rather than sit and feel dejected about what has happened, let it be a sign that you are to move in a new direction. Let it push you, shove … Continue reading WHAT THE LOVABLE UGLY DUCKLING STORY TELLS YOU ABOUT YOURSELF