Define Your Values

I've been on a Brené Brown kick lately. Although I have been familiar with her work, and loved her viral TedTalk, and hadn't actually read any of her books. Until last week, when I read two. Dare to Lead and Daring Greatly both discuss the importance of vulnerability and how it can impact personal and... Continue Reading →

Moving Beyond Suffering

Beautiful State V. Suffering I was recently listening to an old Tim Ferriss Show Podcast, which featured Tony Robbins. During the podcast, Tony and Tim discuss the two states of being; A beautiful state and suffering. During our lives we are in one or the other. One cannot be suffering just a little bit, but... Continue Reading →

Visualize.

To help myself stay on track to reach my goals, I surround myself with reminders of what I'm working toward. I Love to surround myself with imagery that will help me maintain a positive mindset, and today i'm sharing a few different techniques to help you as well!

When Life Gives You Avocados

Working on a happiness project is easygoing when life is easy. It’s easy to focus on increasing happiness when there aren’t any major hurdles to tackle. It reminds me of Maslow’s Hierarchy if Needs, one does not pass from one level to the next until needs are met. You can’t focus on self-actualization if you... Continue Reading →

July Happiness Project: Grace

Grace is one of those terms that I think we use often, and yet the true meaning of which is varied. When I decided what each month's project would be I chose Grace and reading something somewhere that Grace is an extension of Gratitude. That when one is truly grateful it is simple to give... Continue Reading →

June Wrap Up

When I chose gratitude and mindfulness for the month of June, I knew it be the perfect topic for a number of reasons. Specifically because we were going to be taking a family vacation to Florida and I wanted to be fully present and just enjoy the vacation. This vacation was the first vacation we... Continue Reading →

The Highs and Lows

Through out this month, and over the past year or so I have been focusing much of my intent on gratitude. In fact, the entire year of 2017, gratitude was my focus on my personal My Intent Project. Through my gratitude journal and daily experiences I have tried to find something to be grateful for... Continue Reading →

32 Reasons to Be Grateful

Today is my birthday! When I was younger it was always the running joke that June was my birthday month, complete with a crown and I think even once a sash. I'm not sure what age it is, but at some point when you become an adult, birthday's become something we stop celebrating and start... Continue Reading →

June Happiness Project

I'm a little late getting started on June's happiness project, which is ironic because the focus this month is on Mindfulness. This month I want to focus on the present and being aware and enjoying the moment. When I worked in the mental health field, I led a therapy group, in which we focused whole... Continue Reading →

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