contentment

I Spent Years Looking for Happiness in the Wrong Places – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket.” ~Unknown About ten years ago I made the mistake of re-reading my journal from high school. Wow, was I ever a miserable, slightly unstable person. I dated the same (great) guy for three years, but looking back over my handwritten confessions, you would have thought I was dating Mussolini. I had endless complaints, wanted to control everything my boyfriend did, and every other word I wrote was a gripe.…

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Joy Boost – Stop Starving Your Soul – Positivity Article

You know your lungs need oxygen to breathe. You know your heart needs love to feel safe and supported. You know your body needs water to survive. But did you know that your soul needs joy to thrive? And that more than likely due to the pressures of your life, your soul is hungering deeply for the joy it’s being starved from. And this is affecting your health, your feelings of happiness, and even your real wealth. This is not coachy…

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Contentment through Letting Go of Expectations – *Positive Provocations* – Self Improvement Article

‘Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed’ ~Alexander Pope Every morning we wake up and open our front doors to pick up the newspaper and enjoy the fresh news with a nice cup of steaming tea/coffee. Well, that is usually the ritual in my house. Now we have been having this ritual for years and years and I am beginning to think it was passed down from our forefathers…:) When one fine Sunday morning (when…

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Is the Search For Your Passion Frustrating You?

“If we really understood the herculean effort it is to be in a body, to live in this environment and just wake up every morning, perhaps we could appreciate and relax into allowing every breath to be our passion.” ~ Lia In the spiritual community, there is pressure to uncover our passion or purpose. We go to seminars, take courses and get spiritual counseling/coaching to ‘raise our vibration’ to help us uncover our reason for living. And, for some of…

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