Letting Go

10 Hard Truths To Bring More Wisdom Into Your Life — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Photo taken in Assisi, ItalySome of life’s hard truths are so simple that many of us have a really tough time accepting them and this only makes our lives more complicated. “There is a feeling which is much more important than happiness, success, or any other sense of achievement in life. It is the feeling of being at home with yourself.”~Rudá Iandê This quote is by the shaman Rudá Iandê. He’s probably the person who has done more to help…

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The Art of Slow Living: How to Reclaim Your Peace and Joy – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“In today’s rush, we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just being.” ~Eckhart Tolle We’re going to start with a visualization exercise. Set a timer for one minute, close your eyes, and reflect on your happiest childhood memories… I was born into a family of wanderers, individuals who held a deeply rooted love of travel, and an even deeper sense of adventure. My happiest childhood memories are the times when…

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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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Six Things To Remember When It’s Time To Actually Move On – Personal Development Article

One, he’s gone. He’s not coming back. He is now a wind passing to your window, forcing you to remember the smell of his breath and the warmth of his palm and the faithlessnes of his lips pressing towards yours. You will remember the feeling of touching his scalp as you scratch his thin hair until he sleeps, you will remember him in every knock on the door, in every missed calls from an unknown number, in every flickering lights…

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Why My Abuse Is No Longer a Secret – Happiness Article

“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” ~Anne Lamott To say I had a tough life would be a gross understatement. Growing up in a strict Catholic Italian family I endured my fair share of emotional and physical abuse. I was unloved and suffered great violence at the hands of both my parents, mostly my father. No one ever talked about this. On…

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How I Stopped Being Busy and Why I’m Now More Fulfilled – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Sometimes doing less is more than enough.” ~Kris Carr Two years ago I made a radical lifestyle shift. Prior to this change, I was constantly striving to do more, to achieve more, to be more. I was squeezing as much as I could into any given day. I was in conflict between building a business, working, studying, and having time for pleasure and fun. I was taking on way too much and losing myself in the process. Building a business…

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How to Release Past Suffering and Be Happy Again — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Photo by ZACHARY STAINES Being sad and feeling low is sometimes natural in life. We all have our ups and downs, and even if we are suffering from depression, there are ways to brighten up a bit. You might feel sad or depressed because of some past events and situations. That is normal because everyone can get hurt, but you shouldn’t dwell on such events and feelings, because your future is filled with great things. 6 Powerful Ways to Release…

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On Learning to Let Go of Who You Were — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“Nostalgia is an illness for those who haven’t realized that today is tomorrow’s nostalgia.” ― Zeena Schreck We went to New York for some festive shopping…and took a trip down memory lane. We lived in New York for a few years and with as many years away, the City was still as familiar as ever. NYC is my favorite city in the world actually.  It has an energy like nowhere else somehow.   But New York has personal significance for…

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The Path to Healing Your Heart — Purpose Fairy

“Forgive yourself for what you think you’ve done or not done. At every moment, you had your reasons for all of your actions and decisions. You’ve always done the best that you could do. Forgive yourself.” Doreen Virtue For me, the past years have been somewhat filled with almost everything. From heartbreak, building myself back up, to getting to trust life and people again. From moving to another country, starting fresh, to meeting new people and making new friends. From…

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Let Go — Purpose Fairy

Nobody said it was easy to move on after any past relationships, so when my three-year relationship ended, my life fell apart a little. Well, a lot. It was the biggest most painful personal growth experience I had gone through. I now know what a true heartbreak feels like. The kind that makes a sound as it shatters inside your chest. Despite the loneliness, the grief, and the pain, I am grateful for the gifts of the relationship and the…

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11 Ways To Slow Down During The Holiday Season – The Zen Mama’s Blog

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I think I hear it and say it everyday:“I don’t have enough time! I’m too busy!”And now the Holiday Season is on it’s way…it can be overwhelming! And quite honestly it’s true! You have kids, sports, groceries, laundry, cooking and often a job. Throw in a holiday party and you may come undone! When your children are young, they need your attention all the time. You often need to be with…

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