The Lioness and her Reflection

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Once there was a young lioness cub who became lost in the desert. So long did she wander through the desolate dryness that she even forgot she was a lion cub.

Truth to tell, she didn’t know what she truly was, although she still had some vague idea that there might be some proud majestic but perhaps mythical creatures out there known as ‘lions’. But soon she had other worries.

Wandering under the unrelenting merciless heat, our lioness cub became increasingly, then desperately, thirsty. But a small helping of luck mingled with a sprinkle of fate brought her to a large cave in the rocks where she could at last shade herself from the sun’s blistering rays.
As it happened, deep within this cave lay a cool pool of life saving, thirst quenching, lip-smackingly delicious water. Our young lioness couldn’t believe her luck, and was about to dive headlong into the sparkling pool when she noticed something scary… Read More →

Finding Strength and Peace in Times of Grief

griefGrief doesn’t always have rhyme or reason, it doesn’t have a time limit or an expiration date. It is part of your journey and only you can understand your grief. Like an ocean, some times it will be calm, some times the waves will crash against your shore and other times they will be calm but you have to keep swimming.

While deep down we know that we have to remain positive and remember that “this too shall pass” during times of grief, when the waves coming crashing in on us, it’s hard to remain a positive attitude. I want to remind you of these 5 notions to help you through those times. Review them from time to time and remember that there is sacredness in your grief. It is not a mark of weakness but of your immense power. Read More →

How To Make Life Simple Again

Simple_LifeWhen you’re young, life is simple. You’re full of hope and you see the best in the world. There are no biases or agendas.

We like people who smile, we stay away from those who frown. We eat when we’re hungry, drink when we’re thirsty and we do the things that we find entertaining.

The older that we get , the more we complicate things. We become disheartened by negative external influences. We become bitter, suspicious and apprehensive of people and new situations.

Eventually we stop trying new things, trusting new people, taking risks and learning new things. This prevents us from truly living life.

We can gain back the simplicity of our younger years and it’s not that difficult. Because life doesn’t have to be difficult, it is people that make it complex.

Let’s get back to the basics in life. Stop drowning yourself in things that make you feel numb. Rather its alcohol, work or reckless relationships, they only make life more complicated.

Let’s make life simple again. Its easy! Here’s 30 ways to do that: Read More →

Choosing Happiness With Your Words

happiness2Words are not tangible, yet we hold on to them. Words can inspire you, they can move you to tears of both sadness and joy. They can lead you into action and offer you encouragement of sympathy.

There are words of love, admiration and motivation. Through words we can find strength, faith, and imagination. They nourish our soul and grow our mind. They can give us happiness each and every day, if you choose to utilize their power.

In your day-to-day when life is carrying on as normal, we can swing our attitude into optimism and happiness by using language in a positive way. Words have influence on both the speaker and the listener.

Sometimes when we speak we have an unintentional but impactful negative tone. When we speak with negative words or tone, we start to believe that’s how we truly feel, even if it’s not. Read More →