Gratitude is more than just saying thank you. It is truly being and feeling grateful for all that you are, all that you are becoming, and all that you have. We tend to take things and people for granted when at anytime we could lose them.
When you practice gratitude on a daily basis it not only keeps you in tune with your Inner Life, but it takes the focus off of the negative aspects of your life. Feeling gratitude creates positive energy that flows out into the Universe bringing you more things to be grateful for. Feeling and being grateful for even the smallest of things will yield great benefits. The more gratitude you feel the more resistance you will dissolve within yourself. You will no longer be going against the natural flow of life but floating happily along with it.
If you find yourself unhappy and surrounded by things you don’t want, find at least one thing to be grateful for and feel it ~ really feel the gratitude for it. It doesn’t matter what it is, just feel grateful in the having of it. Within a matter of minutes, if not seconds, you will feel a shift in your energy and your mind will automatically start focusing on other things to be grateful for.
If feeling gratitude seems more like work or does not come easy to you, start a gratitude journal. Every night before bed take a few minutes and write down 3 things you were grateful for during that particular day. It does not matter what it is as long as you can feel the gratitude toward it. When you get up the next morning, start your day off by re-reading those things. This will instill the positive feelings you had about them and start your day off on a grateful foot!
Love & Light,
Being happy is not complicated nor is life, we just choose to complicate it. We complicate it with our past, our future, negative thinking and/or our beliefs. However, when you live through your Inner Life these things cease to exist because they are a figment of your imagination. They are what your mind is thinking, not who you are. You are the present moment and you are true happiness – pure – positive – plain and simple!
True happiness is the internal stable presence of unconditional love, peace, harmony, abundance and well-being. It exists under any and all circumstances. This does not mean you won’t experience negative emotion, because you will. It just means you will be happy even if you do not feel happy.
Think of yourself like that of an electrical circuit. As long as you stay connected to the Source (Inner Life), you will always have power; you will always be “working” correctly. This connection will yield true happiness and give you access to whatever you desire. It is when you rely upon external resources you lose your connection and power in a never-ending cycle of ups and downs. External resources do in fact create the feeling of happiness and are very fulfilling at the time of inception but eventually the euphoria they bring will fizzle out and you will be left wanting bigger, better and more.
Inner Life = Source
Source = True Happiness
True Happiness = Inner Life
Living through your Inner Life allows the constant flow of positive energy. This positive flow of energy journey’s out into the Universe, and as we all know, like attracts like. Your energy will then “attach” itself to the same likeness and immediately bring it back to you whether it be in the form of a positive emotion, a joyous life experience, or a material object.
Simply put, uncomplicate your life and allow happiness by living through your Inner Life first and foremost. Live in the present moment, for YOU are the present moment, and YOU are true and lasting happiness! Leave the rest behind and enjoy what life has to offer you right NOW!
Love & Light,
How bad do you want to be happy ~ to live in happiness instead of pain? How bad do you just want to break open and free yourself from all the things you know in your heart are causing you unhappiness, sadness, grief, depression or pain? When is enough going to be enough ~ what is it going to take for you to wake up and see what’s happening? To see how much time you are wasting ~ precious time ~ time you will never ever be able to get back. Do you have to completely lose yourself before you realize, before you see?
Do you truly and deeply, more so than anything else in this world want to feel good and be truly happy no matter what? Are you willing to do whatever it takes to get to where you want to be? Are you willing to turn and walk away ~ to make any and all changes necessary? To walk away from the things that only you know are holding you back. To walk away from the things you know are not a part of who you truly are. The things that cause you the most grief. Are you willing to let them go for your own freedom and peace of mind? Are you willing to let go of the people in your life who enable negative behaviors, show more support for who you are not, then who you are. The people who you may care about but just don’t see in your future. The people who remain stagnant with no dreams of their own ~ who live unhealthy and unhappy lives.
Are you 100% willing to put yourself first, to love yourself so much that you are willing to pay the price for your freedom. The price of stepping into the unknown with faith and courage. The price of being willing, no matter what, to face your fear and pain head on ~ to no longer be afraid but instead to love every moment of this time, of this change. To embrace it, to appreciate it, to accept it and then to let it go? Nothing will change if you don’t move through it. Nothing will change if you don’t let it go. It is just a feeling ~ a feeling that can no longer hurt you or make you unhappy because you are not willing to let it.
Are you ready for the most incredible journey of your lifetime? Then I say this to you ~ stop lying to yourself and everyone else! Stop walking around waiting for things to change! Stop existing and start living! Stop relying so heavily on your outer life and rely solely on your Inner Life ~ on the greater and most powerful part of all that you are, all that you’ve been, and all that you will ever be. Stop being unhappy and do whatever it takes to get to where you want to be! Happiness is the key to all that life has to offer – guaranteed!
If true and lasting happiness is what you seek, seek first from within. Live, breathe and be your Inner Life. Quiet your mind, focus solely on the present moment and allow the power of your Inner Life guide you to where you want to be ….
Love & Light,