• Depression,  General,  Happiness,  Relationships

    Letting Go of Emotional Pain

    The mind creates emotional pain through the thoughts it thinks.  These thoughts come from your resistance to “what is”.  The more intense your pain, the more you are resisting the present moment.  Never will you find emotional pain in the present moment.  In reality the pain you are suffering is just an illusion created by the mind.  However, because many of us allow our minds to control our emotions we live with this unnecessary pain.  This is the same as living outside your-self; outside the present moment. You are and will always be the present moment, but you may not always be in tune with it.  The present moment is…

  • General,  Happiness

    Lacking Belief in Yourself

    Believing in yourself will make you feel confident, self-assured and worthy.  You will stand up for what you believe in, acknowledge your accomplishments, and take pride in your work and efforts. Although things may not always go the way you want them to, you recognize that you did your best and you keep on trying.  You do not acknowledge “failure” as a negative but as a stepping stone toward something better.  You have faith and trust that all is well and great things are yet to come.  You are authentic in who you are and treat yourself with respect.  You nurture and care for your physical, mental and spiritual well-being.…

  • Appreciation,  General,  Happiness

    When Life Feels Crappy

    A crappy life begins with you.  You are the one who controls how you feel which in turn controls how your life is going to feel to you.  Let’s say your week starts out on the wrong foot.  You reluctantly get up on a Monday morning, head into work and you are immediately overwhelmed with work.  You become frustrated, irritated and just want to go home.  The longer you hold onto these negative feelings the worse you are going to feel and the worse your day is going to be.  It is not Monday’s fault or the work’s fault making you feel this way; it is your fault.  Remember, you…