5 Ways to Find Balance & Bliss in Daily Life

Our past does not have to define or confine us. We have the power to choose, now, in this moment, to say YES or NO or MAYBE. We have the power to affect our present and future, yet the wisdom to know that there are many things outside the realm of our control. Finding our […]

Smile Pretty & Abandon Hope.

The secret to a happy life: Give up hope. Or, should I say, hope wisely. Cultivate wise hope. In When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chodron writes: “You could even put ‘Abandon hope’ on your refrigerator door instead of more conventional aspirations…” Chapter 7: Hopelessness and Death “Without giving up hopeā€”that there’s somewhere better to be, […]