Hope For Change

Hope is necessary for success. Without it, we shut down, closing ourselves off to many of life’s possibilities. When we lack hope, we lack vision.  We become blinded by what is, losing the ability to see what can be.  Hope allows us to move forward.  It is not a strategy in and of itself, but…

Effort And Optimism

We do not have to try very hard to find something to be upset about, to criticize, or to complain about. Negativity is easy. It is also lazy and selfish. More difficult, but also infinitely more worthwhile, is finding things to be happy about, to be grateful for, and to celebrate. Positivity, specifically optimism, requires…

Change Starts Here

Instead of being worried or frustrated by the fact that certain things are beyond of our reach and outside of our control, we should take comfort in this knowledge. This knowledge gives us a baseline, a starting point, and a firm footing from which to pivot. Knowing what we have no power over in our…

Meaningful Necessity

It is important for us to understand the difference between necessity and luxury. Through this understanding, we are empowered by the knowledge of what we can live with and without. With this vital truth held deep within our hearts, we become capable of fully appreciating all of the excess in our lives for what it…

Looking For A Detail Of Hope

The ability to appreciate and rejoice in the tiniest details of our lives can be extrapolated out to an immense sense of gratitude for the bigger picture if we allow it to. Sometimes life, with all of the complexity and challenges it presents to us from day to day, can become overwhelming. There are times…