Category Archives: Seeing Things In A New “Light”

Have You Noticed That Life Is Far Too Meaning-FULL?

There used to be a magnet on my grandma’s fridge that said, “It’s mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” If you don’t mind how something turns out, it doesn’t matter and it’s the not mattering that creates that beloved calm feeling. It’s tough to get stressed about something that doesn’t matter… Read More

How Goals Can Mess With Your Sense Gratitude

Thanks to Oprah and our constant consumption of inspirational quotes on Facebook, we get it – we get that gratitude is a thing. In fact, we’re so jazzed about it now we have gratitude journals, we make our kids tell us the one thing they are grateful for at dinner or bedtime, and complaining about… Read More

Change Is Hard, Except When It Totally Rocks

The temporary nature of everything in this world can be tough. We want (or even expect) things to remain the same and we desperately reach for that feeling of security and then inevitably a set of our circumstances are replaced by a new set of circumstances. Nothing is static. Just as you try to get… Read More

The Way We Pursue Happiness Is What Makes It So Darn Elusive

“The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to the love you give.” – Oprah Winfrey Look back on the goals you have had and striven for throughout your life. Why did you want to achieve those successes? If you’re honest with yourself, you’ll come to the conclusion that your pursuit of success was actually… Read More

Your Greatest Joys Have One Thing In Common: Adversity

Think about your life’s crowning glories. Your highest highs. Your happiest of days. They shine just a little brighter and warm your heart just a little more than all the other fond memories you have collected along your path because you triumphed in some way. For all the joys on earth, few compare to those… Read More