Inner Self Reliance

“To find yourself, think for yourself.” Socrates I must admit that for many years, I was a bit emotionally needy. I wanted someone else to make me happy, blamed others for my unhappiness, sought to fulfill my emotional needs through others. Only in the past few years have I been becoming more emotionally self reliant. … More Inner Self Reliance

Words Of Appreciation

“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” Iyanla Vanzant Some things may be equally essential but nothing is more important than a healthy sense of self esteem and appreciating … More Words Of Appreciation

With Clarity

  “The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” Jean-Paul Sartre When I think back at some of the things I would have loved to have understood when I was younger, life would have been much simpler. Here are some things I have come … More With Clarity


This poem is just so pretty and simple and inspiring…. I like to think of hope as something that is always there, whispering ‘it will be better’.   Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the … More Hopefulness

True Forgiveness

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi Forgiveness is choosing happiness over hurt, we can either have acceptance or resistance. I know myself, holding on to the hurt, prolongs and intensifies the pain. It is about acknowledging the fact that we are all mistaken at times; sometimes even … More True Forgiveness

Challenge Yourself

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” Eleanor Roosevelt Changing up our day-to-day routine to fit in a little bit more excitement is difficult. We are settled in our routine because it is easy and manageable … More Challenge Yourself

Believing You Can

”Whether you think you can or think you can’t — you are right.” Henry Ford At times, we may find ourselves on the wrong road in life’s journey and are not sure how we got there. We may have no clue as to how to get the things we want and need for a fulfilling … More Believing You Can

The Guest House

  Each day we have the opportunity to welcome something new into our lives, even if it is unexpected. Fear can keep us trapped. We shut doors and refuse to let anything, or anyone, new inside. We hide in the familiar. We keep growth and personal change outside because our fear tells us that opening … More The Guest House

Character Building

”I love running. I’m not into marathons, but I am into avoiding problems at an accelerated rate.” Jarod Kintz Accepting the truth is not always easy, There are times when it is easier to bury our heads in the sand, but I know from my own experience, things don’t go away that way. Instead, try … More Character Building