Life is suffering (but that’s okay)

Life is suffering (but that’s okay)

There's a famous ancient Buddha quote... Life is suffering. It may sound morbid and somber, but when you fully understand what the quote means, it can actually bring about peace, freedom, and even happiness. This quote comes directly from the first noble truth of Buddhism -- that suffering, pain, and misery are a part of [...]

Falling into temptation ~ strength & persistence

Falling into temptation ~ strength & persistence

I have disrespected myself recently. And  with mistake-making, when we go through a time of feeling out of control, we can take back control by making the right choice afterwards. First off, you need to move on. You can't dwell on imperfection because we are all human. You must forgive yourself and anyone else involved. [...]

Flow Friday ~ Accept Abundance!

Flow Friday ~ Accept Abundance!

Part of the spiritual journey involves detaching yourself from the physical world, dissociating from worldly pleasures, and letting go of materialism. It means humbling yourself, knowing you are not "obligated" to be showered with riches. It means understanding that happiness and fulfillment comes from within, not from anything outside of yourself. It is the realization [...]