Archive for April, 2012

If life is a decision, why not decide to be happy?

Tweet The only reason we haven’t decided to be happy, is because most of us aren’t really sure what real happiness is.  We mistakenly believe that other people, experiences, or things are what we need to make us happy.  In truth, you are the only one capable of making yourself happy.  Happiness is your basic nature.  Happiness exists within you, right in this very moment.  Happiness is ALWAYS a part of you.  Real happiness is quite simply, without regret or sorrow.  Happiness is an expressive way of being filled with gratitude, bursting with energy, feeling safe, worthy and comfortable at …

Moving from I can’t… to I CAN!

Tweet How often do you tell yourself that you can’t do something?  Believing we can’t do something is a belief that we can begin to challenge.  If we believe, for whatever reasons, that we can’t do something, we will resist (with all of our might), in an effort to hold onto our belief.  In the long run, what will we accomplish by believing that the limitation or excuse is true? NOTHING…  Nothing can be accomplished because of holding in mind a thought or belief that suggests “I can’t…”  If we challenge our “I can’t” thoughts, behind them we will find, …

Moving beyond NO!

Tweet Remember as a kid asking your parents questions and their looking at you in a funny way and answering exactly as you predicted.  Think about some of your own responses to these questions: Are we there yet?  Is dinner ready?  Thinking back there seemed to also be lots of responses that included ‘No!’ ‘Uh-uh!’ ‘I don’t think so?!’ Certainly you may have also heard plenty of responses that included, ‘Maybe…?’  At times some responses may have included, ‘We’ll see.’  How about hearing a response of ‘I don’t know…?’  Or perhaps you’ve heard the suggestion, ‘Ask your mother… (or father).’  …