Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker

more ways to live happy More Simple Ways to Live Happy

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It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. – Charles Spurgeon
In Simple Ways to Live Happy, the way to happiness came with a promise. And the promise is simple: You don’t have to spend your life pursuing happiness because happiness will find you when you realize it’s doing the simple things that matter most.…

simple ways to live happy Simple Ways to Live Happy

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama
Once the career aspirations, income goals and travel plans are stripped away, I think what most of us really want is to be happy.
Having meaningful relationships with our children, families and friends; being passionately connected to our partners, living a life aligned with our purposes and having some money left over after paying the bills are the contributing factors to being happy, or not.…

seven simple things 7 Simple Things to Do Every Day

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Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. – Albert Einstein
#ThrowbackThursday Update (Oct. 9, 2014): Life has been complicated lately. With to-do lists longer than the days can accommodate, I’m looking for some simplicity once again. These seven things still remind me to slow down, simplify and breathe!…

faith Lean on Faith

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Faith is the bird that feels the light when the birth is still dark. – Rabindranath Tagore
My faith was tested recently. And I failed. Fortunately it was tested by a baseball game and not by a crisis; but the life lesson learned is just as important.…

embracing change A Simple Path – To Embracing Change

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If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. – Wayne Dyer
This is my annual “autumn-is-my-favorite-season-because-it-reminds-me-to-embrace-change”post. If you are tired of reading these, then I won’t be offended if you click away.
But if you are like me, and embrace the need to pivot, adjust and change as life pivots, adjusts and changes then thanks for hanging out and celebrating the amazing gifts that embracing change offers.…

Affirmations to Change Your Mind and Life 20 Affirmations to Change Your Life

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It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen. – Muhammad Ali
#ThrowbackThursday Update (Sept. 25, 2014): I first published this post on June 30, 2013 during a time when I thought my anxiety disorder was going to smother me.…

soul on fire Set Your Soul on Fire

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Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames – Rumi
Is there a hole in your heart you can’t explain? Is there a hunger inside of you that’s not being satisfied? Is your soul ready to catch fire and burn for something so meaningful that your life will change forever?…

the words you need to hear The Words You Need

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Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble. – Yehuda Berg
You hear thousands of words every day. Some words are necessary while other words are worthless.…