Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 17

letting go 25 True Stories on Letting Go (and the Peace and Balance Bonus Pack)

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Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. – Guy Finley My new book, Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender, is now available exclusively from Amazon. The project started last January when I asked The BridgeMaker community to share a time when they made the decision to let go of anger, of the past, of a relationship, of guilt, of heartache, of anxiety, of mistakes, of perfection or of any negative attachment.…

happiness You Deserve to be Happy

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Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. – John Barrymore Have you ever had a moment when you could feel the onset of a smile, but for some strange reason you stopped yourself? Have you thought of “happiness” and decided then “not yet;” believing receiving positive emotions is not healthy and depriving yourself of happiness is not good for your well-being.…

Bullying Prevention Singing Out Against Bullying

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Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. – Harvey Fierstein October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, a time to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of bullying on children of all ages.…

rekindle your inner light How to Rekindle Your Inner Light

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A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark. – Dante Alighieri Life, with all that it has to offer, can give greatly. And at times, it can also take away. Personal tragedies, whatever the cause, can wear anyone down. Even the strongest among us can find their inner light dimmed by these tough times.…

stay strong Stay Strong: 10 Quotes to Encourage You

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Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – A. A. Milne When your dreams feel like they will never come true or when you’ve been told that you’re not good enough; or you’re too young or too old to have your heart’s desire, you have to stay strong and believe you are stronger than you think.…

Finding Joy in Giving Away a Bit of Yourself

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Music can change the world because it can change people. – Bono I’m an active touring singer-songwriter-pianist in Canada. I’m lucky to be really busy (perhaps too busy?!) performing my music and I do about 100 shows a year. I find working in the arts incredibly fulfilling, but my endless schedule and being self-employed doesn’t offer up very much down time so that time is really precious; what I do with it is chosen wisely.…

Vote for Your Favorite Book Cover

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Thinking isn’t agreeing or disagreeing. That’s voting. – Robert Frost A note from Alex: If you are reading by email, please click through to the site to vote for your favorite book cover of the soon-to-be-released book, Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender.