Never abandon hope

Hope is born in moments when you have no reason to believe in the moment that is to follow, but something good unexpectedly lands in your lap.It's born when that unexpected call changes your life for the better.It's born when that stranger smiled an understanding smile in that moment that you thought the world was [...]

Don’t just survive

I see too many people that take pride in being a survivor, which in itself is not unhealthy.It becomes unhealthy when that act of survival defines them for the rest of their lives.Don't allow a traumatic event, or an abusive relationship to define you beyond the immediate act of surviving it.You are capable of so [...]

Fanning our rage

Fear is driven by need.The moment we give up on the need, the fear subsides.Our need to be significant to those who are significant to us drives most of the fears that may fan our rage at the world.But only for as long as we still have hope that there is a chance for us [...]

Choose your moment

We all have a touch of insanity that threatens to overwhelm us at times.Instead of competing to be heard above the noise of the madness around you, your sanity may be better served by finding peace in being able to choose your madness.When we lose sight of what is important because we're focused on being [...]

Seek understanding. Always.

If you find yourself judging, more than understanding, you're filled with fear about the future. Not hope.Judgement is not always harsh. But, judgement is always focused on an external standard that we think others respect.External standards give us comfort because we don't run the risk of making a bad decision by ourselves. If things don't [...]

Rediscover who you are

The journey of rediscovery of the self is the greatest joy of all.It shakes off the cobwebs that life tends to accumulate, and breaks the chains that we've used to tether ourselves to past experiences. Rediscover who you really are, so that you can shake off the debris that you accumulated through the years with [...]