When the going gets tough, we're not imagining it. Life's challenges are very real. And what we do with such challenges speaks volumes about our own level of personal happiness.
Leave the hateration at home.
By planning ahead and taking some of the pressure off ourselves, we can be more present and take joy in the moments that matter the most this time of year. Here is how this can be achieved.
Even though she's gone, I believe that my mom remains with us, still teaching and reminding us of what's truly important
If you've been through that awkward phase in life know as adolescence, you've most likely felt isolated at one time or another. I had a miserable time most of my high school years.
Be a lover of what is and notice when you are not. I promise that if you adapt a mindset of wholeheartedness in everything you do, you will find a renewed enthusiasm for life. It won't be long before you realize the one thing you don't have time and energy for is resistance.
Everyone remembers the 2008 campaign when, in the exhilaration of Obamania, the advertising slogan "no-drama Obama" had a fair amount of success. This reflected a common misunderstanding of politics, for personalities matter much less than the force field of conflicts between the various powerful sectors in oligarchic democracies.