Basic instinct has been around since the dawn of man, and was probably a pretty reliable tool for survival for say, the caveman out maneuvering ravenous dinosaurs. It seems, however that the more advanced we become, the less intuitive we become as we rely more on our things, and less on ourselves.
All struggles serve to shape us into who we will ultimately become. What’s your pain, and what will you make of it?
What’s keeping us from achieving our dreams? Is your motto "I Can't"? It's time to change that "I can't" mentality into "I CAN".
One of the worst feelings in the world is to be down in your spirit. It happens to most people at some time. However, there are ways for your spirit to be lifted quickly.
We all desire to do good and live a godly life. Unfortunately, sometimes our laziness or other obligations interfere with our intent.
This hub is about how to discover your purpose for being on this planet and to develop a relationship with your creator. No one has your DNA or your finger prints which means you are special.
The day that I admitted to myself that I am not a victim, is the day that my entire life changed for the better. Change your perception, change your life.
Are our problems too small for God's interest? What is one way we can experience the comfort that comes from the One whom Paul described as the God of all comfort?
I am aware of the void you feel within you, I had felt it too, but I found the way to fill it with happiness! This article describes that way.
Being grateful everyday for what you have can change your life. Gratitude is an awesome habit to have.
Our identity determines our daily actions and our actions determine our results. Teachers teach, Coaches coach, and Runners run. How do you identify yourself?
You can increase your chances of success by 91% just by setting goals!! This article will review the benefits of setting goals, types of goals, and the process to set life-changing goals.
The whiteboard at work continues in its quest to make the world a better place and, this time, will encourage you with short quotes that will positively impact your life
There are moments in life where all seems lost and it appears as though we don't have any hope or desire to pray for our situation or even ask others to pray. I hope this article changes your perspective on prayer.
Self-worth is “the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person.” However, there are many ways for a person to value themselves. The importance of self worth is loving self and putting yourself first. No matter how hard it gets, never stop striving.
An exciting collection of short wisdoms made in the tradition of Kahlil Gibran's 'Sand and Foam', and Benjamin Franklin's 'Poor Richard's Almanack'!
Goals are definitely important to have. Unfortunately, some people give up on their goals. I outline a few reasons as to why some do that.
The path to a peaceful life begins with embracing what is. What is true in your life now? Rather than resist or run, settle into the present moment, where you can find peace and relief from suffering. We create our own suffering when we struggle against what is happening. Release resistance.
Your dreams are what makes you unique! Read my first short article on what to consider, when finding your passion in life.
Freedom is a part of living life limitlessly you just have to know where to look for it and what you want your freedom to be check out this hub for more details.
How was your 2017 year? Good or Bad? Are you looking forward to the New Year? I'm asked these questions every year. Only now, do I understand how to answer.
An essay about the divine power that God has given us. The power to create or destroy. Our choice determines our world.
You are putting a lot of effort but you are not getting ahead. Why is that? Do you think that is what God wants for you?
Often, most of us have a bit of unfounded worry going on from time to time. Do you find yourself feeling self-conscious constantly worrying and thinking others are watching you and concern about what they think? If the answer is “Yes” it's time for you to stop worrying about what people think.
Conquering fear isn't easy, and can be taunting. How do we overcome? What does it take to overcome fear? The bible addresses this in a very simple way, at the teachings of Jesus.
What do you do when things aren't going right? Do you sit and sulk, or do you get up and take action? Do you listen to what the Lord has to say, or do you try to handle things your own way and hope for the best?
As easy it is to Google anything, it is also easy to fall victim to the ever omnipresent negativity. In this hub, I'll talk about how can we keep away from negativity and live a better & happier life!
Everyone should have a dream for a better future. However, they should not leave it up to chance. There are some things people can do to help their dream come true.
In the Book of Numbers, the Israelites traveled only when the cloud moved by day and the pillar of fire moved by night. It was God guiding them through the wilderness.
I resented my father for years, and it is through the teaching of Christ I was able to overcome that resentment. I hope your faith is strengthened through my experience I share here.
Contemplating the hereafter - if there is one, is universal. Is it positive to dwell on such thoughts or better to appreciate our short lives knowing that this life is likely all there is?
Despite everything we've been through, the Earth, whether it be humanity or nature, cares for us, and continues to provide for us every day.
Over forty years as a spiritual counselor, suicide is one area I have helped many to walk away from. 2015, I tettered in taking my own life. The soul pain I daily lived in became my cry, take my life God. Instead, God put me on a different path. We can live heaven on earth. I am doing it.
Ever heard a story of an overnight success? Surprise! There is no such thing. Realize that there will be some struggles along the way.
Sometimes, we are too blind to see ourselves. Others are hesitant to say what they see. So everyone seems nothing has seen. It seems nothing is wrong. This article talks about insecurity, its root, the signs to know we are insecure and how to overcome it.
Whenever you feel lost or stuck, make it a point to take back the control in your hands and move on. Time doesn't wait for anyone!
We shall visit five great Bible verses for inspiration and understanding. Alex once again ventures into the wonderful realms of Bible study!
The simple things you say to yourself in the morning will shape your entire day. Morning affirmations will keep your thoughts positive and your confidence high .
Almost everyone has felt hopeless at some time in his or her life. It is not a good feeling to have, but God wants people to know three things when they are hopeless.
Living out an authentic Christian life requires specific spiritual disciplines. These are not based on any religious dogma or doctrine. They are practical guidelines in a healthy Christian life.
Ever wondered what you are placed in this world to do? Ever wondered what part of the 'great puzzle' you were created to complete? Read on!
What is pain? Let me tell you about it. It's meaningless... unless you give meaning to it. Unconsciously, we deal with it all the time. But what's the difference between dealing and tolerating it. It's all relative.
Our cats' nocturnal activity cost us sleep. How I corralled them using treats and realized something about my own behavior by observing theirs.
Ever since you were a kid people probably told you to follow your dreams and do something you're passionate about. What do you do if you just aren't that passionate about anything? Answer: Find your passion and thrive.
While the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling was written for children, there are numerous passages throughout that address various aspect of psychology which make these books appeal to adults as well.
Heaven becomes more enticing as we get older. This world is not our home and that becomes more apparent as we experience the trials of life and the loss of loved ones.
If you have a girl child and believe in prayer, A Prayer For My Daughter is an opportunity to share a few prayers with you for her. Attitude changes, new friends, leaving the nest, every day life and more calls for a prayer for my daughter. Love, protection, happiness, her well being...
No matter how serious a situation is, make a joke about it. It will help you to see more clearly the gift that comes with this difficulty. By adding humour into your life, you will experience the most beautiful sunshine even in the cloudiest days.
A simple exercise to help you let go of resentment or grudges We are told every now and then that it does not pay to hold grudges. Often we do not realize the kind of energy it takes to hang on to a grudge or some resentment or anger....
Grandparents have some of the best inspirational sayings, in that they apply wisdom to everyday life and teach them to their family. Here, I share some of my grandparents favorite, inspirational quotes which are effective, as I find them.
Why did we feel this bad feeling at first? Have you ever asked yourself why you feel so painful? This article will contain as much detail as you need to find out why you feel unhappy sometimes.
In this fiercely competitive world everyone needs to keep up with the latest technologies or they will be left behind. We need to keep us updated with the latest trend and adapt to the changing world.
Achieving our goals doesn't have to be difficult. It all comes down to having a solid plan and then working the plan every single day. The problem is most people struggle with taking daily action. This article will help you find the motivation to just get started.
You are enough! You were born with everything that you need within you. You are smart enough. You are strong enough. You are unique as your own fingerprint. You have inside of you all that is required to complete your journey.
Yes failure is an option. I barely even notice failing at something. I merely re-think and try again.
Challenging moments and situations arise in many lives. Facing them and finding a way to navigate the unsettling waters may lead to feeling hopeless. Not so for me.
Finding new hobbies can be challenging, especially if you feel like you don't have enough time for them. But fun activities are really something everybody should be able to include in their lifestyle!
When you give to charity, give openly and freely. And if you commit to a donation, make sure you actually go through with it.
Something I have struggled with for many years that I still speculate on as an agnostic in search of the answer.
Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict, but creating and enduring peace begins and continues through expanding more aware of who you are, altering the way you think, and enduring life as it is.
Feeling jealous? Here are 5 things to keep in mind to help you ward off the green-eyed monster when it stares you straight in the eye and threatens to steal your happiness.
Frequently, when someone uses the term "too much" in relation to many different types of things it is not necessarily bad. But when it’s used in life is "too much" it’s time to stop with the procrastination and deal with the issue head-on.
I held myself back from being my true self for years. Always worried about what others would think or say. Luckily for me, I've finally learned to accept and embrace all of the wonderful chaos that is me. My life has been so much better for it. Be authentic. Be true to you. Be happy. Be fulfilled.
You believe it or not but it is absolutely true that man is the architect of his own fortune. Now many people search for how to become a successful person. If you do hard work then you must become successful person. If you want to be rich then you...
Many people live their entire lives giving no thought to their destiny. They neglect to see that their destiny is connected to everything they think, feel and do. Once they embrace their destiny, they will see how their lives line up with God's plan for their lives.
Being a woman is a beautiful thing. We all have the power to influence a lot of things and people in our lives especially ourselves. It all starts with valuing yourself enough to display the true you in the eyes of others.
Faith is an important part of our relationship with God. Why is it important and how can we demonstrate it?
There are many reasons not to worry, but people worry anyway. Here are some reasons the Bible tells us why we should not worry.
When it's hard to discover a productive way to live in a world where so much is going wrong, in order for you to thrive and survive the toughest times, you'll need help to find ways to deal therefore, I'll be there.
We hear this benediction in many New Testament epistles. Is it anything more than just a customary greeting?
Every life has some struggles in it. You don't invite struggles, but that doesn't mean they don't come. When they do come, you do not have to succumb to them. The Bible gives many ways for you to have strength in your struggle.
A yoruba (Nigerian tribe) adage says, "Whoever compares one child to another would beat his child to death." It is important to know that each child is unique, and not force one to be like another.
Veterans make sacrifices to defend the good of their country, their fellow man, and their fellow brothers and sisters in arms. Only the elite can serve in man’s military, but we can all serve in God’s
Spiritual maturity is defined as well as biblical examples of who was spiritually maturity and who wasn't.
Beyond the tragedy, learning how to experience life as a gift while taking power from the past and giving power to the moment.
Here are six great Bible verses to help ease the worry when the stresses of life become burdensome. Their messages can lead from anxiety to assurance, from fear to faith, from panic to peace. Try them.
Sometimes we start a project or set a goal and end up being in way over our heads. That's ok - because you can learn from failing at something. Here's how.
The magnitude of God’s love is immeasurable and surpasses human understanding. Discover and receive His unconditional love for you and experience a transformation of love in your relationship with self and others.
How do we deal with all these demands for our time? Look to Jesus’ example. We deal with the urgent, but we never disregard the importance of prayer.
Everyone goes through difficult situations from time to time. Those times could be very stressful. However, here are seven ways to help anyone get through those things they thought they couldn't get through.
Here are the life lessons that you should have learned in your 20s. These are the things that you should start doing now so that you have will fewer regrets in your 30s, 40s or in the future. These are reflections that will make lives of 20 something a lot better.
The King of Kings, and Lord of Lords is our loving Father who knows our needs and wants, and hears even those whispers that no one else does.
Though every day is a great day, the first day of the New Year brings with it new hope, excitement, resolve to achieve something great. The air is magical and we start with our resolutions with great enthusiasm but along the way, we give up and find it difficult to keep up with the goals we made
Consider yourself fortunate, if you do not have some unpleasant memories. Consider yourself more fortunate, if you have moved on, from your unpleasant memories. Here are some crazy and unusual ideas, which have worked for some, to get over their unpleasant past memories, to move on in life.
This article touches on the author's thoughts of exploration in everyday life and dips into finding the mental peace that comes along with it.
The hardest faith test for Christians is when there is pain. Sometimes it's hard to find where a God we believe is a reflection of perfect love is when we are hurting. Why is this happening to me? Why would God allow me to suffer so badly? Josie Adams tackles this difficult question.
Too many Christians live their lives without allowing God to guide their steps. We are His children and He has a plan for each one of our lives. And our Father knows best what we should be doing, for He created us to be doing it.
God loves nothing more than a broken and contrite heart at prayer. A heart surrendered, for it has no other hope to rely upon than the only hope we ever have: God, Himself.
The concept of love is often misunderstood, and its power underestimated. As a species we must cherish our ability to love, for it is love which can help us be a better version of ourselves everyday!
Prayer is one of the many mysteries that surround our lives. Difference people have adopted varying approaches to prayer. Prayer: is it scientific or religious? Can God prove Himself through prayers?
You don't want to be afraid - you really don't - but there it is, stuck to you like a shadow when something happens.
What if the power to have an amazing day, an amazing week, an amazing year, and an amazing life was completely in your hands? The truth is you have power to shape your life with every choice you make.
No one ever "made it" without grinding every day. It's easy to speak of grinding leading to the big picture, but how do you get through it day to day?
It is not uncommon for people to take inventory at the beginning of a new year and make assessments of what they should continue to do and what they should let go. These ideas might help you.
The article discusses a proven strategy for successful goal setting in your personal life. It focuses on a spiritual approach to setting your New Year’s Resolution but it is applicable generally.
We all make mistakes. It’s part of life. But part of cleaning up our messes means giving a sincere apology. Sometimes you have to admit you’re wrong. In order to that, you need to make sure you feel guilt, and not shame.
So many people aren't always happy about what they look like and would try to look perfect. Although, being perfect doesn't exist for people seeking perfection. They don't seem to realize if not having self-love could be the issue that they don't accept who they are.
New Year offers new hope. Let us grab this opportunity given to us by God to do things right this time around!!!
Christian fruitfulness comes through abiding in Jesus Christ, the true Vine. Submission to the work of the Holy Spirit in and through us produces fruit.
Ours is a high-speed, high-productivity society. There's never enough time and a fear of falling behind in both a professional and private sense, drive many into flaming out. This article explains why it's so hard to take a step back and why pausing is critical to success.
Earth is an educational institution with a variety of living organisms that serve as instructors. Here are five life lessons obtained by observing or interacting with pets and other sundry creatures.
Do not rush. Be patient. After all, in God's time and when you are ready, a new door will open that will lead you to the person you can be one, your other half, your perfect match.
Many people ponder the meaning of life. Some spend all their time on it and miss the whole ride. Others blithely waste their lives with nary a thought. Give it some thought, then go out and live it fully, with no regrets.
When you’re weary, feeling small, when tears are in your eyes…who you gonna call? (“Bridge Over Troubled Waters” - Simon & Garfunkel; “Ghostbusters” – the movie)
In this world in which we live, evil seems to triumph as much or more than good. We sometimes ask, where is God in all of this? The prophet Habakkuk encountered the same thing in his time. Evil men surrounded and overwhelmed the good. He asked God to explain this and God gave him some answers.
You have to love the work, the grind, the ups and downs, before you can really succeed on doing something.
Praying is not a long-distance call, is a way of living every single second. Let's learn some steps...
Whether you are perfect or imperfect this article is for you! Appreciate your flaws, if you have any...
An amazing song, incredible lyrics, and a trip to #Wicked reminds me of the importance of taking chances.
There are several reasons people don't get what they want. READ to find out what those reasons are and begin to get what you want.
We can experience the joy of the Lord in the circumstances of our lives, this joy radiates from within through our relationship with Jesus Christ.
Sometimes life sucks, and people close to you just up and die. If you’re going to move forward, it’s up to you.
There comes a time in a person's life when he wants change. And not just an ordinary kind of change, but a change that alters the course of his current state of life. Losing one's purpose in life can be very depressing, and sometimes, one needs to take that gigantic leap to recover that lost edge.
Happiness isn't a result of something that happens to us. We are responsible for making ourselves happy. This article provides 6 things that anyone can do to increase their happiness.
Your life is a combination of strentghs and weaknesses. So, how do you make the best of these two? Simple, by understanding your strengths and weaknesses
This article delves into the "happiness is a choice" narrative while tackling the reality of what we seem to define as "happiness" in the first place. I point out a few societal flaws that are a reality, and why "choosing to be happy" as not as simple as it seems.
Mindfulness and meditation help us to develop the capacity to manage our lives from a position of conscious choice. Our choice to forgive, to embrace generosity, and to truly give thanks for Universal Goodness, changes our perception of personal value, and thus our experience of life and living.
How do we escape the everyday grind of doing-ness? From the time our eyes flutter open to reveal a new day has begun, til the time our weary head once again feels the soft and welcoming pillow at the end of the day, our mind is cluttered with thoughts.
Jesus, in the story of the woman taken in adultery, shows His compassion for the sinner in not condemning her but telling her to "Go, and sin no more. All of us, when encountering sinners, must realize that we are no better than they. We are all beggars telling people where to find bread.
Silence is power. Read on to know how silence can help you become a more mature and self-assured person.
Every decision has consequences and some of these consequences can have dramatic effects on your life. However, there is a solution for every problem. Here is how to recover from poor life choices.
Sometimes we need to be reminded about the blessings God has for us. Let these 12 promises of blessings from God bless you.
I provide some motivation for writer's block or for anyone who feels stuck or unsure of their writing.
There are opportunities all around us if we would only recognize them as such. Look around you and see what opportunies abound.
Sometimes life gets in the way of living and we forget what is really important. We need to make time for self improvement and learn to dream big again. You can have it all if you are willing to put in the time and work hard. More important is striving to be the best you can be.
It’s time to celebrate and dance as Spring season is starting when all nature will born again and will get a new life of hope.It’s a season of hope for us too to get ready to achieve our dreams.
If the effects of living with un-forgiveness (anger, bitterness, hostility, isolation, overreaction etc.) resonate with you, allow me to share the key that will set you free.
Here are forty quotes which redirect our energy from yesterday which is already spent, from tomorrow which tries to borrow prematurely, to this day in which we may make our most important decisions.
Genesis is all about new beginnings. To get back to the basics with God, start out with the first book of the bible.
Most of us have to learn with time to be who we really are. Instead of pretending, we should always be our true selves.
In this article the author will touch on an idea that stems from nature and yoga - rooting - and how this act can help create happy accidents.
In 2014, an awakening experience evolved into a whole new vision for Inner Healing with a plan to clear out the "psychic basement" in order to rebuild a new value system for manifestation and balance.
All too often, some of us go through life feeling like we have NO control over our lives, but we don’t have to feel that way. We can shape the outcome of our existence.
God responds to us in the direct proportion that we respond to him. This is true based on many examples in the Bible. READ this article and learn about direct proportions.
Animals can teach us a lot about our relationship with God. This page offers short readings with lessons from God's humbler creations.
Writing is a personally rewarding, learning experience. It helps fuel creativity, and can be a relaxing and calming practice.
Saying a morning prayer can be a great uplifting beginning to your day. It is a healthy habit that many people respect and look forward to. Here are several prayers to chose from that might fit your situation. A morning prayer can be short or long. The length does not matter. It's the sincerity...
God created four basic needs in all humans and we spend much of our lives trying to fulfill them. Which needs are you trying to fulfill?
Hypothetically speaking; if you looked up at the sky and saw an asteroid hurling towards the earth, what would you do? This article is just a reflection and the questions written here have no right or wrong answers. Simply reflect on them to imagine how a catastrophic event like that would feel.
All spiritual journeys encounter dark times and melancholy. These can be times to sink deep, nourishing roots. Flowers grow in the sun, but they are fed by roots sunk deeply in the dark.
Whether you're one of them or not, is it really that funny when someone starts a positive habit that you don't partake in?
The universe stretches beyond our little world, into unknown, mystery and wonders; even our imagination might never reach. Do you have a broader perspective on life, or are you caged into a narrow one?
Life keeps letting you down but you just need to dust yourself off, stay in the game and stare in the eyes of your problems saying "It'll be fun, let's see who wins"
Everyone becomes disappointed from time to time. However, disappointments can be turned into appointments when you know how to do it. Do you know how to turn your disappointments into appointments?
Your best year ever starts now. It starts when you realize that the decisions you have made over the course of your life are not working in your favor. your best year ever start when you reach a conclusion that as from today you are going to make small baby steps.
When the negativity seems completely out of control a tiny spark can ignite a movement to change what currently seems lost. Posting happy positive messages can help. #Kindnessmatters Hashtag it!
While fighting depression on a daily basis, I have discovered several things that help my internal warriors defeat the shadowy monster bent on destroying my world. Writing is one of many tools in my toolbox.
You take a decision and something goes wrong. Your own mind and the people around you take this as the perfect opportunity to tell you how you were wrong, and how they knew this was going to happen, but did they really?
Learning an important life lesson, from the heartfelt words of an enlightened as well as ANONYMOUS woman incarcerated in a Massachusetts prison. Reading between the lines
What is true faith? Why does Apostle Paul say that we are justified through our faith? and Why does Apostle James tells us that we are justified by our works? Let's Ask the Bible!
Why are we usually driven to compare our lives with that of our friends, peers and colleagues? Does it sometimes feel like our lives are lagging behind? Asides the fact that comparison could make us lose our peace, it could lead to unnecessary rivalry and envy. Protect your sanity!
You may not know, but YOU are awesome! You might just need a reminder of all the things that you have or will accomplish. You are here for a reason even if you don't know what it is yet.
Easter prayers before meals are a respected tradition throughout many American homes during this Easter holiday season. Thanking God for the smallest of food served to the most elaborate dinner...
My uniquely designed meditation transformations will help heal you from your pain and struggles. With every listen, be transformed for the better and make that your intention. Listen to my voice, focus, and agree with my words. The antidote to overturn fear is a potent source of Love. Be free
Self-Love, Inner-Child Wounding, Emotional Wellbeing, Self-Awareness, Childhood Trauma, Codependency, Path to recovery
Trying to be positive by avoiding negative people or negative thoughts can be a full-time and exhausting job. There is another way to achieve inner peace, and it is much more enjoyable. Learn how to have a positive attitude to negativity.