All posts tagged: forgiveness

How to stop feeling stressed & overwhelmed

Feeling stressed? Feeling overwhelmed? Stop fretting. Everything’s going to turn out okay. Life isn’t meant to be complicated. When things turn complicated, it’s your sign to let go of whatever’s keeping you from peace. Remember that living is really simple. Living is about being and loving. Let go To stop feeling stressed and overwhelmed, let go of your need to be perfect. Let go of your need to impress. Let go of things in your schedule that are not helping you feel a sense of balance. Be Being nothing other than who you are at this moment, without any changes. Show up and you’ll become better at all the things that you want to get better at. There’s power in showing up fragile and imperfect. Love When you’ve got lots of things going on, return to love. Every day, every moment is a new chance to love. The world needs all types of love: peaceful love, forgive-full love, healing love, happy love. Love in whatever ways you can. See? I told you. Everything is going …

Why making mistakes is a good thing

Your mistakes aren’t meant to keep you suffering in regret or shame. They mean to teach you how to be better. Mistakes teach you how to follow through with what you say. They remind you to walk the talk. For example, do you really mean what you say when you’re on a path of peace, love, or happiness?  Mistakes teach you to forgive yourself and everyone else because being human means we’re destined to mess up again. When you mess up, you’re sometimes left with this feeling of not ever wanting to trying again, of wanting to bury yourself in the ground.  Sometimes it takes a while to get it right because you don’t know any better. Other times it takes a while to get right because you’re stubborn, and you don’t want to do things differently. Yet, the signs will always be there to point you back to the most peaceful, free, loving, and joyful path. It’s important, then, to forgive yourself and to forgive others again and again until we get it right. …

On Showering the World with Kindness

Being kind is something that we’re taught early on. We’re taught how to share our things. We’re taught how to put ourselves in other people’s shoes so that we can better understand them. But it’s often easy to forget to nurture kindness in ourself and in our interactions with others. Being kind takes practice and willingness. To shower the world with kindness means to embrace the language, attitude, and value of kindness. The Language of Kindness Surround yourself with words of kindness about yourself, others, and the world. The language of kindness starts within yourself. If you fail, if you struggle, if things are not going your way, you get to choose the story you tell yourself about the failures and struggles. Look at your experiences with compassion and cheer yourself on. On the days when you keep thinking that you could have done better, don’t let your overthinking get the best of you. When you consistently use the language of kindness on yourself, it’s easier to express kindness to the world.  Surround yourself with …