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, […]

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How to stop taking things personally

“Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you,” says Don Miguel Ruiz. Part of your misery is optional. Taking things personally is a choice. When you stop taking things personally, you feel peaceful and free 🕊️. When you’re so used to taking things personally, it takes effort and time to get out […]

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Submit a Guest Post to The Hummingbird's Journal Blog

Do you love to write? Do you want to make a difference in the world by sharing an uplifting message of hope, wisdom, or inspiration? If so, submit a guest post to The Hummingbird’s Journal Blog. Currently the goal of this blog is to share messages that help heal, transform, and inspire people to love […]

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What does the future hold?

How many times have I walked on the path of this park? The grass has gone from green to yellow and from yellow to green so many times that sometimes I see green grass and dandelions in December. Did I see kites on the sky last spring or have I seen them every year? I’ve […]

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A rainbow after the storm

“The way I see it if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain,” says Dolly Parton. The storms of life aren’t fun. They catch you unprepared. They ask you to be flexible with your plans. When they do arrive though, there’s always this promise or hope of a rainbow after the […]

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You delve in your heart,

you search for answers without finding clarity. A change in your reality demands that you accept death within yourself, death within the story of your life. Change, even good change, comes with loss, grief, and a flood of tears. You change. You lose part of your identity. Everything that you lost becomes a memory. There’s […]

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3 wonderful benefits of gratitude

“This is a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before,” said Maya Angelou. Finding wonder in a day of routine starts with gratitude. Feeling grateful helps you experience a life of abundance and hope. Gratitude helps you accept the lesson in the struggle. 1. A life of abundance Feeling grateful helps you see the […]

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Your power, your growth, your choice

On one of the lowest days of my life, when I was surrounded by used tissues and all of the reasons for why my life didn’t have a purpose, I experienced something that has stopped me from falling that low again. I realized that I was the one chaining myself to those days of hopelessness. […]

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A gain, a glow, or a gem

With the year coming to an end, I think that it’s so important to reflect on your successes and achievements, even if the year didn’t give you every single thing you hoped for. Reflecting on your year’s successes and achievements is a way of acknowledging your growth, your hard work, and your dedication to all […]

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Enjoy These 5 Benefits of Solitude

Check in with yourself: Do you feel like you need some alone time? If your first thought is you’re selfish for focusing on yourself, choosing solitude will strengthen your relationships. It will help you let go of your expectations of the world so that you are better able to connect with everyone in your life. […]

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