“Sometimes, for reasons within ourselves or not of our own making. We can feel like a piece of driftwood floating aimlessly about; being pulled in different directions. But with no real direction in life. However, it’s always good to remember in those times that driftwood is resilient – recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the … Read more Feeling Like We’re Drifting Away
“When it rains it pours.” “That’s just my luck.” “Why do things always have to happen to me?” Do you or someone you know say any of these things when something goes wrong in life? Although statements like these may seem harmless, studies show that speaking negatively can actually help perpetuate negative events in our … Read more Negative Thinking
I thought I’d share something that I read in the literature of Alcoholics Anonymous years ago about having fears. It basically states that we are afraid we won’t get something we want or will lose something we already have. I like this because it gives a simple reason for why we can feel fearful from … Read more A Simple Reason for Fear
Whenever I think about the question posed in the title of this post, two answers always come to mind; at least for me. Happiness comes from trying to be a better person than we were before. And from loving ourselves. Now I admit it took time for me to become a better person than I was … Read more Where Does Happiness Come From?