Why Focusing In Life is So Hard

You want to know why it's so hard to focus on your own life and ride your own wavelength of zen? Well, I re-discovered the answer today. Wait for it... Wait for it... It's because everyone around you is so DARN LOUD! The Setting I wrote this post yesterday during a fit of frustration on …

How To Deal With Frustration With Life: 20 Questions

"I have a lot of faith in myself which is why I am frustrated with the fact that I am not doing more," said my ridiculous-too-hard-on-myself mind. Can anyone relate to this? About 5% of the month (or more), I wake up with this overwhelming thought that I am not doing enough and/or have not …

Protect Your Optimism

Man, oh man! How much bad, poor, negative news can we handle? Does anyone else feel like every time they turn around there is more bad news being reported? Yes, Facebook is usually filled with positive messages and laughs; Instagram with joyous photos and smiles; but, the news, forget about it-- sad news upon weird …

Untangle Yourself.

Slaves to the mind, trapped back in time Freedom seems to be confused with nickels and dimes Success nothing more than a borrowed image Satiated by perverted perspectives Chained to rusty bars of mental prisons Fighting for the chance to realize destiny While clothed in costumes of hijacked dreams Stolen language, borrowed frames Walking in …

Accepting the Cards I Am Dealt.

Life Question: Why are we dealt different cards in life? And what should we do if we don't like the cards we are dealt? "Why them and not me?" Let's be honest folks. Throughout your life, how many times have you had some variation of this question? Personally, I have had this thought invade my …

10 Lessons I Have Learned in the Past Hectic Month

1. Praying for strength might mean I have to experience life puzzles that require me to exercise/expose my weakness in order to gain and maintain "strength." 2. Be less afraid of standing my ground and fighting (figuratively). 3. Accept that opposition is inevitable and necessary; and then learn how to prepare to win. 4. Being healthy is more important than being "hot" or happy. …

Loving Those Closest To You

Fact: There are usually not that many people who we really share our complete-self with. Everyday we are so boldly confronted with society's expectations of how we should behave that we learn to leave the house with a brave face, behave according to the norms set out for us by family, friends, and society, and …

Violation.

Being violated in any way, shape, or form changes you. It affects your mind in ways you never thought possible. But one thing it doesn't have to do is permanently change you for the worse. You may never forget it and you may even think about it everyday; but, you should never let it ruin …