The quest for peace and contentment is at the core and purpose of human existence. We yearn to experience a level of inner emotional, mental, and spiritual balance that will literally result in us achieving peace and contentment – not just the idea or illusion of it. Every morning when you wake up and get out of bed, you have a choice as to how you approach the day. You can either be sour and grumpy, or grateful and thankful. In our daily lives, we often rush through tasks, trying to get them done, trying to finish as much as we can each day, speeding along through life in our cars to our next destination, rushing around to do what we need to do, and always speeding off to our next destination. Continue reading “The Quest”
Many people seemingly have little or no regard for material possessions. While the rest of us are driven by four words, bigger, better, faster, and more. These words drive our lives, our schedules, our relationships, and even our souls. Those words also define and shape the world that many of us live in.
Behind this fast-paced lifestyle is an unconscious belief system that we can do it all, be it all, and have it all. In the workplace, schools, and in our homes, we’re always feeling pushed to be everything, do everything and have everything. As a result, we live in a continual state of fatigue and depleted relationships. I’m a goal-oriented person I always have my eye on a goal, whether it’s writing a book, exercising daily, improving my blog, waking early, losing weight, or one of a dozen other goals I’ve set for myself in the past few years. And once I’ve achieved a goal, I immediately begin looking for another. Continue reading “Contentment”