How to start building a more fulfilling—and happy life!

“You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it fearlessly.” ― Steve Maraboli  Okinawa is the southernmost region of Japan and consists of thousands of tiny islands dotting the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. Those islands happen to be the home of some of the healthiest and happiest people on the planet. Why? There are many reasons, of...
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Connecting With Nature Inspires Happiness!

Being outside in nature inspires feelings of awe and wonder and acquaints us with our higher self. ~ Gena Livings Our lives are so scheduled today that we seldom have a moment to collect our thoughts.  Between the demands of work, family, and social activities, little time remains for personal contemplation and connecting with our true spirit.  And, even when free moments do arise, we often...
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We achieve happiness through one pointed attention!

Multitasking—keeping a million balls in the air—this is the sign of a successful person, right? Wrong! Productivity and sense of well-being decrease when we have a scattered focus. In addition, when we are overburdened by details it is harder to be present in the moment, making it harder to connect with people and feel supported. There are inherent rewards to having one pointed...
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Friendships Are a True Source of Happiness!

“When we surround ourselves with “positive” energy people – we become a positive energy person.” ~ Gena Livings Having a strong social support system (friends) is one of the best ways for us to maintain a positive mind-set.  If you want to grow and realize your best self and become more positive, you need to surround yourself with positive nourishing people who will...
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