Take Hold of This Day

By | February 12th, 2017|Consciousness, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Present Moment, Self-fulfillment, Wellbeing|

Enjoy these days – they are your own; they belong to no one else but you. Don’t endure them, curse them or wish they were over. Craft them, carve them and paint them with desire. Many of us have goals, or at least wishes - thoughts how we'd like things to turn out and we [...]

Are You Lonely or Just Lost?

By | September 4th, 2015|Self-esteem, self-expression, Self-fulfillment, Self-love|

“Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.” ~ Rupi Kaur This quote showed up in my newsfeed on Facebook just as I was engrossed in messaging a friend who had said she was afraid of being lonely. We chatted on about her finding her footing four years after the death of [...]

Who holds the keys to your self-fulfillment?

By | May 23rd, 2015|Self-fulfillment|

"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence." ~ Confucius In our Western culture we have been slightly misled in the ways and means to personal excellence. We have been told we have to work hard [...]

Self-fulfillment? Your heart knows the way.

By | May 2nd, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Self-fulfillment|

"Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Self-fulfilment, to use a Greek word is the synergy (synergeia) of a person’s life in that all [...]

Do you dance to a different drummer?

By | April 25th, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Self-fulfillment|

"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost." ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. It’s all too easy to sort people - we are given all the props through the media and the trends fostered by marketing machines and corporate or political agendas. Even in [...]

Can happiness be this simple?

By | April 19th, 2015|Consciousness, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Life Purpose, self-expression, Self-fulfillment|

"Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self." ~ Iris Murdoch Can happiness be this simple? There are a couple of ironies to this statement. First is of being busy. In our culture we have exchanged busyness for fulfilment. There is a tendency to brag [...]

Can you have success and self-fulfillment?

By | April 11th, 2015|Business, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Life Purpose, Self-fulfillment, Success, work|

  “Real success means creating a life of meaning through service that fulfills your reason for being here.” - Oprah Winfrey Ahh success. They’ve got the money. They’ve got the title. They’ve got the house, the car the fill in the blank. And they’ve got the drug habit. The divorce, the family they never hear from. [...]