Tagged as: earth is a good place to be

letting in grace

Isn’t the simple wild flower that we stumble across while out hiking that much more beautiful than the one we purchase in the store–no matter how exotic? And isn’t it the candid moments caught on camera that warm our hearts or delight our souls in a way no poised moment ever can? And isn’t it…

May 1, 2013 · Read More · Comment

weekly inspiration. chris hadfield. astronaut + choir + space + earth = mega inspiring video (5 mins)

Weekly Inspirational Video Here it is, this week’s inspirational video. Big love and thanks to my inspiring life coaching client who sent this one to me to share with all of you. Is this arriving straight to your inbox? Click the image to watch the video. Watch the inspirational video Did this inspirational video make…

Apr 8, 2013 · Read More · Comment

i believe in us. today i’m gonna try and change the world

I believe in love. I believe small acts of kindness make a big difference. …right now, someone is giving someone else their seat on the bus, and transforming their experience of that moment—or even their whole day. I believe in the human capacity to grow, to evolve, to create positive change in the world—even if…

May 13, 2011 · Read More · Comment (4)

inspiring: do you have a message for humanity? what would you say? [vid]

Retired lithographer Gordon McCann has made it his mission to give people a voice. He began in Vancouver’s infamous Downtown Eastside, with the intention of helping the homeless people there reach out to those who don’t hear them. It went so well he decided to do as many neighbourhoods as he could. I happened to…

Apr 29, 2011 · Read More · Comment

aching for a break? how to take a vacation when you can’t take a vacation. hint: zen mind and beginner’s mind is big here

THE TRAVELLING HIGHTravelling is addicting. I think probably a lot of Joy for Life readers feel this way. I recently read that serotinin—that’s the happy brain chemical—is released when we experience something new. Even receiving new emails is apparently enough to kick it into gear. No wonder we love being on vacation! New-ness around ever…

Apr 6, 2011 · Read More · Comment (1)

monday gratitude list: raindrops, rubber boots, and daffodils

It’s springtime on the West Coast and the rain is dumping down. Great, fat raindrops that soak you instantly when they plop onto your shoulder. Or tiny, nearly-invisible raindrops that form an all-encompassing damp that chills you deeper with every step. So today, I’m grateful for umbrellas.And pockets–for tucking otherwise numb fingers inside.Daffodils that, despite…

Apr 4, 2011 · Read More · Comment