Soul Inspiration

The Benefits of Walking...
Thinking about adding more physical activity to your day? Walking can be a great way to get more active.Try these tips to help make walking a part of your daily routine. What are the benefits of walking?Walking is the most popular physical activity among adults. Taking a walk is low cost and doesn't require any special clothes or equipment. Walking may lower...
The Habits of Happiness
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. ~Dalai LamaBY LEO BABAUTA I’m not one who believes you can be happy all the time, but I have learned you can be happy much of the time.And that’s not something that depends on how your day is going or how others treat you — it depends on what...
The Source of Contentment
My friend Jesse sent me this video of Henri Nouwen (worth a watch) that talked about three sources of happiness that are very unreliable.They’re based on different ways to answer the fundamental question, “Who am I?”:What I do: If we are what we do, then when we do good things, and are a success, we’re very happy! But...
A Simple Powerful Self Compassion Method
When we’re frustrated with others, or feeling bad about ourselves … we often turn toward habits that comfort us:Distractions Food Shopping Smoking Drugs/alcoholThese don’t often work, because they tend to make us feel worse in the long run. We become unhappier, more stressed, and then need to seek comfort in these things again … and the cycle continues.These...
Little Reminders to Cope With Stress
Everyone deals with stress; it is part of being human. Its darkness can close in from any direction in your life at a given time, whether it is about family, finances, or pretty much anything in life that is meaningful and important to you. The question at this point often lies in how you deal with said stress. In...