In Joy Living, Erica Campbell notes that not everyone may understand what joy truly is.

Patience is a need in our world and lives.Many of us struggle with patience. The worries of our lives and the need and demand for everything NOW wears  us thin. Patience is the practice  of working,waiting  and not worrying unnecessarily. It is living  with a sense of purpose. If we take just a moment to […]

Far too often we feel that we can only be happy from external events. We will be happy once we get that new job, once we have that new car, once we have won the lottery, the list goes on and on. Read: Affirmation For Today: I Have Faith In My Path But the point […]

So often, we feel guilty for feeling happy, or for even wanting to feel happy. We somehow think that it’s not right. It’s not a matter of being right or wrong. The simple truth is that happiness is there for the taking if you will allow it to be. You may feel you don’t deserve […]

Joy is a state not a condition. That is the first thing that you must recognize when embracing good in your life. Material things do not determine happiness. The dictionary defines joy as an emotion of happiness. The world – and sadly, many in the church – have propagated the myth that happiness is found in […]

“The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear” Daniel Defoe No matter how frustrated, troubled or dispirited on the surface, deep down everyone I have met is truly extraordinary. However hidden, the human spirit, the diamond is always there; in […]

Happiness is often misinterpreted as something that depends of material things. That is not true happiness but only worldly rewards. That is a child’s interpretation

Trying to accomplish it all — at times simultaneously — we often have even less time for ourselves, our friends, and our families and end up instead with more stress, which can eventually lead to health problems. Try the following tips to simplify your life for a happier, healthier you. 1. Learn to say no. […]

One of the genuine connections Terry McMillan has to her audience is she relates to them.  First of all, she’s a woman who’s experienced many of life’s ups and downs. 

Here are ideas you can use to propel yourself forward in challenging times. 1. Push through your fears.  Work through what ever it is that you are afraid of. 2. Share your feelings. Ask for advice and/or understanding. 3. Remind yourself that all is well.  Breathe and remind yourself of your blessings. 4.  Have a […]

We are at the half way point of this year which causes me to ask, how will you finish 2010? 

The affects that food has on our physical health are widely known, what is less known is the affect food can have on our mood, memory, and mind. Food filled with sugar and carbohydrates can result in not only weight gain, but also memory loss and depression. Nevertheless, food with the right amount of protein […]