Monthly Inspiration – Strength

“There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.”
Dalai Lama XIV

I’m starting something new by dedicating a post each month about what is inspiring me lately. This month I was inspired by strength. I observed or heard about situations where strength was used in challenging situations. It’s motivating when people use their strong will to get through tough circumstances.

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3 Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy new year everyone and welcome 2016! The new year is an exciting time when new goals are set and we think about the things we will learn or do in the coming year. Or maybe you skip setting goals by celebrating January 17, the day dedicated to ditching new year’s resolutions.

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Living with Less to Embrace Life

“Don’t you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you’re not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you’ve lived nearly half the time you have to live already?”

-Ernest Hemingway

Embrace each moment because life is valuable. As I grow older, each year moves faster and faster and I have recognized that life is short. This is one of many reasons why I have minimized the amount of material things I want to handle, so that I can maximize my time living life fully.

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