We’ve been selling the idea to ourselves that if we want a great life we need to be happy. But that’s a false idea because it’s impossible to be happy all the time.
It’s not only impossible to be happy all the time; it’s unrealistic since happiness is not the only positive feeling emotion we can experience.
There are two roads in life: one where life feels like a joyful ride and another one where life feels very painful. Which road are you on? Are you on the painful road? If so, keep reading so you can learn how to switch lanes.
As long as we travel through the road of life we are growing. We grow in many areas of our lives, but the main and most inevitable growth is about expansion, about evolution, about being more than what we were.
Being optimistic is like an internal switch you can turn on and off yourself. You decide when you want to be optimistic and when not to. Learn how to do so here.
Last week I gave you 5 great reasons to be optimistic; this week I’m giving you a few ideas so you can become optimistic in no time.
You might keep hearing over and over that if you want a better life you ought to begin by loving yourself. But how exactly do you that? How do you love yourself?
We know that loving ourselves means to be kind and compassionate toward oneself, but there are more components that form part of who and what YOU really are. Join me this week as I give you lots of information to go deep into each one of those components so you are aware of, accept and love yourself.
One of the causes of suffering in our lives has to do in great part with how we see what surrounds us.
Fortunately there is a way to diminish that suffering by understanding the difference between “This” and “Now”.
It’s time we begin looking at happiness differently. Happiness is not a destination to get to, nor a journey you go through. Happiness is right here, right now, where you live.
Happiness is an emotional state where you live most of the day. Happiness is a home; an emotional home.
We all love happy endings, don’t we? In most stories we hear or watch we expect a happy ending, and if we don’t get it, we don’t like the story.
But, how about in our personal stories? Can we have happily ever afters in our lives?
We are not always happy and I’m totally sure it was not intended to always be that way; although I think it was intended to be that way most of the time.
Human nature is to go through a range of positive and negative emotions all day every day. But you decide which emotions you want to spend more of your day in.
Most of us are used to think whichever thought comes to our mind. But if you really want to be in control of your life, you need to be more deliberate and choose which thoughts you want to pay attention to.
Valentine's Day is not just about loving others, it's about loving yourself too.
Do you even know what loving yourself means? If not, it's time to know it now. Keep reading.
What makes people fall in and out of love has always been a mystery. Most people think it’s so complicated that don’t even want to go there.
But in reality, being and staying in love is way simpler to understand than most people think.
Relationships with other people sometimes can be hard, frustrating and overwhelming because we are not sure how to handle all the different personalities, ideas and drama.
But relationships don't have to be that hard. If you keep reading, you'll find why we need relationships and what to do to help you have great relationship with your family, friends, clients and more.
This week I want to give you a summary of the last articles from by blog before I move on to a new theme.
This summary includes: recognize your mood and emotions, learn to love yourself, and begin improving your emotional state.
Learn the 7 steps of The Joy Scale and start improving your life today.
During the last two weeks I have been introducing you to The Joy Scale I created. This is the final article of the series and it contains everything you need to start feeling emotionally better today.
Wouldn't be nice if we knew where we are with respect to our ultimate goal of being a happy and joyful person?
Hi, welcome to my blog!
My name is Claudia LeBaron Islas and I'm a writer, emotional healer and spiritual teacher to those who want to find healing, purpose, and meaning in their lives.
The purpose of this weekly blog is to give you information, ideas and guidance that can help you get your own personal power back so you can live a happy, successful and fulfilled life.