You want what you want because you think that, in having it, you will feel a certain way. You want love so that you can feel loved and cherished and nurtured and connected. You want love so that you can share your life with someone and feel seen and understood, so you can feel supported … More How to use the power of good feelings to attract and grow love
Your problems have more to do with other people than with yourself. It’s okay to take care of yourself, even if they are not. It’s okay to say no, too. Most importantly, it’s okay to go your own way. You don’t have to play dumb or stupid or please anybody with your choices. Your life is your own and feeling good is a choice. … More It’s okay to take care of yourself, say no and go your own way. Letter to my teen self.
This might just be my best thought for today: in order to have a happy life, you must become rockstar good at feeling good. C.M.
It’s Thanksgiving. Remember to sing, dance and celebrate the good in your life. C.M.
“Ordinary” things may not be so ordinary after all. They have simplicity, a certain grace, modesty and vitality. Even a cupboard has all that, for it holds supplies that serve and nourish life. I live close to Brussels where right now things are not very easy: the government has increased the terrorism alert level to … More The miracle of ordinary things
I have a best friend. I’ve had several over the years. But it has taken me a very long time to learn to be my own best friend. Come to think of it… it is still an ongoing process, with all that this idea means: having trust, understanding, support, love…. from and for myself. But … More Be your own best friend
It is not simply money that I want, it is money AND good feelings, like pride, satisfaction, growth and contentment. I could have “money” (or anything else) but not feel good about it so in the end… the pot must be filled with good feelings or it’s worthless. The great news is that the good … More The pot of good feelings at the end of the rainbow
About that one… I love the sound of it but, strangely enough, it is easier said than done. Especially when things are not going as well as I want them to. So I try and reach for what that might feel like. When I’m good to myself I feel: kindness. Kindness shows itself in the … More “Always be good to yourself!” And if I were, I’d feel…