Uplifting

Uplifting
Written by: MARC CHERNOFF Even in uncertain times, it’s always important to keep things in perspective. True wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Henry David Thoreau You are alive. You are able to see the sunrise and the sunset. You...
Have you ever dwelled on unresolved conflicts for months, if not years, where all you can think about are the negative side of things? Are you the kind of person who always sees a glass half empty instead of a...
Are you the self deprecating type? The person who gets the dig into yourself before anyone else can? There are some situations where self deprecating humour can win people over, be perceived as charming, and in films, get the girl...
veryone is seeking happiness. This is a truth that supports the food, drug, entertainment, self-help, retail, automotive, and every other industry. People are seeking happiness; and, when they can't find it, they seek to escape their discomfort. Of course,...
Written by: MARC CHERNOFF The human experience is filled with love, passion, creativity, joy, connection, compassion, laughter… and the taste of chocolate.  But because we as human beings learn, evolve and grow through life’s ups and downs, our experience also includes...
As I embraced the age of 40, I had a realisation that something significant had happened to me. My efforts at pretending to have confidence had started to pay off and I was no longer having to play act. For...
By: Kate Rose “Maybe our mistakes are what make our fate.” ~ Carrie Bradshaw Perhaps We Need To Be Broken First Before We Can Finally Become Whole. Painful love is the worst kind of heartbreak. It’s the one we had such high hopes...
Via Elyane Youssef Although I knew that I could never let someone else look through my lens and I could never look through theirs, I insisted on letting the other person know how I felt, what I thought, why I...
  BY ERICA WAGNER We’ve always been told that in order to love someone else we must first learn to love ourselves. It’s so important to be able to establish a close bond with the most important person in your life...
New York-based hair stylist Mark Bustos provides free haircuts to the less fortunate on the streets every Sunday. More info: Instagram (h/t: messynessychic) “Every human life is worth the same.” Thanks...
Is your heart crying out in sadness? Yes, sometimes love hurts. Sad love quotes will help you to express your anguish and your huge heartache, during those times when love hurts. You may be facing difficulties in your relationship. You...
Last week, I was thinking about how much my words and actions are influenced by what I think that other people will think of me for saying/doing them. This week, I realized that all that is bullshit. Here are 5 reasons...
ntuitively, happiness is a feeling we get that we associate with having joy, abundance and peace. It's the opposite of feeling depressed, gloomy or sad. Being happy is something that people will generally consider good while being sad is not...
Psychopaths make up one percent of the general population and, contrary to popular belief, most of them aren’t serial killers. They’re manipulative people who intentionally cause harm to others without any sense of remorse or responsibility. Psychopaths are social chameleons who...
Arguments are part and parcel of a relationship and they ought to be. But the way couples argue says a great deal about whether they will last or not. “Instead of attacking the other person’s character, happy couples color inside...
When you were a kid, did you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a singer or an engineer? If so, how’s that working out for you? Hopefully, it’s going great and you are living the life of...
get elephant's newsletter To all my sisters, near and far: I want to say: I’m sorry. I’m sorry that I have barricaded my heart and prevented you from loving me through what may seem like an impenetrable shield that I unconsciously created. I’m sorry...
I am a single girl in my 20s, but I am constantly falling in love. I am falling in love with the sunset seen from my balcony, with a glass of Merlot, with the space I have in the...
Being a loner is not a bad thing as many believe. On the contrary, loners have discovered the beauty of spending time alone. Of course that doesn't mean that all loners have abandoned the social life and the habit...
Posted by Sofo Archon Here are 15 things you don’t ever have to and shouldn’t apologize for, if you want to live happy and free: 1. Don’t apologize for taking risks when everyone tells you to follow a predetermined path. 2. Don’t apologize for...
No matter how old you get, if you are young at heart, then you will always fall for children movies. Winnie-the-Pooh is now a classic! Author A.A. Milne created some of the most thoughtful and inspiring characters when he...
We met before the time I knew myself. It was the time when your approval mattered—when your approval became the foundation of the fragmented woman I was. “You tell me who I am,” I would say, as I awaited your instruction,...
“Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul.” ~ Charlie Chaplin You stand and gaze at your body reflected in the mirror before you. The body you just gave away again, even though...
The thing about people with a strong personality is that they sort of radiate a vibe of perfection and strength. This radiation is a charm and also their armor and this is what makes them what they are. Sometimes behind this...
This is one of the biggest, greatest and most fascinating mysteries of all time. For one thing, most people are caught up in the day-to-day chores, running errands, paying bills and surviving through the day; For another, a lot of...
get elephant's newsletter Here’s my reality: I’m a 33-year-old unmarried, childless, creative type who works 55-plus hours a week between two jobs—which I love even though they try my patience daily— while living back at home with my parents, because well, life...
Ask anyone on the street about their goals in life and you hear mostly they want to be happy. To do so, they seek to acquire different means and skills; new jobs, new relationships, new cars, and what have...
Have you ever dwelled on unresolved conflicts for months, if not years, where all you can think about are the negative side of things? Are you the kind of person who always sees a glass half empty instead of a...
Posted by Kirsten Corley It seems today there are a million things you can worry about. While technology continues to advance, in social media, it adds a bit of confusion, among relationships with people. There is a new form of...
 BY GREG POPHAM The ideas that surround beauty these days seem to have many women confused about what beauty really is. Beauty has nothing to do with makeup, clothing, or a dress size. Beauty is not something that you have...