Allowing Your FIRE of Happiness

by Terez Hartmann The Fire of HAPPINESS Ah, sweet happiness! When you feel, express, embody, and experience this light and lovely state of being, all most certainly is right with the world. Life has more sparkle. Things that once ruffled…

UNconditional Dreams and Desires

By Natalie Rivera Everything we want is because we believe it will make us feel the way we desire: good, or at least better. Everything. And this is why desire has a bad reputation. Some even believe that desire is…

From Impossible-Ever-Now to Happily-Ever-After

by Terez Hartmann   Once upon a time in the fairy tale kingdom of Brooklyn, New York, there lived a little girl who believed in “happily ever after.” She had read countless stories, seen a gazillion movies, made annual trips…

4 Steps to Goal Success

By Natalie Rivera Knowing what your goals are can be more challenging than you may think. Perhaps this is why so many people don’t set them. You may have heard that most people don’t keep their New Year’s resolutions, but…

In the Blink of an Eye

By Joeel A. Rivera, M.Ed. While leaving for vacation I have often stated to myself and others that I really want to take everything in because I know that I will blink and find that the whole experience is over.…

Allowing Your Success with the Fire of Authenticity

By Terez Hartmann Contrast as the Catalyst It was summer 2015, and all was quiet on the Western Front, but in my case, far too quiet… Anyone who has ever met me knows that this Firewoman really loves being out…

Ignite Your Path

By Natalie Rivera The Ride of Your Life You’re going on a road trip at night, and the headlights only show 200 feet ahead. As you go toward your destination, you don’t have to see the whole way. In fact,…

Embracing Change

By Sarah Sparks   Sometimes we think we know best. Sometimes we exist in this world pretending to be someone we are not. Sometimes what we think we know is holding us back from becoming who we were meant to…

How to Be More Optimistic

By Rebecca A. Watson   If pessimism is despair, optimism is cowardice and stupidity, is there any need to choose between them?”—Francis Parker Yockey On one of my husband’s and my first camping trips together, we were walking down a…

Do You Have Unwavering Faith?

By Joeel A. Rivera, M.Ed. Many years ago there was a young man who had a dream—a dream bigger than anything that he had ever imagined before. You see, at one point in his childhood this man was homeless, living…