The world seems to be falling apart…

… so what can WE do? Only in the last month there have been so many tragedies around the world: in Paris, in Beirut, in Bucharest just to name a few… What’s going on?? There are so many theories out there and conspiracy theories as well, that I let you discover by yourself if you’d really like to… As in for me, all these events just make me reflect more and more on the frailty of life, so that makes me live more and more in the present moment! What else can one do than honor life right now??  I refuse to feel powerless because I am not! None of us is! Every thought each of us has, every word each of us speaks, every action each of us takes, every skill that we put into the world makes a difference!     So, here is a thought: how about that this world … Continue reading

Is being grateful a good way to spend your day? (part II)

So, you’ve probably read my previous post here, but you are not yet convinced? You are not sure what is this gratefulness thing all about? Waste no other second and watch the following TED talk with Brother David Steindl-Rast! “ A grateful world is a world of joyful people. Grateful people are joyful people, and joyful people — the more and more joyful people there are, the more and more we’ll have a joyful world. We have a network for grateful living, and it has mushroomed. We couldn’t understand why it mushroomed. We have an opportunity for people to light a candle when they are grateful for something. And there have been 15 million candles lit in one decade. People are becoming aware that a grateful world is a happy world, and we all have the opportunity by the simple stop, look, go, to transform the world, to make it … Continue reading