Life Hack for Getting Suddenly Awesome: Be Awesome


Just a short thought for the day today …

A friend and I were hanging out the other day just watching a perfect, beautiful sunset and drinking coffee when sort of out of the blue she said, “Can I just say how awesome this is? Our lives are just freaking awesome.”

“I agree,” I said.

“We are awesome at life,” she added.

Then we were quiet for a while.

It was a great moment.

So: my happiness tip for the day: Be awesome.

Rock so, so much harder than you think is possible.

Do the things that you never knew you could do and appreciate all the rest—even if it’s just watching a sunset and talking and drinking coffee.

Take the time to really live. Take the time to be awesome.


Inspiration from the other side.

You’ve been on the spiritual path for a good while now. You’ve read the books. Maybe even met a guru or two. Sometimes, though, you need a different kind of inspiration. Inspiration from someone who knows how hard this inner peace stuff really is.

You’re Getting Closer and The Power of Acceptance. Get them for an uplifting price on Amazon.


More Stuff to Read:

Some Spiritual Practices Actually Work. It’s Amazing.

There are hundreds of spiritual techniques for overcoming depression and increasing inner peace. Here, stories about the ones that actually work. (In some posts, I rate the practices on a scale of 1-10, too. Sort of like county fair pumpkins, but more spiritual.)

These Are the Books I Want My Kids to Read Someday

Kids, here it is. Have at it.

I’m a Partner, a Mom, a Friend, a Mom, a Sister, a Daughter, a Businessperson and a Mom. Here’s What Helps.

Don’t read this section. It’s nonsense, mostly.



  1. There are many things I appreciate now that I really didn’t before the stroke. I am very happy with me now, but my one regret (I don’t truly believe in those, but) is that I wish I would have appreciated those same things before the stroke. Doubt I would have had one then. But, God uses it all, so, no regrets, just happy and moving on.


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