The power of gratitude is beyond measure. Truly, gratitude is the foundation of happiness. Appreciation is magic. And when we consciously choose to make giving thanks a daily practice, miracles abound. We’ve all heard that gratitude is essential, that giving thanks is important, but how many of us actually integrate this simple yet profound practice into our daily life experience?… Read more →
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ~Roald Dahl We all have dreams, goals, desires, and visions for how we’d love our lives to be. This forward thinking possibility is one of the… Read more →
“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~e.e. cummings You know how some things in life just don’t look that sparkly at first glance? Yes, you’ll do them, but it may be out of love for someone else, that you’ll choose to find joy in it. Other things… Read more →
“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” ~Socrates Holding space for wonder in our lives in an art and a practice. It comes from staying in awe of the miracle of being alive. It comes from staying connected to the child still delighting within us, the child we once were. It comes from embracing the adventure of living with an open heart, a trusting… Read more →
Even during the most challenging of times, there is always room for joy, for appreciation, and for celebration. So far 2016 has been filled with massive change and growth for me…maybe for you, too? I’m realizing it’s uber important for us to slow down enough to recognize and honor how far we’ve come. And to celebrate…even the little things matter. So… Read more →
I felt for so long that I just had to get to the next thing…to get through this for the next step of the journey. With school each year. With babysitting. With shaving my legs. With wearing makeup. With kissing a boy. With driving a car. With staying out late. With drinking and partying. With turning 21. With graduating in… Read more →
One of my favorite stories to tell is of how our sweet, sneezy little cat came to find us in the desert. We call him Miles, sometimes desert kitty, and mostly Papa. So many names for this endearing little character who entered our real life story on a June evening back in 2005. At the time, I was pregnant with… Read more →
Hoping these words will inspire you and remind you of what matters most…
Feel free to click on any and all of them. Once the image opens in its own page, you can right click to save.
I’d love for you to keep these on your desktop for daily reminders, print them and post them around your space, share them with friends on social media…or any other creative idea you may have to welcome inspiration into your day!
No matter what, continue to be good to you…and let the love flow.
Love & Peace,
About Denise Dare
At the heart of Denise’s vision is co~creating a world where work feels like play, hugs are medicine, and love comes first.
Denise is a home educating Cali mama, writer, mystic, and thought leader, happily featured by Positively Positive, Tiny Buddha, Elephant Journal and other rad places on the interwebs.
When she’s not teaching the art of self love, bold self expression and vibrant alignment, you can find Denise dancing with her daughters in the kitchen, practicing yoga on and off the mat, and walking barefoot on the beach.
Her signature From the Heart sessions inspire visionaries to release the fear and doubt that make life feel hard, so they can reconnect with their inner guidance and experience life with ease with grace.
Discover how to live, love and lead from the heart here.
As we prepare for a new year, this is a beautiful time for reflection and clarity. We can envision what we most desire and create space for aligning with our truth and manifesting our dreams. Give yourself time this week to tune in to your heart and journal in response to these three essential questions… 1. How do I… Read more →
I am stardust I am molecules of hydrogen and carbon I am millennia and microorganisms I am dinosaurs And creatures crawling from the sea I am standing and walking Climbing and flying I am thinking and speaking and being just me I am everything I am no thing I am all that is and all that was… Read more →