Author Archives: Barefoot Beginnings

About Barefoot Beginnings

Student of Meditation, Buddhism and Yoga. Tina writes about cultivating happiness at her own blog www.barefootbeginnings.net. Lover of nature, photography, travel, books, writing and music. Also a runner, vegetarian and supporter of animal rights. Mostly just trying to follow the path and live a happy mindful life.

Are you doing these Two Simple Things to Keep Unruly Housework Under Control?

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. ” ~ Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints, 1966

I recently read and recommend:  “The Happiness Project” by Gretchin Rubin.  It was full of insightful and useful information, many bite size pieces of practical advice that have the power to change your life, and maybe save your marriage. Continue reading

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Why you Need to Forgive, Even if its Hard. Letting go of Anger, Resentment and Grudges

“In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving  for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.” ~ Buddha

What if you found out that a trusted school teacher abused your child?  How do you prevent anger from overtaking you and destroying everything beautiful in your life like weeds suffocating the flowers of our gardens? Continue reading

The Shocking Truth About Happiness – Musings of a Van Dweller

// Photo:  My home for 4 months

“Home is where you go when you run out of homes.”  ~ John LeCarre

Life has funny way of teaching you and reaching you in the most unexpected ways.  Continue reading