happiness

Aug. 8th is National Happiness Happens Day.

Erica Campbell discusses how difficult it can be to hold on to your joy during the holiday season. This doesn’t even necessarily because people are single, or dealing with family issues- it happens because of the shift into cold weather and lack of sunshine. But Erica urges us to hold onto our joy through our […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell urges us to keep our peace. Because how can we possibly find our happiness without keeping peace within us? This is something that often gets overlooked; people wonder why they are unhappy but haven’t given any thought to their inner peace. After reading some powerful scriptures about […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell explains that our emotions are unreliable, and that we should not trust them. She points out that emotions can change at the drop of a dime, when the facts don’t! This ties in to a conversation Erica had on the show recently, about circumstantial happiness, which is not […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell was inspired by something her sister Tina said about the difference between circumstantial happiness and joy. Joy, is the long-lasting state of being that comes from God and gets you through life’s toughest times. Worship, Erica says, is a good way to tap into the joy of […]

Today’s Ericaism is simple: love yourself. Erica Campbell reminds us that we cannot look to outside forces to provide us with love for ourselves. Affirmations and encouragement from friends, family and loved ones are nice, but they are not guaranteed, and at the end of the day, you are the one who has to love you […]

Patience is a need in our world and lives.Many of us struggle with patience. The worries of our lives and the need and demand for…

So often, we feel guilty for feeling happy, or for even wanting to feel happy. We somehow think that it’s not right. It’s not a…

Far too often we feel that we can only be happy from external events. We will be happy once we get that new job, once…

Here is the  poem “Promise Yourself” that was shared by my new role model, Ernestine Shepherd,  74 Years Young, Black Female Body Builder. Enjoy the inspiration: Promise yourself to be strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends […]

Trying to accomplish it all — at times simultaneously — we often have even less time for ourselves, our friends, and our families and end up instead with more stress, which can eventually lead to health problems. Try the following tips to simplify your life for a happier, healthier you. 1. Learn to say no. […]

VIA: Elev8.com One of the genuine connections Terry McMillan has to her audience is she relates to them.  First of all, she’s a woman who’s experienced many of life’s ups and downs. Her fans admire her because she’s been able to express it through hit books such as “Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got […]