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Love Communications

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share one of the most powerful and meaningful explanations on love that I have found to be true.   In his book, The Five Love Languages,1 author Gary Chapman describes five of the main ways love is communicated—through words, touch, receiving gifts, acts of service, […]

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Open yourself up to new ideas!

Hello! I am Lynn Lok-Payne and I have always been curious about life and was born with a passion for educating myself and researching inspiring thoughts and ideas in order to become a better person.

Enlighten Up Now! is an inspirational self-help blog that reminds us that we are connected to everything. We are so busy in our lives that we have forgotten how to be loving, present and grateful.

Using music as inspiration, this blog offers readers practical steps to help them find their way back to their true selves. It is written for seekers who are searching for their own spirituality and life’s answers.

Latest Posts from the Opening Up! Blog

Love Communications

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share one of the most powerful and meaningful explanations on love that I have found to be true.   In his book, The Five Love Languages,1 author Gary Chapman describes five of the main ways love is communicated—through words, touch, receiving gifts, acts of service, […]

Is Today an Opportunity or a Limitation?

Is this an opportunity or a limitation?   “BE HAPPY IN THE MOMENT, THAT’S ENOUGH. EACH MOMENT IS ALL WE NEED, NOT MORE.” ~ MOTHER TERESA   Life is full of challenges but it is how we view and react to them that makes all the difference. We can look at this self-imposed isolation as […]

Transform Your Thoughts and Manifest Your Desires

We attract what we put out into the world. Our thoughts and more importantly, our emotions, brings back to us what is happening in our inner world. I may think I did not want to attract this situation into my life, nevertheless, here it is. Sometimes we do attract what we do not want by […]

Book Review: Year of Yes – Part II – Say Yes to Saying No

You can say no. No is not a bad word and is a complete sentence. Just say no and stop. An explanation is not necessary. An obligation may be felt to give the why behind the no. If we want to say no, frankly, it is no one’s business as to the why. Shonda has […]

Book Review – Year Of Yes by Shonda Rhimes – Part I

If you have not read Year of Yes, by Shonda Rhimes, I would highly suggest it. One Thanksgiving morning as she was chopping onions, her sister said to her, “You never say yes to anything.” Below are some of my favorite parts of her book. Say Yes: Shonda expresses “I no longer want to answer […]

Today is Fredagshygge! – The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking – Part II

Spending time with friends and family are very important to feeling hygge. The Danish even have a name for family Friday –  Fredagshygge! Meik’s book he says “Hygge you have on Fridays is Fredagshygge and usually means the family curling up on the couch together watching TV.” Or you can play a game. Fredagshygge is […]