”What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.” – Helen Keller

http://panausai.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=https://panausai.com/contact/ It took me a long time to figure out that the wonderfully fulfilling life I so desperately desired was within me all along.  I spent much of my life blaming almost everyone and everything for my unhappy life; my job, my boss, my financial limitations, my husband.  I wanted everything to change except me, and it wasn’t until I started … Read More

Suzanne Hermus”What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.” – Helen Keller

”There is scarcely any passion without struggle.” – Albert Camus

what is the dating scene like in los angeles Doesn’t it always seem like other people live with passion so easily?  Ever since I can remember, my sister excelled in academia.  Not only did she outperform me at school, but she quickly ascended in the corporate world. From early on, my sister wanted to be an accountant: that was her passion.  Therefore, it was no surprise that she graduated … Read More

Suzanne Hermus”There is scarcely any passion without struggle.” – Albert Camus

”Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Suzanne Hermus”Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

”We are disturbed not by what happens to us, but by our thoughts about what happens.” – Epictetus (Greek Philosopher)

It took me a very long time to realize it wasn’t the events in my life that were making me miserable. It was my thoughts about those events that created most of my misery. I had a habit of keeping a negative event fresh in my mind, replaying it over and over. Each time reliving the embarrassment, shame, heartbreak, or … Read More

Suzanne Hermus”We are disturbed not by what happens to us, but by our thoughts about what happens.” – Epictetus (Greek Philosopher)

”It’s me who is my enemy, me who beats me up, me who makes the monsters, me who strips my confidence.” – Paula Cole

I am currently feeling a bit in a slump, which is why I picked this quote. My intent is not to be down or negative.  It is quite the opposite, so I can go back to living empowered and free.  Sometimes letting yourself indulge in a bit of self doubt is okay and in my opinion,  normal!   However, it is … Read More

Suzanne Hermus”It’s me who is my enemy, me who beats me up, me who makes the monsters, me who strips my confidence.” – Paula Cole

”Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

It seems like happiness should be a natural state.  In reality however, many of us struggle to stay positive; sometimes it even feels like a chore. We often decide that it is easier to be unhappy.  Why is ‘happy’ so hard?   It wasn’t long ago that I suffered from this very problem. I was afflicted with “glass is half … Read More

Suzanne Hermus”Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

”There comes a point in your life when you realize who really matters, who never did, and who always will.” – Author Unknown

I use to think that everyone I considered a friend was someone who would always be there for me; who I could count on for anything; who would pick me up when I fall; who would be by my side through thick and thin; and who I could tell my most embarrassing moments, biggest regrets, and darkest secrets without judgement. … Read More

Suzanne Hermus”There comes a point in your life when you realize who really matters, who never did, and who always will.” – Author Unknown

A Year That Changed My Life

I can’t believe that 2011  is gone;  this year has been at the same time the absolute worst, and also the most amazing year of my  life. It started off dark:  I was depressed, fearful to leave the safety of my room, and feeling hopeless that my misery would not end.  However, somewhere along the way I gained self confidence, … Read More

Suzanne HermusA Year That Changed My Life

The Power of Hello

Earlier in the year, during my depression, it was a significant struggle for me to leave the house.  Just the thought of getting in the car generated a huge amount of anxiety. On some occasions, it would even trigger a panic attack. However, every once in a while I was strong enough to go to the beach, which was a … Read More

Suzanne HermusThe Power of Hello

The Power of Choice: Which thoughts do you choose to believe?

Ever since I can remember, I felt that I wasn’t good at anything. As a young girl I tried many different activities; I took all kinds of dance lessons (ballet, tap, jazz), I was on the cross country and track team, I took piano lessons, sang in the school chorus, and was on the kick line team. However, it was … Read More

Suzanne HermusThe Power of Choice: Which thoughts do you choose to believe?