Posts by Ilene Solomon

Ilene Solomon, LMSW, is an adventurous free spirit who loves to travel, write, practice and teach yoga. She is passionate about discovering the innate peace and strength within herself and empowering children, families, and communities to do the same. Learn more about Ilene at

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Shifting Suffering into Gratitude: Go Upside Down

“Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.” ~Proverb

They sound so cliché, sayings like, “There’s always a silver lining” or “Look on the bright side” or “there’s a positive …