I often talk about finding fulfilment through growth and contribution. Today, we will look at how to actually find happiness. You can’t buy happiness — this isn’t actually true. Scientific studies have shown that you can actually buy happiness. The truth is actually pretty close. You can’t buy lasting happiness. The happiness you get from things you buy, whether it is a car, a house, jewellery, a new computer, or anything else will only last a relatively short period of time. Then there are the studies that show people in third world countries living in poverty who are happy all … Continue reading
With every breath you take in life, you have the power to make new choices, see things in a different way and adopt new beliefs — regardless of anything that has happened in your past. Your future does not have to controlled by your past.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what does inside us while we live. –Norman Cousins. If you are reading this, it is probably because you still have something to live for — even if you have yet to discover it. If you pay attention, try new things and meet new people regularly, you’ll find your reason for living. Learn from your experiences, notice things for which to be grateful in your life and find meaning by contribute your knowledge, experience and efforts to helping others. Patience, you will soon discover many things in life … Continue reading
Having trouble giving up that bad attitude? Want to change it? I can help you with that. First, go find it again and get ready to say goodbye to it. I’ll give you and your bad attitude a few more moments. You’ve probably been together for a while. I understand how it is. Ready? Ok, here we go. Wait! Hold on! Not too much longer. Wait for it… Almost there… Just a few more seconds… There you go! You may now give up your attitude. Thank you for your patience. You may now be happy in life without the attitude. 🙂 … Continue reading
As you learn to love yourself, you will also begin to feel worthy and brave to let others see and appreciate the wonderful loving person that is inside you.
Such a basic human thing that any human should be able to give another. It costs nothing so everyone can afford to give free hugs. I would be grateful if a teacher gave my kid a hug if they were having a bad day. The best part about giving a hug is that you usually get one back — for free!
Your true power lies in being the change not in waiting for it. You already have everything you need to start making it happen. … Continue reading
If you are going to learn, you must do it by listening. Step up and pay attention to people, to work/school, to life. Free education is available to those who look for it.
Having a bad day? Smile! 🙂 This act floods your brain with feel-good chemicals making you more cheerful. Lucky for you, unlimited do-overs are included when it comes to smiling. Keep practising! … Continue reading
Question Everything! Don’t have a really good reason to believe something? Open your mind to new possibilities. Sure you could be wrong. Having an open mind doesn’t mean that you are right. It means you are open to better ways of seeing things when they come along. … Continue reading