Posts Tagged: happiness

Mind
Expectations vs Hope: Could Shedding Your Expectations Improve Your Life?
March 30, 2017
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He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. Matthew 5:45 If the world worked the way we expected it to, we’d have a guy operating the sun like a steam engine, deciding who deserved the sun’s glory to shine upon them every […]
Soul
Self-betrayal: 5 Transformative Steps to Stop Sabotaging your Own Happiness
March 8, 2017
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You can probably think of a few times you’ve said yes to something you didn’t want. For most of us, it was hardwired in our upbringing to be receptive to other people’s needs and that sacrificing for the good of others is a virtue to be sought after and admired. So when the boss hands […]
Mind
Achieve the life you want: 6 ways to beat procrastination in 2017
January 10, 2017
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I have been wanting to squeeze in a workout session since before Christmas. I promised myself that I’d steer clear of that holiday weight gain that sticks with you six months into the new year. I keep saying, “I’ll do it later in the afternoon or early tomorrow morning,” but as you know, tomorrow never […]
Mind
What to do when you’re feeling left behind
December 23, 2016
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Your cousin is getting married, your best friend just had a baby and your classmate from campus just tweeted #GotMyDreamJob while you’re contemplating a career change. Even Bob from Accounting got a promotion. Meanwhile, your birthday is around the corner and you’re facing the very real possibility of celebrating it alone because that relationship you […]
Mind
Is the Lifestyle Business for you?
December 16, 2016
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Where would you go, if you could work anywhere in the world? What would you do, if you could do anything in the world? Would you still pick that job you depend on so fervently for that end-of-month salary you despise but still can’t leave, anyway? I’m betting a lot of people will answer no […]
Soul
Bitterness: Give up False Power and Take Back the Real Power to Heal
December 5, 2016
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It’s a fast, fast world we’re living in now. We barely have the time to stop and breathe. You can see it in the cities, people rushing like rats in a maze, cracking their knuckles, urgency in their voices when they’re talking on the phone. Every deal is a once in a lifetime deal. It’s […]
Body Soul
Smile and be happy
November 25, 2016
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Until very recently, it seemed obvious that we only smile because we are happy. It made no sense to smile unless there was something to smile about. Scientists, however, have revealed the science of smiling that proves otherwise. Here’s the short version. When we experience a pleasant sensation, our brains send neuronal signals from the […]
21-Day-projects
Parable Sunday: Snowflakes
August 28, 2016
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One quiet and peaceful morning, it was snowing. The fluffy snowflakes slowly circled in a captivating dance, slowly falling to earth. Two little snowflakes flying close to each other struck up a conversation and to avoid drifting away from each other, they held each other’s hands. One of the snowflakes said cheerfully, “Flying is such an […]
Body Mind Soul
7 Great Benefits of Music to your Mind, Body and Soul
August 12, 2016
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In 2012 a German artist called Bartholomaus Traubeck created a record player like device that translates tree rings into piano music. The device is aptly named Years, as the rings of trees tell years’ worth of stories including the tree’s age, natural events such as volcanic eruptions, forest fires, rainfall levels and even disease. These […]
Books
Teenage Depression: Lifting the Fog
May 17, 2016
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It is morning yet again. I don’t know what day it is, or what month. I don’t know what time it is; I don’t care. All I know is that it is time to wake up and I am paralyzed – not physically. I can walk, I can move my limbs, I am in perfect […]