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Swami Beyondananda’s 2013 State of the Universe Address

Swami Beyondananda’s  2013 State of the Universe Address

It’s time for us to use our intelligence intelligently, and begin thinking like a species – because in terms of global footprint, call us Bigfoot. And given our big global footprint, we must develop a big global brain and even bigger global heart to weave us back into the web of life. We don’t want to flunk third dimension, do we?

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Teal Scott: How To Live A Happier Life

Posted by on February 16, 2013 in Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
Teal Scott: How To Live A Happier Life

In this Ask Teal episode, Teal Scott shares a tip for how to live a happier life. She explains that there is no need to push against what you do not like. The key is to pick and choose what resonates with you (what works for you) instead of either swallowing parts that you don’t resonate with or throwing the whole thing away based on not resonating with one piece of it. You do not have to reject every part of something just because you do not resonate with part of it.

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Why True Love is Hard to Find

Why True Love is Hard to Find

True love is a state of joy and bliss that most of us passionately seek for. Unfortunately, most of us will fail to find it because we do not understand what love truly is. Our modern society has conditioned us to look outside of ourselves for love. As a result, we believe that we can only find love in others or in external things. Rarely do we focus our attention to what lies dormant within us.

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3 Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Your Happiness

Posted by on February 5, 2013 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 1 Comment
3 Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Your Happiness

University of California-Riverside researcher Sonja Lyubomirsky’s work informs us about where our happiness comes from and how to get more of it. Dr. Lyubomirsky proposes three components to happiness: 1.) a genetically-based “happiness set point;” 2.) life circumstances; and 3.) intentional activities and practices. She has broken these three areas into percentages regarding how much they are responsible for your happiness.

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8 Tips for Feeling Happier During an Unhappy Time

Posted by on January 14, 2013 in Happiness & Humor with 1 Comment
8 Tips for Feeling Happier During an Unhappy Time

At some points in life, it’s not possible — or at least not easy — to feel happy. However, even then, it’s sometimes possible to feel happier. By taking whatever steps you can manage to give yourself whatever happiness boost is possible, you give yourself a deeper reservoir to deal with your happiness challenge. Here are some strategies to consider…

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Words Of Wisdom – a Collection Of Feel Good Quotes By Teal Scott

Posted by on January 13, 2013 in Conscious Evolution, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
Words Of Wisdom – a Collection Of Feel Good Quotes By Teal Scott

This video features Teal Scott speaking a collection of her inspirational quotes. Sit back, relax and enjoy these words of wisdom. Let the vibration of the words raise your vibration.

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The High Price of Materialism

Posted by on January 2, 2013 in Happiness & Humor with 1 Comment
The High Price of Materialism

Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America’s culture of consumerism undermines our well-being.

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How Gratitude Can Improve Your Life

Written by on January 2, 2013 in Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
How Gratitude Can Improve Your Life

Research shows that not only that gratitude is associated with greater well-being, but that the sentiment and those benefits can be cultivated.

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The Top 5 Things to Have on Your New Year’s Resolutions List

Posted by on December 28, 2012 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor, Inspirational with 0 Comments
The Top 5 Things to Have on Your New Year’s Resolutions List

Here are the top 5 things to have on you New Year’s resolutions list, ’resolutions’ that will turn into actual gifts that will help you fulfil your desires throughout your life.

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Happiest People On Planet Live In Latin America, Gallup Poll Suggests

Posted by on December 24, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 2 Comments
Happiest People On Planet Live In Latin America, Gallup Poll Suggests

The world’s happiest people aren’t in Qatar, the richest country by most measures. They aren’t in Japan, the nation with the highest life expectancy. Canada, with its chart-topping percentage of college graduates, doesn’t make the top 10. A poll released Wednesday of nearly 150,000 people around the world says seven of the world’s 10 countries with the most upbeat attitudes are in Latin America.

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The Happiest People on The Planet

Posted by on December 23, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 1 Comment
The Happiest People on The Planet

A recent Gallup poll indicates that seven of the world’s 10 countries with the most upbeat attitudes are in Latin America: Panama, Paraguay, El Salvador, Venezuela, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Costa Rica

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Glass Half-Full or Glass Half-Empty?: Balancing Negative Thoughts

Posted by on December 18, 2012 in Happiness & Humor, Psychology-Psychiatry with 0 Comments
Glass Half-Full or Glass Half-Empty?: Balancing Negative Thoughts

Being able to look at life as 1% circumstance and 99% attitude is a perspective that will enable people to “bounce back” after a stressful event.

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Ask Teal: Is it Selfish to Seek Happiness? (Helping Yourself vs. Helping Other People) [video]

Posted by on December 9, 2012 in Happiness & Humor with 1 Comment
Ask Teal: Is it Selfish to Seek Happiness? (Helping Yourself vs. Helping Other People) [video]

This Ask Teal Episode addresses the fear that focusing on our own happiness feeds the ego. You must find your own happiness first before helping others.

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10 Ways to Boost the Happiness Gene – Alexis Brooks

10 Ways to Boost the Happiness Gene – Alexis Brooks

About two years ago, while waxing philosophical about the dynamics of what it means to be happy, a colleague lamented, “I don’t think people should feel entitled to happiness.” I have to admit, I was taken aback. I had never thought of happiness as something we acquire or that is handed to us, but rather […]

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How To Create a Better Life by Replacing Self-Limiting Beliefs and Following Your Bliss

How To Create a Better Life by Replacing Self-Limiting Beliefs and Following Your Bliss

Today, I would love to talk to you in more depth about beliefs and how they shape our lives. I have studied and participated in many courses in which this topic is widely discussed.  It all comes down to this: certain beliefs can seriously limit our development and growth if we don’t do something to […]

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