Happiness & Humor

Finding Joy and Connection In-between Life’s “Big Moments”

Finding Joy and Connection In-between Life’s “Big Moments”

Even though it may be hard to slow down at first, all the joy and connection we deeply crave can only be experienced in the present moment.

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How To Find and Keep Your Balance

How To Find and Keep Your Balance

When our resilience is low it’s often because we’re focussing our energies on one area of our lives over the others – usually some stressful event, work, or a collection of things that are taxing. What goes out of the window are the counter balancers – the things that are soothing, the slow, the easy going, the nourishing.

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3 Ways to Follow Your Passion While Still Working a Full Time Job

3 Ways to Follow Your Passion While Still Working a Full Time Job

Here are 3 ways you can keep nurturing your dreams and following your passion, so that when you’re ready to leave the full time job, the path is laid out before you.

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Happiness or Peace?

Happiness or Peace?

If you ask people want they want most in life, you will find the answer in the majority of cases to be that they ‘just want to be happy’. What is it within us that keeps us striving for happiness? Why are we living with a deep sense that we actually don’t have what we most want?

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Getting Free Of Self-Importance Is The Key To Happiness: Polly Young-Eisendrath at TEDxMiddlebury

Getting Free Of Self-Importance Is The Key To Happiness: Polly Young-Eisendrath at TEDxMiddlebury

At TEDxMiddlebury 2013 Polly Young-Eisendrath discusses the idea that we can control and manage our lives as counter to our happiness. After considering the true meaning of happiness, Polly highlights several uniquely human emotions—shame, guilt, envy, and jealousy—that pose as obstacles to this happiness and offers solutions to overcome these emotions.

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5 Ways to Start Pleasing Yourself Before Pleasing Others

5 Ways to Start Pleasing Yourself Before Pleasing Others

Being a people pleaser has been a chronic issue for me for years, but I think I’ve finally nailed how to stop this self-effacing behavior. When I look back I could attribute it to many things. Maybe my tendency to please others stems from being the 3rd child, and having a brother who was ready to pounce on me at any moment.

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World of Energy

World of Energy

Perhaps the biggest core mistake you’ll make along your path of conscious growth is subscribing to the belief that you live in a world of objects. You don’t. You live in a world of energy. Objects are separate. Energy is continuous. Objects have gaps between them; they can appear to be apart and not touching. Energy is always connected to itself; it is always in touch.

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Are You Thinking Your Way Out of Happiness?

Are You Thinking Your Way Out of Happiness?

How often do you catch yourself thinking your way out of happiness, out of acting upon your heart’s desires? Are your thoughts moving towards happiness or away from it?

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5 Attitudes Wired in Happy and Successful Brains

5 Attitudes Wired in Happy and Successful Brains

Practical summary article on Happiness & Success by Steven Handel. Not to mention the fabulous quotes. “I’ve been studying psychology and self-improvement for a long time now. A lot of my research includes getting into the minds of happy and successful people (by asking questions and observing their behavior), and then trying to determine what it is that makes them the way they are…”

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A Different Approach to Happiness

A Different Approach to Happiness

We have been programmed in many ways to feel that our ability to lead a happy life is dependent on outside influences. Validation of self through others, the accumulation of stuff, conformity to the norm, are just several of the ways in which we anchor what should arise from the inner core and be a part of the fabric of our being to the physical world.

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The Survival of the Kindest

The Survival of the Kindest

There is mounting evidence that the human race is evolving towards becoming more compassionate and collaborative since our survival counts on these things.

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3 Ways to Follow Your Passion While Still Working a Full Time Job

3 Ways to Follow Your Passion While Still Working a Full Time Job

We have all been there – sitting in our cubicle staring into the distance, dreaming of the day when you could leave it all behind and really follow your passion. Safe inside those four walls it sounds so nice, and just outside your grasp. But how do you really develop the skills and income needed to leave your job, while still working at your full time job? It’s hard to stay motivated and pursue your passion when you don’t have that much extra energy after work.

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‘Bank Of Happiness’ Lets Customers Deposit And Withdraw Good Deeds

Posted by on July 21, 2013 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
‘Bank Of Happiness’ Lets Customers Deposit And Withdraw Good Deeds

Money can’t buy you love, but there is now an Estonian bank that trades in good deeds. The Bank of Happiness was founded five years ago to give people a forum to offer and request favors or services for free.

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Life Is Good! How One Tweeted Photo Inspired Hundreds to Share Photos of Their Happiest Times

Posted by on July 13, 2013 in Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
Life Is Good! How One Tweeted Photo Inspired Hundreds to Share Photos of Their Happiest Times

A sports journalist who shared a heartwarming photo has launched an inspiring trend on Twitter as thousands of others decided to join the feel-good movement.

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The Truth of Finding Happiness

Posted by on June 26, 2013 in Conscious Living, Happiness & Humor with 0 Comments
The Truth of Finding Happiness

Finding happiness is an endless search – a different career, relationship, holidays, material possessions, lifestyle, etc. It left me feeling quite the opposite. The result was more unhappiness, more dissatisfaction and less fulfillment.

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