Articles tagged happiness

time

Why Time Is Running Out – the Truth

Time is fleeting…and yet we are constantly wishing it away. As children, we are impatient to grow up. As young adults, we can’t wait for the day when we will be taken seriously; when we have our independence and are able to start making our own choices. This then continues into adulthood, when so much time is spent fretting about the next step, waiting for the day when we’ll be making more money…can move from an apartment into a house…or finally have ‘it’ all figured out. We’re constantly looking ahead, hurrying things forward, and wishing we were ‘there’ instead of ‘here’. But... Read more »

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20 Things You Do That You Need to Stop – Right Now!

If we were all to realize how much of our time we waste every day on the things that aren’t important…that prevented us from spending quality time with the people we love…would we still be doing them? Here are 20 things you need to stop wasting your time on, to start making the absolute most of your life: #1. Stop hanging out with the wrong people. It is said that you are only ever as good as the people you surround yourself with. If this is the case, why waste your time on anyone who brings you down or makes you feel bad about yourself? Surround yourself with those who uplift and support you, the... Read more »

love

Looking for Love? 3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Finding Mr or Mrs Right…

Everybody wants to feel loved. To find that special someone with whom they can share the best – and the worst – moments in life. Love is what gives us all, as human beings, purpose in life. Loves becomes our comfort, our calm, and keeps us centered amongst the occasional chaos of life. This applies to all manners of love – be it the love of a friend, family member or child. However, it is romantic love that most see as the ultimate pursuit of life. Whilst it’s important to remember that being in a romantic relationship will not solve all of a person’s problems, the desire to experience a loving... Read more »

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5 Reasons to Keep Going When Life Gets Tough

Have you been struggling through a bit of a rough patch? Does it feel as though, lately, you’ve been down on your ‘luck’ or that life just won’t give you a break? Sometimes when we’re up against it and thrown into difficult situations, it can feel as though the universe isn’t on our side. It can be tempting to just throw in the towel…to give up and resign ourselves to the negativity that has entered our lives. But why do that? Life will always have something unexpected to throw our way, which is something we can all expect. But if you want to make the very most of your life, this one... Read more »

yes-man

Are You Saying ‘YES!’ to This?

Perhaps you’ve seen the popular Jim Carrey movie ‘Yes Man’? If so, then you’ll know that it is a film about a man who cannot help but say ‘no’ to everything. However, after attending a motivational seminar that challenges him to start saying ‘yes’ to more of life’s many, many opportunities, a string of positive (yet hilarious) events ensue… So what has this box office hit got to do with YOU? Well, there is a lot that can be learned from Jim Carrey’s character in this film. For starters, it offers a powerful example of how making one seemingly small, positive change – like... Read more »

let-go

Let It Go…Making Peace With Your Past

“Everybody’s got a past. The past does not equal the future unless you live there.” ~ Tony Robbins A past – we all have one. It is when we allow that past to stand in the way of our future that it becomes a problem. Emotional baggage – we all have that too. Perhaps it was an event or experience that took place 10 years ago or even yesterday. Perhaps it is something you still struggle with today; no matter where you go or how you fill your time, it’s there, rearing its ugly head when you least expect it. You’re not good enough. Why did it have to happen to me? How can I stop... Read more »

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5 Powerful Affirmations for Happiness NOW

We are what we think. And what does thinking consist of? Words… Our words are powerful things. The words we use to talk to ourselves, to others, when we think and when we daydream…these are all energy too, so why aren’t we using our words more to our advantage? Well now you can! Affirmations offer an ideal way in which to use your words positively, to create change in your life. With the right affirmation you can swap a negative mentality for a positive one, gain improved clarity in a situation and work toward manifesting your desires. Below you will find 5 powerful affirmations to help you in all... Read more »

self-care

10 Ways to Take Better Care of Yourself Today

A happy life begins, ultimately, with taking good care of yourself. That doesn’t mean waiting until tomorrow, or the day after, or even the week after to start. Your life is now. If you want to start living the incredible life you deserve, you need to start taking better care of yourself beginning today. To make sure you don’t waste a moment longer, here are 10 suggestions on how to get started. Ready? 1. Breathe deeply. How often do you pay attention to your breathing? For most people, the answer is typically – not enough. In moments of stress or difficulty, your breathing can become... Read more »

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5 Simple Changes That Could Help Transform Your Life

As popular as goal-setting may be, sometimes it’s better to start small when you’re looking to make big, long-lasting change. Small, easy steps – that is the key. So, if you’ve taken a look at your life and decided that the time for change is NOW, start small. Try setting a goal to change as little as 3-5 things in your life one thing at a time. Make it manageable. Want some suggestions? Here are 5 simple changes that will help send you in the right direction toward positive, long-lasting change: 1. Invite more love into your life. A hug from a friend, holding your partner’s hand, a kind... Read more »

Glass Half Empty or Glass Half Full? Learn Why It’s All a Matter of Perspective

Are you a glass half empty or half full kind of person? Whilst some people may argue that a positive or negative outlook on life is something coded into our DNA, for the majority of people, it is more about perspective. It is about choice. Unfortunately, the way we perceive things is subject to a lot of things; past experiences, our general personality and our mood. For example, can you think of a time when something made you sad and suddenly all you could focus on were the depressing things going on in your life? Or the other way around - when something wonderful happened to you and suddenly your entire... Read more »