Category: Living

Small Habits That Steal Your Happiness

Small Habits That Steal Your Happiness

“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.” – Wayne Dyer “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius   It is usually pretty...

Don’t Compare Your Life to Someone’s Better State

Don’t Compare Your Life to Someone’s Better State

“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” – Lao Tzu   Today I’d like to focus on a negative habit that creates insecurity within, erodes self-esteem and can make you feel quite unhappy with your own life. It’s something that has sprung...

Reinvent Yourself and Redefine Your Future

Reinvent Yourself and Redefine Your Future

Do you ever wish you could change your past? We all go through struggles in life, make mistakes, and face certain hardships and challenges that prevent us from moving ahead. The important thing is to learn how to come out stronger, and become even better than you were before. Though,...

Get More Done with Less Stress

Get More Done with Less Stress

“Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein “Think simple” as my old master used to say – meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.” –...

Things to Do When You Want to Give Up

Things to Do When You Want to Give Up

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe Some days are light...

Know Yourself and Seek Self Improvement

Know Yourself and Seek Self Improvement

Today, most people like the idea about self-improvement. It’s trendy. But before you can improve yourself, you have to get to know who you are, what you want, and why it’s so crucial to know the answers to those questions. Once you know who you are, what you stand for,...

Stay in the Moment Simple Habits

Stay in the Moment Simple Habits

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha There is only one time and place where you can be and have any control over. The present moment. But most of us still spend a lot of our...

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Stop Being Pessimistic

One of the most powerful habits that I’ve picked up in the past 10+ years is to stop being pessimistic and to think in a more optimistic and constructive way instead. It makes life feel lighter and not so burdensome. It opens up new paths towards where you want to...

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Small Habits That Destroy Happiness

“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.” – Wayne Dyer   “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius   It is usually...

Turn a Bad Day Around

“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.” – Henry David Thoreau “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson   Some days are great, better than you would have expected when you rolled...

Don’t Take Things So Personally

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” – Eleanor Roosevelt A very common problem that can drag your self-esteem down or build...

Get Your Works Done with Less Stress

“Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.” – Jose Ortega y Gasset “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle   It is early morning. You’ve had your breakfast and done your morning...

Living a Happy Life: Things to Say Yes

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius “Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln “If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap....

Let Go and Feel Less Pain

I often write about finding lightness in life. It can come from an unhurried but effective day at work. It can come from uncluttering and simplifying both your home and life. Or from letting go of distractions or huge mental burdens (that can also become physical as stress and worries pile up)....

Motivate Yourself Smart and Simple Ways

Some days you wake up motivated and ready to go. And some days things feel heavy as you arise and it is hard to get going and find that inner drive. At least in my experience. So over the past 10+ years I have found some simple and smart strategies...

Take Action Every Day

One of the biggest and most common problems with improving your life or the success you want out of is that you may not take consistent action over a longer time period. Now, consistency isn’t the sexiest or most exciting word. But it is, coupled with time, what will give you...

Things to Do to Live a Happier Life

Happiness must not always come from big things and events. It can come from smaller, daily habits too. So today I’d simply like to share 3 quick tips and habits that help to live a happier life. Start by setting a low bar for happiness. When you wake up in...

Get More Done with Less Stress

The daily work we do – in school, at work or in a business – can easily become overwhelming, ineffective and suck the energy and joy out of what you are doing. So how can you work in a lighter, simpler way that helps you to get more of what truly matters...

Habits to Deal with Rejection

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do and damned if you don’t.” – Eleanor Roosevelt “Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.” –...