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“You are not here to merely make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” — Woodrow Wilson
By Vaishnavi S
What is happiness?
There is no definitive meaning to happiness. It means different things to different people. Few are contended with small moments of happiness and few feel that happiness is the life’s path. Everybody wants to be happy but ironically, most of them don’t know what makes them happy. Happiness is more like a mental or emotional state of mind that tells you that ‘you feel good, so you are happy’. This is a vague and uncertain concept. People tend to associate happiness with the ‘comfortable life’. When a man has a More >
In order to feel fulfilled, everyone needs to feel connected, whether as part of a team at work, in our family, or in the community. It gives us great satisfaction to know how we fit. While being part of a team or family can be source of much joy and fulfillment, it also can be a source of stress. One way to reduce this stress is to honor your unique strengths in serving the larger group. This gives you the experience of fully being yourself while still being connected. Here are three tips for defining More >
Happiness is one of the most sought-after goals in life. Of course, all of us want to be happy and there are many ways to be happy in life – whatever we have, wherever we are and in whatever things we do. Sometimes we tend to be chasing some material things because we think that can make us happy. But as always said, happiness is a choice. It is how we see things. I personally was surprised that simple things such as these can make us happy. We often thought happiness is difficult to achieve because we think happiness is some job More >
Happiness is a state of mind! Have you ever met someone who just seemed to be happy no matter what was going on in his or her life? They are pretty hard to find these days, but they are out there. What is the secret to their happy existence? What makes them stay happy even though it seems that the whole world around them has come crashing down?
These people know that true happiness is not based upon their circumstances. They know that in life, disappointments, hand ups, let downs and difficulties happen to everyone. Sometimes it seems like someone is out to get you! The More >
William Feather, an author and publisher said, “Plenty of people miss their share of happiness. Not because they never found it – but because they didn’t stop and enjoy it”.
For a lot of people, life is filled with schedules, appointments, endless to-do lists, and rushing here and there. This is often referred to as the “rat race”.
Can you really be happy and have fun all the time? Well, since nothing in life is perfect and nothing is 100%, the answer would be no. However, you can be happy most of the time and enjoy your life each and every day. There’s really no big secret to it and I’ll share with you a few simple tips on how to accomplish it.
Being happy is conducive to being healthy emotionally and physically. It helps you deal with the stresses of life; you become optimistic, confident, and resilient. Others will see this in you, and when you share your More >
How many of you feel that taking life too seriously is actually ruining your life or the lives of those around you? My friends used to tell me that my life was a spreadsheet, not a journey. Guess what? After carefully reviewing my life, I realized that they were right. Couple of years ago, I had my life all planned out and every move I needed to make was written down on a spreadsheet.
The thing is that because all my duties (eg., mother of three, wife, professional, More >
By Pete Koerner
What is success? Isn’t success simply realizing the things that are important to you? So, what’s important to you? I’m sure you could list some things, probably several things; but do you really know what’s truly important to you? Do you ever spend time asking yourself, or thinking about, what’s truly important to you? We often hear people talking about “the important things in life;” but what exactly makes something important – or more important than something else? Are things important to us because we were told that those things are More >
The holidays are over, your decorations are slowly making their way back into storage boxes, the euphoria of gift-giving and receiving has given way to the mundane “Here we go, another year” where you still have to make a living or figure out how to make it through the next month, where family is still – well, family – and none of your obligations seem to have magically vanished along with the holiday music.