Firstly, let’s get something out there – happiness is not that simple. It’s a rich and dynamic concept with many facets. Your happiness is influenced by your mind-set and your perspective. It’s also about your everyday thoughts and behaviours, your choices, your resilience and your strengths. Happiness is not just one emotion either, it’s made … Read more38. 2 Types Of Happiness – Are You Looking For The Right One?
They say you turn out like the 5 people you spend the most time with. If everyone was happy, supportive, ambitious, caring, unconditionally loving, successful, kind, generous, confident and so on – then we’d all be surrounded by great energy and great influences. If everyone was chasing the same types of dreams as us, we’d … Read more34. 7 People Who’ll Help You Be Happy And Successful
I had writers block for 2 days. I couldn’t think of anything to write about. I started and dropped about 10 blogs, nothing was working out. And as a result I was doing the opposite of laughing. ? I asked for help with writers block on a Facebook group called Choose Yourself – for the … Read more30. Just Laugh!
I recently wrote a blog on Barbara Frederickson’s 10 emotions of happiness. Understanding these emotions and knowing how to experience them really is a key to happiness! One of those emotions was awe. I REALLY love to be in awe, that feeling of wonder, magic and ‘WOW’! It would be great for everyone to have … Read more27. How to get more WOW! in your life!
We all just want to be happy right? But what does that really mean and how do we achieve it? Barbara Frederickson has come up with 10 emotions of happiness. This is awesome because it makes the concept of happiness more tangible. It helps us find specific things to do and experience that will increase … Read more24. Ten emotions of happiness!
The image of 3 year old Aylan, a Syrian refugee who washed up dead on a Turkish beach a short while back, is still etched in my mind. It makes me feel physically sick. My heart aches. And that’s only one story of many troubles in this world where humans, animals and nature are suffering. … Read more10. Despite what the news says, I’m sure there’s always more love than hate
Once upon a time, someone who I thought gave a sh*t about me, showed that they actually didn’t. Actually, that’s happened once upon many a times!! It’s super important to be wary of who you give your precious time and energy to. Here’s what I’m slowly but surely learning: Trust your instincts – you usually … Read more6. Someone I thought gave a sh*t about me, showed that they didn’t
An estimated 1 million people across the globe commit suicide every year – that’s about 1 death every 40 seconds (World Health Organisaton). If someone’s suicidal, what are you going to do? Tell them to meditate, observe their feelings, remain in the seat of awareness and realise that they are part of a cosmic oneness … Read more5. Just choose the thing that makes you feel a little better
First up – I know sometimes we have to make decisions to do things that we may not jump at the prospect of doing – because we have responsibilities, people to take care of and so on. This is more about when you have a real choice. Whether that choice is about attending a social … Read more2. Decision making made easy
Inspired by ‘Choose Yourself’ James Altucher. In my conservative Indian upbringing, there is not really such a thing as ‘choosing yourself’. Generations of old school Hindu Punjabi tradition – although softening – are still in full swing in my life experience. As a female in this environment, my experience is that life is to be … Read more1. 7 rules I broke, because I wanted to choose myself