Blog on emotional well being and personal development

Tag: happiness

What matters most

What matters most

  What matters most I care less about what others think of me these days. I used to care a lot, and yes…I still do but I have a greater perspective on things now. You can’t take anything with you – this life here on […]

What is happiness?

What is happiness?

What is happiness? Is happiness a state of mind or is it solely determined by external circumstances? One thing I do know is that happiness is something you feel within you, it isn’t something that you can search for – that implies that it is […]

Get self respect FAST

Get self respect FAST

  Photo by FootMassagez   Get self respect FAST When you have self respect, you treat yourself well and you expect others to treat you well too. It’s a win-win situation, a no-brainer. So why is it that so many of us seem to lack […]

The key to happiness – your mind

The key to happiness – your mind

  The key to happiness – your mind Your mind stores your memories and it also helps you to navigate life with wisdom and common sense. The computer/storage part helps us to analyse the world, compare things and relate facts to each other. The other […]

Things you don’t need for happiness

Things you don’t need for happiness

  Things you don’t need for happiness Here are things you don’t need for happiness and they will help you to be more aware that life can be simpler and more fun than we realise. . I have found that many people spend inordinate amounts […]

Appreciate the living

Appreciate the living

  Appreciate the living When we appreciate the living, we are engaged in life and are more likely to enjoy those fleeting moments of happiness. Those moments of happiness register on our ‘happiness radar’ for a few seconds and then they’re gone. I have experienced […]

10 Characteristics of contentment

10 Characteristics of contentment

  10 Characteristics of contentment Have you ever wondered how it is that some people just seem happier in general? The usual worries and life woes don’t seem to affect them as much as it does others. The characteristics of contentment can be attained by […]

How to Become Truly Happy

How to Become Truly Happy

  How to Become Truly Happy: A Quick Overview We all want to be happy. But what is happiness anyway? According to Sonja Lyubomirsky, a leading happiness researcher, it is this: “The experience of joy, contentment, or positive well-being, combined with a sense that one’s […]