You can’t expect a great life if all the inputs are bad. To start enjoying your life a bit more, pay attention to what inputs you consume: food, information, work, and relationships.
Stop Trying To Be Happy, Do This Instead
Focus on well-being increases the amount of flourishing in your own life and the lives of others. When you experience positive emotions, engagement, meaning, achievement, and authentic relationships, you flourish, and you can live up to your potential.
Your Life Is Directed By Chemicals
We get most of our happy moments from dopamine that is a short-term solution. You need to get more long lasting oxytocin into your life and that means caring for others and have others care for you. You don’t get that by spending your time on social media or watching TV.
Money Won’t Buy You Happiness, Try This Instead
Next time you use excuses for not having enough time to exercise because you need to make money, consider whether the amount of money you make brings you more happiness than the workout.
Passion Is The Key To Happiness, Or Is It?
Obsessive passion leads to conflict between work and other life activities. It doesn’t lead to satisfaction. It leads to burnout. On the other hand, harmonious passion leads to work satisfaction, which is an excellent antidote to burnout.
Practice Self-Control To Enjoy Life
The ancient Stoics have much to teach us about satisfying and fulfilling lives. The modern consumer would benefit from understanding what truly makes us happy and that endless consumerism is not the way to lasting happiness. Combine it with the… Read More ›
Set This Type Of Goals To Be Happy
The ancient Stoics, more than two thousand years ago, knew that path to happiness and satisfaction with life leads through knowing what to focus on. It is the realization that there are things in life that are not under your… Read More ›
Why You Need A Personal Life Philosophy
Have you ever thought about your life philosophy? What is the mission of your life? Why are you here? What are your life goals? What is your approach towards achieving these goals? Whether you know it or not, you have… Read More ›
Learn To Enjoy The Small Things In Life
It was in 2011 when I spent a month traveling around East Africa. I visited the vast savannas of Kenya, the beautiful national parks of Tanzania, and the pristine nature of mountains in Uganda. This trip redefined in my mind… Read More ›
Why Leaders Should Stop Obsessing With Happiness
What does it mean to be happy? Evolution provided an easy recipe for happiness. It is about satisfying a specific need. Are you hungry? Get something to eat and you will feel happy. Are you afraid of drowning? Get out… Read More ›