What is Happiness — A TED Talk by Dan Gilbert

Photo credit: Kalen Emsley This is one of my all time favorite TED talks by Dan Gilbert who explains What Is Happiness scientifically… I truly love this video and I strongly recommend you to watch it carefully.. I like it because it explains what is happiness in a way that actually gives it very little importance […]

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A Story About Compassion

How do we change the world? “Be the change you want to see in the world” Mahatma Gandhi You’re about to read one of my favourite childhood stories. It’s short but powerful. And then I’ll tell you a few words about how we can change the world (as if Gandhi’s quote is not clear enough So […]

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Let’s Stop Planning Everything For a Happier Life

Here I am sitting at my desk again. I now have three notebooks to plan my work and days — one huge calendar, one calendar diary where I write what actually gets done and one project ideas and visualisation notebook (this doesn’t include my pocket notebook and the one I have for writing ideas). They’re sitting on […]

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Can Mindfulness Help With Anxiety?

For me, anxiety is fear of everything. It’s fear of life. Which means the lack of love. Love for oneself. That’s why it’s so scary. It’s scary to live it, but it’s also scary to see it in the people you love. Because there’s nothing you can do. No matter how much love you give, […]

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Victims of Consumerism in a Strive For Happiness

Are we victims to consumerism, in our strive for happiness? Are we trying to accumulate more and more happiness, just as we try to accumulate more and more possessions? Is happiness just another trophy to put over the fireplace? Together with our trophy moose heads and trophy wives? I’m happy. It sounds so egoistic, so […]

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There are always two sides of every story

There are always two sides of every story or Who Is Your Happiness’s Biggest Friend and Foe? Fill in the blank: “I’d be happy if only____________” What is keeping you from your happiness? Who is your happiness’ foe? Many times, dissatisfaction or unhappiness seems to come from obstacles, challenges, problems and issues. You know, stuff […]

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Fun Way To Find Your Calling

What is the meaning of life? Do we have a purpose? What if you don’t know what’s your calling? People tell you to find your purpose in life. To follow your passion and everything is going to be okay. Yeah, as this is so easy…. How can you find out what yours is NOW, like today, […]

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40 Sufi Rules Of Love

I have to be honest with you – what you are about to read is not my writing, not my original content. I found those “rules” of love in an amazing book by an inspiring woman – Elif Shafak. You find them on my blog because they are so strong, spiritual and deep that I […]

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