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 in the outside world. It …

All It Takes Is a Minute Of Mindfulness

What do you think about when you’re in the shower? Or on the train to work? It might be my addiction to doing, but mindfulness isn’t my habit when it comes to just being. I’m pretty focused and into what I’m doing but when there’s nothing to do, I tend to send my mind to work. For example, while I’m in the shower I usually plan …

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 selfish, so entitled. Lately, this statement has …

The Meaning of Giving or Why I Don’t Want Anything From People

At Goodreads, which is my usual go-to place for quote research, there are over 400 quotes on giving from spiritual leaders and other important people 🙂 All of them focus on the meaning of giving for happiness. However, I know a person that will crush them all down and testify that giving to people when you don’t get anything in return …