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 the green desk in front …

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, the love they need must …

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 …

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 …