“Don’t get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water. Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like water. Now you put water in a cup, it becomes the cup; You put water into a bottle it becomes the bottle; You put it in a teapot […]
21 Soothing Practices For Deep Relaxation-Part 2
“How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high-stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish.” – Catherine Pulsifer This is part-2 of the […]
21 Soothing Practices For Deep Relaxation-Part 1
“Rest and be thankful.” — William Wordsworth Life can be hectic. There are a million distractions in our lives. We have work, personal life, chores, notifications, social media, projects, and appointments to keep. It seems that if you feel caught up with everything, new things keep coming your way. Daily stresses tip you off the […]
7 Vital Keys To Success and Happiness
“Your success and happiness lie in you.” ― Helen Keller What are the key ingredients of a happy and successful life? This is a difficult question to answer because the definition of success is not the same for everyone. Different folks have different definitions of success and happiness. But are there any unifying ideas that apply […]
24 Quick and Easy Ways to be Unhappy- A Visual Journey
“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” – Groucho Marx I […]
14 Ideas And Quotes on New Beginnings
“Whatever you do or dream you can do – begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe It is the new year. Here is wishing you a magical and wonderful 2016! Here is wishing that you make it your best year yet! While you do not need to wait […]
The Psychology Of Taking Massive action- Part 2
“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.”― Franklin D. Roosevelt This is part-2 of the 2-part series on taking massive action. You can read part-1 here. We have already discussed the following: 1. Ditch Analysis Paralysis and Overthinking: Make Choice Work For Your Massive Action 2. The Dilemma […]
21 Life Hacks For Unshakable Self-Confidence
“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” -Elisabeth Kübler-Ross If you are like me, you have had days where your level of self-confidence was high. Then there are those days where […]
6 Latest Science-Backed Ways To Enhance Your Happiness
“The good life is best construed as a matrix that includes happiness, occasional sadness, a sense of purpose, playfulness, and psychological flexibility, as well autonomy, mastery, and belonging.”– Robert Biswas-Diener The pursuit and the accomplishment of a state of happiness is a major goal for most people. It would be an understatement to say that […]
71 Powerful Ideas And Quotes On The Path To Success!
“I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale There comes a time in our life when we all need a bit of inspiration. Things might not be working out and you may begin doubting the process. You begin feeling that the ladder is resting on […]
12 Traps To Avoid In The Path To Personal Development
“By talking to yourself every hour of the day, you can direct yourself to think thoughts of courage and happiness, thoughts of power and peace. By talking to yourself about the things you have to be grateful for, you can fill your mind with thoughts that soar and sing.”― Dale Carnegie The idea of personal development […]
18 Cognitive Biases And How To Get Beyond Them-Part 1
“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.” ― Shannon L. Alder If you enjoyed the science fiction series Star Trek as I have in the past, you are aware of the character of Spock, the Vulcan first officer. Spock’s character was played by the late actor Leonard Nimoy. […]
New Study Shows How to Boost Your Happiness By Prosocial Spending
“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.” ― Ben Carson Research has shown that having more money can boost happiness levels in people. Research has also shown that having a lot more money beyond a certain preset limit does not have a huge impact on levels of happiness. Studies have […]
21 Things That Highly Abundant People Do Differently-Part 1
“In the beginning there was only abundance”- the Upanishads, ancient Indian text What is abundance? Is it a lot of material wealth and plenty? Is it an abundance of skills and abilities? Perhaps abundance begins with thoughts, feelings and actions. We may all have different ideas about what abundance means to us. It could mean […]
20 Practices That Can Make You Super Productive!
“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” – Paul J. Meyer What are some ways to be super productive? Have you had days of great productivity where everything just moved along effortlessly? Have you also had days where you found it difficult […]
How To Flourish: The Astonishing Power Of PERMA!
“I’m trying to broaden the scope of positive psychology well beyond the smiley face. Happiness is just one-fifth of what human beings choose to do.”- Martin Seligman Do you find it exhausting sometimes to appear and act cheerful and happy even though you do not feel like that? Do people expect you to be “happy” all […]
10 Strategies To Not Take Everything Personally!
“Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.”- Don Miguel Ruiz You may have seen the following scenario many times […]
28 Actionable Ideas To Choose Happiness Now!
“love the life you live. live the life you love.” ― Bob Marley What makes you happy? You may be relatively happy in your life but you may still have small annoyances and issues that take away from experiencing enhanced and sustained happiness. What are some of the small tweaks, the little changes in direction […]
15 Things That Obsessive Perfectionists Do Differently!
“The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.” -Adam Osborne Do you allow yourself to make mistakes and be all right with them? Or do you talk yourself into an attempt to do a “perfect” job? Being and doing the best that you can […]
The Amazing Power Of Love: Quotes And Musings
“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.” ― Sophocles Happy Valentine’s Day dear readers! I thought this was a great opportunity for me to thank you for all your support and write a post on love. Whether it is a particular person, your family, friends, your pets, […]