April 2015

via MindBodyGreen For a long time, I relied on external events to be happy. Something good would happen (like I'd ace a test) and then I'd go chasing the next thrill, always thinking that happiness was just beyond my grasp. After some time, I began to...

We often talk and think about we need for happiness.  But it's also worth thinking about what we DON'T need for happiness.  In this great article by Marc Chernoff from MarcAndAngel there are several things that might surprise you and notably, change your approach to happiness...

Sometimes "good enough" is the best we can hope for; sometimes "feeling great" is what we really want!  Many people argue that aiming for "good enough" is the path to happiness because it's realistic, achievable and anything beyond that is a bonus! But some also feel that...

Self care is not the same as selfishness.  Happiness is not the same as hedonism.  Real happiness includes doing good to and for others; and to do good to and for others we need, first, to do good to and for ourselves.  So real happiness requires self-care which...

I love this article because as the title suggests, it's important to focus on cultivating happiness at all times.  We all have good days and good weeks, when almost everything seems to go right; and during those times happiness comes pretty easily.  And it's great.  But we also...