Want to be happy? Following Luminita D. Saviuc’s 15 things you should give up to be happy can very well put you on track to an easier and happier life.
God gave me a mission: To take a snail out for a walk
An article written by Zhang Wen Liang from Taiwan. Always getting mad with your children? Take a mission and see from this enlightening perspective.
Zen from a Dog Comic
This comic beautifully illustrated the quote from Hugh Downs which I shared yesterday, “A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” In this case … a dog.
Put Your Glass down when You leave office today
A Professor began his class by holding up a glass with some water in it. He held it up for all to see and asked the students, “How much do you think this glass weighs?”
It depends on how long I hold it
A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is this glass of water?”
To Hold, You must first open Your Hand
Have you ever come across moments in your life where the lessons came knocking on your door and without even waiting for you to react, they came right through, as you opened that door, into your heart and your soul; becoming a part of you and you knew that your life was enriched? That, I called, is a ‘Moment of Realisation.’ The first time I read the above quote by Steve Jobs, I was travelling on the bus.
108-year-old Wisdom from Alice Herz Sommer
Alice Herz Sommer, a Czech pianist and a music teacher, is an amazing lady with superb positive outlook in life. She was not only a survivor of the Theresienstadt concentration camp but also remains resolutely optimistic in her whole life. And now at 108 years old, Alice lives by herself in a tiny London flat with no assistance.