Entries from May 2011

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

12 Common Causes and Proven Cures for Unhappiness

For the average person happiness is a choice, yet numerous people are unhappy.  There are many reasons, but it all boils down to one simple principle:  They choose something else over happiness.  Because it often takes less effort to be unhappy.
For example, instead of seeking happiness, they…

Lazily follow the path of least resistance.
Refuse to accept […]

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

How To Make Good Things Happen

This guest post was written by Diggy, author of Upgrade Reality.
When wild animals are first captured and put into zoo cages they try everything to get out of that cage.  They bite it, run into it with their full weight, and claw at the cage.  They persist for weeks and months and they take any […]

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

111 Lessons Life Taught Us

Sometimes thinking about your life and sorting out what you have learned is just as important as tackling a new venture.  That’s what our new sister site, Everyday Life Lessons, is all about.  It’s an online community where people share, rank and discuss life’s greatest lessons.
The site challenges you to reflect on your past, dig […]

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

88 Ways To Make A Stranger Smile

Don’t wait for people to smile.  Show them how.
Let your guard down.  Talk to someone you don’t know straight from your heart.  Compliment them.  Don’t anticipate awkwardness.  Just be you in that beautiful way only you know and give them the chance to smile and connect with you.
Remember, your best friend was once a stranger […]

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

20 Things Life Is Too Short To Tolerate

You don’t have to settle, it’s simply a choice you make every day.  If you feel like you’re running in place there’s a good chance you’re tolerating things you shouldn’t be.  It’s time to reclaim your life.
Starting now, stop tolerating…

People who bring you down. – Relationships should help you, not hurt you.  Spend time with […]