Entries from August 2011

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

12 Things Happy People Do Differently

by Jacob Sokol of Sensophy
“I’d always believed that a life of quality, enjoyment, and wisdom were my human birthright and would be automatically bestowed upon me as time passed.  I never suspected that I would have to learn how to live - that there were specific disciplines and ways of seeing the world I had […]

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

12 Ways To Make Talking To Strangers Less Awkward

Let’s face it, fewer moments are more awkward than trying to strike up a casual conversation with someone you don’t know very well.  Here are some quick tips to lighten up the situation:

Talk about who you know and what you have in common.  Mutual friends, bosses, hometowns, etc.
Ask relevant questions about life, work, hobbies, and […]

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

50 Ways to Waste a Life

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never get it.  If you don’t ask the right questions, you’ll always get the wrong answers.  If you don’t take a step forward, you’re always going to be in the same place.  Life is a journey full of choices.  Here are 50 wasteful choices to avoid.

Spend […]

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Why We Must Forgive Ourselves

To forgive is to set a prisoner free
and discover the prisoner was you.
Once upon a time there lived a woman who had a bad temper.  She screamed at and scolded everyone around her.  For most of her life she believed the fiery rage inside her was everyone else’s fault.  But one morning she woke […]

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

30 Good Karma Things To Do With Your Free Time

by Barrie Davenport of Live Bold and Bloom.
If you cut to the chase of the meaning of life, it’s the ‘meaning’ part that we all long for.  Beyond all of the stuff, excitement, and happiness we chase on any given day, all of us want to feel like we’ve made an impact on the world […]

Monday, August 8th, 2011

12 Ways to Get a Second Chance in Life

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning,
but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”
-Maria Robinson
We all need second chances.  This isn’t a perfect world.  We’re not perfect people.  I’m probably on my 1000th second chance right now and I’m not ashamed to admit it.  Because even though I’ve failed a lot, […]

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

54 Life Lessons 14 Years of World Travel Taught Me

This post was written by Caz, author of the y Travel Blog.
Travel means so much more to me than simply seeing new destinations and learning about new cultures.  Travel is a journey within myself.  It is through my 14 years of living and traveling around the world that I have learned more about who I […]