Entries from January 2013

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

8 Happy Ways to Spend 80 Years

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.
-Abraham Lincoln
Eighty years is currently the average life span in the West.  Here’s how to make them happy and fulfilling:
1.  Travel often.
Do yourself this favor before it’s too late.  Without thinking too much about it, pack a pillow […]

Monday, January 28th, 2013

7 Things Happy People Say Every Day

You have the right words within you to make every day a happy one.
Here’s what you need to say and why:
1.  “Today is going to be a great day.”
If you’re reading this right now, SMILE, you’re alive.  The possibilities ahead of you are infinite, it’s true.  Think about this and let it inspire you.
A good […]

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

9 Powerful Ways to Spend a Day

All the time given to you in life is valuable; you just have to know what to do with it.  Let’s make it count.  Shall we?
Starting today, spend more time…
1.  Thinking for yourself.
The uneducated belief in something false that someone tells you is the greatest enemy of your own truth.  Do not let anyone tinker […]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

7 Unfortunate Habits of Unhappy People

Everyone experiences unhappy times on occasion, but there is a big difference between experiencing a temporary bout of sadness and living a habitually unhappy life.  That’s what chronically unhappy people do.
Even if you are generally a happy person, take a look at these seven habits to determine if any of them are keeping you from […]

Monday, January 21st, 2013

8 Dangerous Things We Teach Each Other

Be aware of the implied and menacing lessons society teaches.  To truly thrive in this world you’re going to have to unlearn and disregard some of the ludicrous advice people reflexively pass along to each other.
Here are eight dangerous pieces of advice you may have learned:
1.  There is a clear path that everyone should follow.
Your […]

Friday, January 18th, 2013

10 Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years

“If only…”  These two words paired together create one of the saddest phrases in the English language.
Here are ten choices that ultimately lead to this phrase of regret, and how to elude them:

Wearing a mask to impress others. – If the face you always show the world is a mask, someday there will be nothing […]

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

7 Things to Stop Worrying About Today

As the Dalai Lama once said, “If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry.  If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying.  There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.”
In other words, worry will not strip tomorrow […]

Monday, January 14th, 2013

9 Lies Unproductive People Love to Tell

People all around the world are out doing productive things right now.  You can be one of them if you choose to be.
The first step is to stop telling yourself these unproductive lies:
Reminder: We just released our new ebook 1,000+ Little Things Happy, Successful People Do Differently. It […]

Friday, January 11th, 2013

10 Ways to Make Life Good Again

Surely you remember the good old days – those fun-loving pastimes when the whole world seemed a bit brighter.  Let’s travel back in time.  Shall we?
Here’s how to get back to good…
1.  Accept reality so you can change it.
To move forward in life you must first accept the reality of what it is.  This acceptance […]

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

12 Things You Should Never Stop Doing

Take control of your destiny.  Believe in yourself.  Ignore those who try to discourage you.  Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits.  Don’t give up and don’t give in.  Your life isn’t behind you; your memories are behind you.  Your life is always right here, right now.  Seize it!  Choose to let each of […]