happiness

What is Happiness?

Everyone's definition of happiness is different. The concept of happiness never changes but how we attain it does. Happiness is gained by simply valuing yourself and your role in society. Plain and simple. Not everyone is born into great power. A lot of us are born below the poverty line and because of this we … Continue reading What is Happiness?

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Personal Growth & Development

"Lost time is never found again" – Benjamin Franklin Success is a small list of daily habits carried out with consistency over an extensive period of time. Ideally we fashion the lives we want with the actions we choose yet most of us are sabotaging ourselves with destructive habits. Its time to wake up and … Continue reading Personal Growth & Development

Goal-Setting & Rewarding Behavior

Time to stop avoiding everything it is we have to do; it’s time we start setting goals for what we want to achieve. So much time can be wasted sitting around in thought contemplating what could be accomplished – no more of that, time to start doing. Time to start taking action for the course … Continue reading Goal-Setting & Rewarding Behavior

Book Summary – Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell

Misconceptions about growth that may be holding you back. "I assume I will automatically grow", "I don’t know how to grow", "it’s not the right time to begin", "I’m afraid of making mistakes", "I have to find the best way before I start", "I don’t feel like doing it", "others are better than I am", … Continue reading Book Summary – Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell

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Understanding Laughter

Laughter has become a natural instinct; the blind, deaf, even some infants laugh before they are 2 months old. It is more common we laugh in social settings than when we’re alone. Even laughing gas loses it’s "oomph" when taken in solitude. Men claim to chuckle and women claim to giggle yet most laughter isn’t … Continue reading Understanding Laughter

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The Effects of Therapy Dogs

"You can tell a lot about a man by the way he treats his dog" - Peary Perry How is this theory true? Can you really see into a person's character by the way he treats animals? The truth is yes we can. Our kindness to animals has a big influence on how we treat … Continue reading The Effects of Therapy Dogs

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Managing Stress & Living in the Present

How we manage stress will have the biggest impact on our quality of life. Do you constantly dwell on the past? Are you always rationalizing outcomes for the future? Do you feel stuck? Do you feel lost? Do you feel like you have no control over your current circumstances? The truth is most people feel this … Continue reading Managing Stress & Living in the Present