Maybe Money CAN Buy Happiness
Can money buy happiness? It's easy to say no, and probably correct, but that's just a way to stop thinking about the tougher issues. What is your relationship to money, for example, and how do you use this most powerful of worldly tools?Maybe you see that chasing after money for its own sake is destructive, but isn't it equally damaging to have such a powerful instrument in your hands while pretending it has no importance?Money Is ImportantSome say that money isn't important to them, but this isn't true.
Can Existential Therapy Give You a Sense of Wellbeing?
My journey to becoming a therapist began with a desire to develop greater significance in my life and improve the quality of my relationships. Having worked as an organisational psychologist for many years, my work increasingly involved coaching senior managers in the art of managing their organisations.
Looking In The Eyes Of Happiness
From what you see around you in your daily lives, happiness may appear an illusory state of existence. Do you see true happiness in the lives of those who pass through your world each day? Do you see, and feel, true happiness in your own life, and the lives of your immediate family? Or in your work colleagues, or fellow commuters?The answer, in many cases, will be "no, I don't".
WE count the broken lyres that rest
Where the sweet wailing singers slumber,
But o'er their silent sister's breast
The wild-flowers who will stoop to number?
A few can touch the magic string,
And noisy Fame is proud to win them:
Alas for those that never sing,
But die with all their music in them!Nay, grieve not for the dead alone
Whose song has told their hearts' sad story,--
Weep for the voiceless, who have known
The cross without the crown of glory!
Not where Leucadian breezes sweep
O'er Sappho's memory-haunted billow,
But where the glistening night-dews weep
On nameless sorrow's churchyard pillow.O hearts that break and give no sign
Save whitening lip and fading tresses,
Till Death pours out his longed-for wine
Slow-dropped from Misery's crushing presses,--
If singing breath or echoing chord
To every hidden pang were given,
What endless melodies were poured,
As sad as earth, as sweet as heaven!Reflections on 'Voice'My wife and I recently attended a showing of "Rwanda" - an unforgettable and harrowing experience.
Love, Uncles, and Etymology
Thwack! . .
Living a Balanced Life - The Real Juggling Act
I just read an installment from another self-improvement
course that states that celebrities are unhappy because they
don't have gratitude for what they have. I disagree.
Happiness - A Matter of Focus
Imagine for a moment you have been given a task. That task is
to count the number of times five basketballs are passed
between a group of people who are running around each other.
Happiness - Work Now or Later?
Long-term success and happiness follows hand-in-hand with
strength of character.As I mention in my book, Fast Track Your Success and Happiness, If we want to achieve a certain goal, we simply must do things that are less pleasant now than other alternatives have the potential to be.
Happiness Is Truly M.A.G.I.C.A.L. (TM)
The year is almost half over. Many of us are taking the time to reflect, to imagine new dreams and to revise our goals.
Change 1 Thing Per Month - Making it Great One Step at a Time
So you're stuck in a rut, bored with how your life is, and you can't think of how to get through this period. Einstein defined insanity as "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
10 Fun Ways To Live An Enchanted Life Today!
I am often asked how I can live the way I do. Who pays me to be a real-life Merlin? It's not as if you can open the paper and read a want Ad for such a position.
Why Do We Feel Happiness?
Although many for us strive for happiness in our daily lives to think of it as only a goal is I feel missing the true power of this very important emotion.In order to understand what I mean by this let me suggest a short exercise.
Live Happily Ever After!
So many people overwork themselves literary in the quest for happiness. Many claim that they will truly be happy when they become famous, earn a degree, become rich etc? However, what happens when the desire goal is attain? Nothing! They get excited for a second or two and go back to living miserably until, something good happens again and who knows how long that will take.
Conditions of Happiness: Happy vs. Unhappy - Do We Have A Choice?
Everyone is in the process of seeking greater happiness. We are each involved in the search for feeling good inside our bodies.
Gratitude For Dummies
Yes, it might feel great to win the lottery. Money, houses, travel - these are wonderful, but not enough by themselves.
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