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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Travel May be the Secret to Happiness

Travel May be the Secret to Happiness

Travel may be the secret to happiness. When was the last time you traveled? Was it a short road trip or the adventure of a lifetime? Or maybe you can’t remember? That could be the reason you’re feeling down lately. We all love the rush we get when we’re preparing for a vacation and we all know that getting away from the daily routine really rejuvenates our soul. Everyone in the family knows when it’s happing to me because that’s about all they hear is how “I’m jonesing for a road trip.” The feeling is so universal that seems obvious. ... Read More »

Is Happiness Your Responsibility?

Is Happiness Your Responsibility?

Is happiness your responsibility? It’s the kind of question that most of us sit around contemplating. In the world view that most of us grew up with happiness just happens, and mostly as the result of our acquiring or achieving something. Acquiring or achieving something is conditional happiness, but real happiness, like true love is unconditional. And like love its unconditional happiness that we really desire. Unconditional happiness arises from within and that means that no one else besides us is responsible for our happiness. The question is, “If I’m responsible for my own happiness how and what do I ... Read More »

How do You Spread Happiness?

How do you spread happiness?

How do you spread happiness? The answer may not be as easy as it would seem at first blush. Happiness is very subjective and we are all pursuing the feeling. But when we catch it we want to share (an important clue to having success in finding it); we want to spread happiness in our own little ways. When we were young, a lot of us wanted to do something to change the world. End hunger, eradicate poverty, and help bring about world peace. However, as we grew older we became a bit more jaded; believing that no one person ... Read More »

10 tips to Increase Your Happiness

10 tips to Increase Your Happiness

Everybody wants to be happy so discovering 10 tips to increase your happiness is quite a nice place to start. In fact for years, scholars and psychologists alike have searched for the things that make us happy and what triggers these feeling in our body. I could fill you with complex chemical data and technical theories about happiness, but that’s probably not going to be useful to you. But happiness seems to be our soul’s way of expressing fulfillment and appreciation for joy and good things that come into our lives. Of course that may seem obvious, but as human ... Read More »

Two Types of Happiness

Two Types of Happiness

Scientist and Sages agree there are two types of happiness, conditional and unconditional. We are all confronted with choices and make decisions, not just daily but an almost, moment-to-moment basis,which affects our lives and our level of happiness. Knowing this, it begs the questions, how do we find true happiness? Why is lasting happiness so evasive that we feel as if we are in an endless pursuit of it? There does not appear to be a simple answer, and while, each of us has a unique world view, the vast majority of us hold the same basic beliefs about what ... Read More »

The Key to Happiness is Self-Mastery

The Key to Happiness is Self-Mastery

The key to happiness is self-mastery but many of us find it hard to maintain self-control; sometimes we complain that we can’t resist temptation whether lack of willpower like eating too much or staying up late, or the temptation of something more powerful such as gambling, or cheating in our relationships. But the truth is, everyone has the ability to control themselves and to move in the direction that they want go. The “locus of control” is a theory in personal psychology that refers to the extent to which an individual believes that they can control events that affects them ... Read More »

Find Happiness by Nourishing Our Relationships

Find Happiness by Nourishing Our Relationships

We believe that we will find happiness by nourishing our relationships. We believe this because we believe sharing our lives with someone is the essential link to finding happiness. But if happiness comes from within is it necessary? Well, sort of. It arises there, however once we connect to our true and authentic selves, we can experience the joyful wonder of giving of our self entirely to that special someone. Embark on a Journey of Self Discovery For us to find happiness in this world it first takes self-examination to discover who we are before finding a partner who can ... Read More »