Be Happy! Happiness is just a Matter of Mind

Be Happy! Happiness is just a Matter of Mind Though one could be infinitely happy by just enjoying the nature and family and all the human-made things, there are still millions of people who are unhappy. In the developed countries there is very fortunate circumstance of having both God-given and man-made things. Still majority of people there are unhappy. In the developing countries, where for millions there is a real scarcity of even basic needs, people seem to be happy. There are some people who are engaged in difficult tasks and in warfare, and even incarcerated in prisons, and are still happy! We have just discussed the factors of happiness. Millions of people have them, still they are unhappy. There …

What is Success?

What is Success? Everyone wants success. People talk about setting goals and positive thinking and getting to the top. However, most of these same people never really define what success means to them. Instead they think only in terms of the next big promotion or the next raise or climbing the corporate ladder, but few ever stop to really look at where these goals are taking them. World-renown motivational speaker Zig Ziglar says that to define success, you should stand on the goal line of life and look into the end zone. What you want see there sets the parameters for your definition of success. In other words, ask most people what they want from life, and they will say, …

Check You in Development of the Social Self Environment

Check You in Development of the Social Self Environment -Watch Who You Blame You are always responsible for yourself. Never should you look for reasons to blame outside of one self. There are people that are forever blaming the outsider for their feelings and actions. Very seldom will you hear one ask, “Why does one have to act or react that way?” Only when you are able to assume full responsibility for whom and what you are will you be able to experience true happiness and freedom. As long as one feels comfortable putting the blame on others, they will never change their behaviors. People have always found someone else to blame. This began back when one blamed their parents …

When You’re Smiling!

When You’re Smiling! “ Smile , it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart.” Anthony J. D’Angelo Back from Florida ahead of Hurricane Wilma, I asked my teenage son what he thought I should write about this time and he said ‘doughnuts’. I explained that although I found the topic an intriguing one (my mind immediately leaping to how I could link this into an interesting piece), it really needed to be more relevant to what I do, not what he would like to be doing! So his next suggestion was ‘Smiling’. I nearly dismissed this until I remembered that while I had been working on the fourth module of my e-course today the topic of smiling …