Happiness

Being Driven

Tweet Yesterday I found myself in the middle of a conversation with some people who were talking about the need to ‘be driven’ to succeed. They were surprised that I only ‘kind-of’ agreed with them. When you think about it, it’s a message we’re taught from a young age. Be driven. Driven to work harder [...]

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4 Tips You Didn’t Expect from Me

Tweet 1. Don’t trust people (too soon). 2. Expect people to lie. 3. Don’t expect people to celebrate your success. 4. Expect resentment. Now, before anyone starts jumping up and down, shaking their fist and expressing their disdain at my lack of faith in humanity… take a breath and put your soap box away. Put [...]

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Disagreement

Tweet It’s okay to disagree with or have a contrary opinion to someone (healthy even), but it’s not okay to launch a personal attack on a person simply because they don’t share our thinking, beliefs or perspective. Sadly, this seems to be happening more and more in social media and in society at large. It’s [...]

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What’s Right (for You)?

Tweet “Oh, that’s not right for you.” There’s a sentence we’ve all heard along our journey. Some of us, far too many times. The concept of right and wrong is an interesting discussion and a subject that has fascinated me for years. Growing up, we were all taught that there’s a right way and a [...]

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The Emotional Baggage Carousel

Tweet If you’ve ever been to an airport then you know exactly what a baggage carousel looks like and what it does. It constantly spews out baggage from somewhere deep within the bowels of the building and then circulates it on a conveyor belt until someone claims it as their own. And while a visit [...]

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You and Your Physical Environment

Tweet Freshly Cut Grass Did you know that certain colours can have a positive affect on your nervous system, endocrine system (hormones), cardiovascular system and your emotional state? Did you know that plants can do the same? And puppies? And the sound of waves crashing on a beach? Rain on the roof? Certain smells? Like freshly cut [...]

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