Articles tagged inspiration

5 Tips For Happiness And Bliss

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It is well known that happiness is important to overall health and well-being. The search for happiness is something we all have in common. How exactly can happiness be captured and experienced daily? While there is no standard answer that applies to everyone, here are five tips that may help you get to your bliss. Do something you love: Having a hobby or interest that you enjoy doing can create a feeling of happiness when you are actively involved in the activity. Whatever you love to do whether it's photography, cooking, woodwork, creating music, or anything else that brings you joy, do it often. If you... Read more »

20 Quotes to Help You Never Feel Like a Failure Again

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Imagine if you never felt afraid of failing again? What dreams would you go for? What limitations and barriers would you smash through? In what ways would your life be any different to the way it is today? Failure is an inevitable part of life; if we didn’t stumble and fall from time to time, how would we ever have the opportunity to learn and grow as individuals? If you’re not prone to failing and are yet to fail at anything, then this isn’t something to celebrate. It simply means that you haven’t dreamed big enough yet. It means that you are yet to step outside of your comfort zone, to put... Read more »

8 Things You Can Learn From the Dalai Lama

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Want to be more like the Dalai Lama? You can be! But first, why would you want to be more like the Dalai Lama? In his lifelong efforts in the practice of Dharma, the Dalai Lama teaches the importance of engaging in positive thoughts over negative ones, something he believes should be a lifelong activity for us all. He is a leading example of what it means to transcend any situation we might find ourselves in, to refuse to fall victim to ourselves and to work to achieve an inner peace and happiness. He is the pinnacle of presence and emotional mastery. The Dalai Lama’s life is a continual striving... Read more »

Being Too Hard on Yourself? Here’s How You Can Stop

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Are you too quick to judge or get angry with yourself? When you’re having ‘one of those days’ or it feels as though lately, you’ve been making mistake after mistake, it can be easy to fall into a victim mentality or give yourself a hard time. But this can be exhausting, not to mention completely counter-productive. After all, when did feeling sorry for yourself ever get anyone anywhere? The answer is, never. When we believe that we’ve messed up – made a mistake, taken the wrong action or failed at something – it can be hard knowing where to go from here. We can allow ourselves to be consumed... Read more »

How to Stay ‘Present’ When You Need to Plan Ahead

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Staying ‘present’ in your life is known to have many benefits for your health, concentration levels, relationships and most importantly of all, your happiness. Learning to ground yourself more in the present moment is incredibly important; after all, you don’t want to feel trapped, worrying about the past, or getting anxious about the future. However, when you hear or see the words ‘relax…be in the now…enjoy the present moment…’ is there still a part of you that is just left feeling confused? Perhaps you have a to-do list the length of your arm, deadlines to meet or are working towards... Read more »

Put Your Happiness to the Test – 10 Real-Life Experiments

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A happy life is all about trial and error; there’s honestly no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to living your very best life. In order to discover what makes you happy, first, you’ve got to live a little. Life is all about experimenting! You’ve got to drag yourself out of your comfort zone every once in a while, in order to find out more about who you are and what it is that you actually want. It’s true that the path of self-discovery can be scary and will have its challenges and pitfalls – but that’s a crucial part of the process! Identifying your weaknesses, making mistakes and... Read more »

Meditation for People Who Don’t Meditate

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A consistent meditation practice can be difficult for even the most experienced of meditators. Even after years of meditating and with a thorough appreciation of the many, many benefits to be had from this peaceful practice – someone who meditates will still try to find excuses for why they don’t need to meditate that day. For some reason, despite knowing that it is possibly the best thing they can do for themselves, people sometimes just cannot bring themselves to sit down and still their mind. Is this a problem you’re just all too familiar with? Then here’s a reminder for you – There is... Read more »

20 Louise Hay Quotes to Brighten Your Day

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Affirmations and quotes can be a brilliant tool for instigating positive change in a person’s life. So, if positive affirmations are what you’re looking for, than Louise Hay is the woman you need. She has written numerous books and created many programs all centered around teaching people how to use the Law of Attraction and affirmations to create positive and powerful transformation in their lives. Want to apply some of her wisdom into your own life? Here are 20 Louise Hay quotes to add a bit of sunshine to your day: Every thought we think is creating our future. You have the power to heal your... Read more »

Are You Quick to Judge Others? Find Out What This Might Mean For You

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By now you may already be familiar with the concept that your life is a direct reflection of YOU. The people, opportunities, love, realized dreams, dashed hopes, experiences and even the material things in your life are all a part of the big picture you are painting with your mind every-single-day. As a result, everything in your life is an opportunity to reflect and learn something new about yourself. And I mean everything – the ‘dark’ moments included. With a little bit of humility, we can all start to look a little bit closer into the shadows and dark corners of our lives - the areas we’d... Read more »

Law of Attraction: Tips and Tricks for Everyday Manifesting

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Using the Law of Attraction to create and live the life of your dreams doesn’t have to be complicated. Honestly. The biggest problem that most people have, is believing that it really is as simple as it sounds. Broken down simply, all that is required of you to make the Law of Attraction work in your favour, is to know what you want, fuel this desire with as much positivity as possible and then ‘allow’ it to unfold (i.e. by getting out of your own way!) Having said this, I understand that there are many, many people looking for ways to give their manifesting efforts a little boost – to start... Read more »