8 Positively Simple Rules for a Happier 2018

“Happiness is there for the taking and the making.” ~ Oprah

In last weeks article on making one positive promise for the new year, I touched upon why it was SO imperative to be kind to yourself in the coming year. Cause let’s face it, those resolutions we each try and make every year, have crash and burn written all over them even before they are made! And when they do crash and burn, we get so critical of ourselves. We start to wallow in all things negative and dismal. Where is the kindness or happiness in that? So my take, NO RESOLUTIONS, only kinder promises ❤

In this weeks article we will dig deeper into what core positive rules you need to follow consciously in order to make 2018 your happiest and most positive year yet.

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5 Special Steps to Boost Your Happiness with Positive Thinking

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”― Gandhi

We are all chasing happiness is some form. Be it in the form of money, health, fame, love….We all live with the misconception that happiness can be achieved by possession of the things we hold so dear to our heart. Is that really true?? Continue reading “5 Special Steps to Boost Your Happiness with Positive Thinking”

The One and Only Sure Way Towards Self Improvement

The One and Only Sure Way Towards Self Improvement“Do not consider any vice trivial, and so practice it; do not consider any virtue trivial and so neglect it.”– Chinese Proverb-

Shortly before George Bernard Shaw died, someone approached and asked, “You have known all the great men of your time, who have shaped the destiny of the world. Now, if you could be born again and re-live your life, as any one of your choice, who would it be?” Without a moments hesitation he said “If I could re-live my life in the role of any person I desired, I would want to be the man George Bernard Shaw could have been, but wasn’t”.

It is only when we can look back and think, that we become aware, how much we have missed over the years, by not waking up to realize our own full potential and for not changing ourselves, while we could,  to the highest level of our capabilities.

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15 Positive Tips to Be Happy right NOW!

15 Positive Tips to Be Happy right NOW!“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.” ~ Martha Washington

What is your definition of happiness? Do you think you need to be successful to be happy?

I am sure you’ve caught yourself a time or two saying things like, “I’ll be happy when I lose 5 kgs,” or “I’ll be happy when I find Mr./Mrs. Right,” or “I’ll be happy when I have my dream home,” or “I’ll be happy when my husband/wife changes his/her attitude.”

It does not really work like that. Does it!?!? Continue reading “15 Positive Tips to Be Happy right NOW!”

How to make affirmations work~The Power of Positive Affirmations (part one)

Special Note: A New Series of articles on Positive Affirmations begins today!! To kick the series off in full swing, I share with you a lovely Guest article on the subject from Brad Volz! Enjoy his words and show him some love in the comments darlings :).

“Be Impeccable with Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love” – Don Miguel

I’ve been experimenting with the power of affirmations and they haven’t worked very well for me. I find that when I use affirmations like “I feel happy” I create inner conflict unless I’m already feeling happy.

The teaching of affirmations is based on the power of words to impact and influence our lives. Continue reading “How to make affirmations work~The Power of Positive Affirmations (part one)”