These Are the Things Happy People Do Differently

By |2020-03-19T22:43:17+03:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

How happy people manage to keep themselves that way? Have you ever looked at happy people and thought I wish I could be like them? Often we look at those who have plenty of money and possessions yet they don’t appear to be that happy. What is going on? Have some people got the key to happiness cracked while the rest of us struggle on in misery? Back in the 1940’s, Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist developed a theory called ‘The Hierarchy of Needs’. He

How to Live a Life of Purpose: 7 Personal Traits You Will Need

By |2020-03-21T18:08:55+03:00February 16th, 2016|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

We are all self-centered. When we wake up in the morning, our first thoughts usually begin with “I.” And this is probably a good thing, because you are the only person really in control of what you will do, say, and think during that day. And all of that doing and thinking and saying, day after day, results in who you are to yourself and others. Our personal lives can be rich, mediocre, or unfulfilling, depending upon the traits that we develop. Here are 7

15 Uncomfortable Feelings That Indicate You Are on the Right Track 

By |2020-03-21T16:53:38+03:00January 31st, 2016|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Changing and evolving are difficult things to do. In fact, they are so difficult that doing so or even planning to do so can drum up all types of uncomfortable feelings that aren't very pleasant at all. Unfortunately, many people interpret these uncomfortable feelings as signs that they shouldn't proceed. So, they stop and so does the progress they were making. If you are in the midst of making important changes in your life, here are 15 uncomfortable feelings that are actually telling you that you

8 Easy Steps to a Life Without Limitations

By |2020-03-15T23:41:16+03:00December 12th, 2015|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

“You have brains in your head. And you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss absolutely got this right. But why do so many of us choose a direction that is not really where we want to go? We make life choices, we accept those choices, and then we live out our lives thinking, “Is this all there is?” but never answering that question. If you want to answer that question today with a loud, resounding “NO!”

Do What You Love for a Living: This Is the Key to Success

By |2020-03-15T23:32:24+03:00July 15th, 2015|Categories: Career, Success & Money|Tags: , , , , |

Every person has to work to make a living. However, the point is to do what you love, if you want to be truly successful. From having stressful jobs to having a profession that you do not really like or enjoy, sometimes many of us want to just quit our jobs and to do what we love to do. But considering the practicality of choosing that path, it is never easy. Based on the Gallup survey, there are only 32% of the American population who

6 Life-Changing Questions You Need to Ask Yourself in Your 20’s

By |2020-03-15T23:30:58+03:00June 24th, 2015|Categories: Career, Personal Growth, Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

I remember my mom’s mid-life crisis. She was about 40, I guess when she decided that teaching rich kids in an exclusive private school was meaningless. So she just walked away. The following fall found her in a dingy classroom in one of the poorest school districts in our city, a classroom in which we spent many weekends scrubbing, painting, and sanding off old wooden desks. Years later, I also remember the phone calls she regularly got from some of those kids, now adults, who

How Our Names Influence Our Lives

By |2020-03-20T23:26:30+03:00May 14th, 2015|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

“What should I call you?”  My father loved it whenever someone asked him that question. “Just don’t call me late for dinner,” he always answered. As it turns out, however, what people call us may have unsuspected power over the course of our lives. In a recent Life Advancer article titled “The Laws of Attraction,” Lyon G. Payley Zonamyari explored the ancient wisdom of numerology that reveals meanings and connections hidden within the names of things and people. This discipline has developed in the linguistic

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

By |2019-04-16T16:26:05+03:00March 19th, 2015|Categories: Inspirational, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Transformation cannot be done without great knowledge. As a matter of fact, the principles of Buddhist wisdom can permanently change everything. Relying on your own knowledge helps you understand many things about your life, this is true. But, your own human knowledge will fall short. If you're still young, your wisdom is limited even more so. Learning from your elders is one way of bringing about great transformations. But there is basic knowledge as well, hidden in the words of Buddhist wisdom. Here are 12