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
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
“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
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
Break the rules. We have so many rules in life about everything. I say break the rules. Not the law, but break the rules - Arnold Schwarzenegger Can we be honest? - You know how you’ve been struggling to find your dream job? - Tried everything and still feeling crappy? Well, It’s not because you didn’t find the right place to work in. It’s not because you have the wrong position. It’s because you’re looking in the wrong place. But you’re not alone. Most people
The world we live in nowadays and the way we spend most of our time keeping many of us from reflecting on the meaning of life, from contemplating on the reason of our existence and from getting to know who we truly are deep down inside. We’re running around like crazy people, constantly doing something, keeping ourselves busy and bragging about how hard we work. But we rarely stop to think whether all these things we are doing and all this hard work is increasing
This is your chance to live the life you wish you had. You could close down this article right now, pretend that you never saw it, and go on living your life as usual – but when do you plan on challenging yourself to live an even ‘bigger’, more meaningful, more fulfilling and deeper life? You see, many of us live our lives on autopilot. We are no longer piloting and steering our life and rather, we get into patterned and routined ways of living.
It seems like finding your passion is hopeless. Something is ruining your realization of goals and dreams. Help! What's the problem? Are you realizing the impossibility of finding your passion? Is it true that no matter how hard you try, you just can't see the results of your hard work? If this is you, then take heart. You are not the only one who feels this way or recognizes these downfalls. However, there is a bit of good news, a little silver lining on that