You’ll feel bad afterwards and it doesn’t achieve anything. Look for the positive and talk about that (or say nothing).
Tag Archives: human development
Keep in touch with friends and family
Relationships are what matters and studies show that having strong relationships makes you happier — even if you’re an introvert. You can have all the stuff in the world. Your relationships are what are substantive. Take the time to work on them. One of the top five regrets of the dying is notContinue reading “Keep in touch with friends and family”
We can all teach something, even if it’s small, and teaching others makes most of us happy. Besides, sometimes the small things make the biggest difference.
It’s never the right time
Whether it’s changing jobs or pursuing your dream, the time is never right. Find a way to start small now. Take that small step to make progress and start making your dream a reality.
Baby steps towards life goals
Along the lines of the above suggestion, many people have really big life goals. Goals so big that work on the goals never gets started. Break big dreams into small achievable steps, and then focus on taking one step at a time. The progress makes us happy. The small steps give us aContinue reading “Baby steps towards life goals”
Live for today
Waiting for a day that is less busy is waiting for a day that will never come. Don’t put off what makes you happy.
Live true to yourself
So many people don’t live their dreams, because they do what someone else expects. Don’t do something because of the job title or to make someone else proud. Do what you know is right for you. “Prestige is a powerful magnet that warps even your beliefs about what you enjoy. ItContinue reading “Live true to yourself”
Live your values
Believe and act upon your personal values. That builds contentment over time.
Find your purpose
Your mission could be being a great parent, a great spouse, an excellent gardener or saving the world. We’re happier when we have a purpose. People are constantly searching for their purpose and what’s most important to them. Here’s an exercise to help you figure that out: Imagine you’reContinue reading “Find your purpose”
Don’t be a maximizer
You can spend all day surfing the Internet to find the absolute best price on a new TV. Unless that is significant money for you don’t worry. Your gift doesn’t have to be perfect; it has to be thoughtful. Your house can be clean, but it doesn’t have to be immaculate.Continue reading “Don’t be a maximizer”