Tag Archive: happiness

Oct 10

7 Wonderful Things Failure Has Taught Me

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill For many of us, failure is not an option.  We see failure as something catastrophic, something difficult to overcome and something that can ruin lives.  It’s heart-breaking, frustrating, disappointing, and for some, very depressing and I …

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Oct 02

4 Things You Should Know About Happiness

  “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss It’s amazing how kids can teach us life lessons without them knowing it.  Such is the case one afternoon when I was having a conversation with my four year-old son.  I’ve been going on leave for a several days every week because …

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Sep 30

5 Misconceptions About Money You Should Stop Believing

“While money can’t buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.” ― Groucho Marx I had some time to spare over the weekend and decided to watch this movie called “Good People” starring Kate Hudson and James Franco.  The movie was about this financially struggling couple whose neighbor was murdered because …

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Sep 24

12 Acts of Kindness You Should Be Doing Everyday

  “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”― Mark Twain Contrary to what others may believe, happiness isn’t really that difficult to have.  With the right attitude, even in the face of adversity, one can find happiness if he or she chooses to.  After all, happiness is a …

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Sep 17

20 Things You Wish You Can Tell Your Younger Self

“Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.” ― Kurt Vonnegut At 36 years of age, I believe I have lived a great life so far.  I have a well-paying job, a loving wife, three beautiful kids, and house of our own.  Though life isn’t perfect for us, …

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Sep 15

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Work You Love

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ― Confucius We’ve all been through that phase where we hated our jobs so much that we wanted to quit but because we have families to feed, we don’t.  You stick with that same job longer than you should and …

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Sep 12

5 Things to Do When People Push Your Buttons

“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” ― Maya Angelou When people push your buttons… We all try our best to become a better person especially when it comes to dealing with the people around us.  We try our best to be careful not …

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Sep 01

Fulfillment: What Matters Most to You?

I’ve been reading a lot of self-improvement materials lately and one of the stories I came across was the classic story of the Mexican fisherman and the Harvard business graduate which I would like to share with all of you. As the story goes, a Harvard business graduate was enjoying his well-earned holiday at a …

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