We’ll see

You’ve got to stay level–headed and let everything develop Sometimes the things that happen to us can be disguised- good things turn out to be bad, bad things turn out to be good. Remaining calm and level headed no matter how devastating or how exciting the circumstances is one of the keys to long term happiness in … Read more

20 life lessons for happiness & success

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway Numbered lists are always a great way to collate and communicate important points. This Forbes article focusses not on money and wealth as you’d expect, but on the simpler elements which make up both happiness and successs. When it boils down to it, being … Read more

Lessons in life from Dr. Seuss

Will you succeed? Yes you will indeed. 98 and 3/4 guaranteed. I had “Oh the places you will go” read at my wedding in 2012 and it was one of my first encounters with Dr. Seuss. Despite being a children’s author, it seems Dr. Seuss’ tales have wisdom, insight and morals that are as relevant … Read more

Forgiveness Challenge

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Brought to us by Desmond Tutu, The Forgiveness challenge reminds us that forgiving is not forgetting; it’s actually remembering–remembering and not using your right to hit back. ` The challenge is to simply forgive those in your life that you would otherwise retaliate … Read more

Simple Living Manifesto

Edit, simplify Leo Babauta is all about Zen. Less stuff, less attachments, more focus and more centred happiness. This blog post from 2007 covers some key areas we can all take action to unclutter our lives and head towards a simpler existence. Utilising two key steps: Identify what’s most important to you. Eliminate everything else. … Read more