Happiness

When Life Doesn’t Turn Out the Way You Thought

It's pretty confronting when it dawns on you. I've felt it a few times through my life. Can you remember a moment (or maybe you're there right now) when you realised "this isn't how it was supposed to be"? There's a very wise quote (I don't know who said it first)...

How to Feel Good & Be Happy

The other morning I woke up feeling really tired. I'd had a few nights of not enough sleep. In this state, my mind so easily went to negative thoughts. For a little while, I felt frustrated and down, swamped in the negativity. But then, because I've worked to practise...

The 2 Habits that Block Happiness

As Eckhart Tolle and Buddhist wisdom teaches us, freedom and peace come from non-attachment and non-resistance. What does this mean? Resistance is fighting against, or trying to push away what we don't want, thinking, "If only things weren't this way, I'd feel...

How to be Happier by Dropping this 1 Common Belief

Just a few years ago, a simple but profound realisation changed my life. I realised I was holding a belief (that's actually REALLY common) that was keeping me stuck in unhappiness. The belief? I shouldn't have any challenges. So, as long as things aren't going exactly...

Why the Grass ISN’T Greener on the Other Side

One of the biggest unconscious beliefs that makes people unhappy, is that things should be great all of the time. So when they're not, we complain (at least inwardly) as if it "shouldn't be this way." When we can accept the fact that there will always be a...

Choose Better Feeling Thoughts

“Happiness depends on your mindset and attitude. Happiness is in your mind, not in the circumstance.” –Roy Bennet Our Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions; it depends on our mental attitude. It's the same way with when we're struggling or suffering....

Wanting What You Have

As human beings, it's in our nature to always want to do more, have more, and be better. We tend to always strive for something new, something different, something more than what we presently have. There's nothing wrong with wanting more or better. But the problem is...

Lighten Up! How to Stop Taking Life So Seriously.

One of the best ways to have a better life is to remember to stop taking life so seriously. When you remember to lighten up you'll: Decrease your stress Have better relationships Be happier, more present and enjoy life more – isn’t that what it’s ALL about after all?...

The Trouble with Happiness

Are you overthinking happiness? What if you just let happiness be unconditional? Can you let yourself be happy for no reason? Can you Let go of thinking you have to be feeling on an emotional high to be happy? Or that it means being without challenges or ups and...