Give Thanks and Tap into the Power of Gratitude

Give Thanks and Tap into the Power of Gratitude

Thanksgiving may primarily be an American holiday, but it’s one I genuinely believe we should all embrace. It’s not only a sentiment that holds true value for us a individuals and communities, but Science now shows just how much celebrating Thanksgiving and practising gratitude can truly elevate our levels of happiness…

Wake Up _ Happiness

Wake Up _ Happiness

“Happiness arrives not in the absence of problems, but in the absence of rules about when you can feel it…”

~ (tut.com)

Sand and Stone

Sand and Stone

A story tells that two friends were walking through the desert. During some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand: “TODAY MY BEST FRIEND SLAPPED ME IN THE FACE.” They kept on walking until they found an oasis, where they decided to take a […]

Good Karma

Good Karma

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LIFE: Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three R’s: – Respect for self, – Respect for others, and – Responsibility for all your actions. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly. Don’t let a little […]

I*ll be happy when…

I*ll be happy when…

We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t old enough and we’ll be more content when they are. After that, we’re frustrated that we have teenagers to deal with. We will certainly be happy when they are out of that stage. We tell ourselves that our life will be complete when our spouse […]

Thought for the Week: 1st November 2010

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy…” ~ Norman Vincent Peale [ Subscribe to receive thought for the week by email ] Join us for 10 @ 10 and Kick-Start your Week! Every Monday at 10am – Join our free weekly inspiration call to kick-start your week. Experience 10 minutes of inspiration from […]

The Fisherman and the Businessman

The Fisherman and the Businessman

There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small Brazilian village. As he sat, he saw a Brazilian fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite few big fish. The businessman was impressed and asked the fisherman, “How long does it take you to catch so many fish?” The fisherman replied, “Oh, just a short while.” “Then why don’t you stay longer at sea and catch […]

Discover what’s not working in your career

Discover what’s not working in your career

How happy are you with your career? It can often be hard for us to pin down what might be bothering us about our work. The Career Balance Wheel (left) is a very effective tool to help you assess how happy you are with the different elements of your work. Draw the wheel (left) on a piece of paper (or download it here) and divide each segment in to 10 […]

Thought for the Week: 16th August 2010

“Work isn’t something to pass the time so you can pay the bills. It’s a gift and a spectacular way to access your brilliance and contribute…” ~ Nick Williams

Thought for the Week: 19th July 2010

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us…” ~ Helen Keller