Top 10 Ways to Beat a Bad Mood EXAMPLES 3 Little Tricks to Deal With People Who Offend You By Leo Babauta Something that we struggle with daily, that eats us up and causes stress and anger: annoying people. You know those people: they cut in line, are rude to you in the office or at the restaurant, cut you off in traffic, talk loudly about obnoxious things, play loud music when you’re trying to concentrate, interrupt you, and so on. These offenses are violations of the way you think people should act. If you just keep letting these offensive people get to you, you’ll always be mad or annoyed. I have to admit I’m not perfect at this, but here are three strategies I use that are helpful: Get Big. Try one of these three tricks the next time someone makes you mad or offends you.
58sec. Sunnie Toelle: The Happiness Tipping Point "I think it's here," Prof. Martin Seligman said as he made a blue dot only millimeters to the left of the tipping point on the diffusion of innovations graph I had sketched in my Moleskine notebook. Martin Seligman, the "father of positive psychology," had just lectured on Well-being at Work to over 500 business professionals at the Positive Business Forum in Milan. The origins of this growing phenomenon go back to what has popularly been called the "science of happiness" or, in more scholarly terms, Positive Psychology. Since the field's humble beginnings in the late '90s, it has seen considerable growth. As with several big, potentially game-changing ideas in the past 15 years -- think Facebook, Google and WordPress -- university students are at the forefront of their implementation. So might this indicate that Prof. On a policy level, happiness made its debut on the world stage on March 20, 2013, when the first official United Nations International Day of Happiness took place.
Possible developers Want to Know What Really Makes You Happy? Try Tracking It - H. James Wilson Throughout our careers and lives, the big decisions we have to make usually lead back to a single, overriding concern: What really makes me happy? Too often we try to answer these questions without knowing or understanding the real data from our lives. Our self-analysis devolves into speculation or wishful thinking. Over the past month or so, I’ve been collaborating with Harvard Business Review to develop a quick self-test to determine individual readiness for understanding your own data through the world of auto-analytics. Auto-analytics is a method of using new self-tracking tools to help answer key professional (and personal) questions: How do I boost my productivity? Am I in the right career? To get a sense of how auto-analytics can be used enrich our decision making, I recommend three distinct approaches: 1. Author Ashish Mukharji’s use of this method shows that we don’t have to be a professional philosophers or positive psychologists to think systematically about happiness. 2. 3.
How to Create an App for iPhone or Apple Without Any Coding Skills But if you’re really eager to make a mobile app based on your website, business, organization, or just a fun quiz game, a website called Buzztouch may well be the web-based solution for you. Buzztouch is essentially Content Management Software for iOS and Android. It provides a template-based process in which you import your app’s information into the online software, and in turn it will create the code that you need to compile the data for your application. I gave a try and it does work. How to Create an App – What You Need MUO has previously covered the steps on how to create a simple iPhone app and submit it iTunes. The tools Buzztouch provides are totally free. However, beyond Buzztouch, you will need a copy of Xcode on your Mac. Developing Your App Buzztouch provides some excellent video tutorials for developing your iPhone application. You start off the process by creating a name for your site. Next, you need to add a logo for your app. Compiling Code
A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus on Our Search for Meaning and Why Happiness Is Our Moral Obligation by Maria Popova Why “the demand for happiness and the patient quest for it” isn’t a luxury or a mere need but our existential duty. “To decide whether life is worth living is to answer the fundamental question of philosophy,” Albert Camus wrote in his 119-page philosophical essay The Myth of Sisyphus in 1942. “Everything else … is child’s play; we must first of all answer the question.” One of the most famous opening lines of the twentieth century captures one of humanity’s most enduring philosophical challenges — the impulse at the heart of Seneca’s meditations on life and Montaigne’s timeless essays and Maya Angelou’s reflections, and a wealth of human inquiry in between. But Camus, the second-youngest recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature after Rudyard Kipling, addressed it with unparalleled courage of conviction and insight into the irreconcilable longings of the human spirit. If the question abides, it is because it is more than a matter of historical or biographical interest.
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