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75 Ways To Stay Unhappy Forever

75 Ways To Stay Unhappy Forever
Dale Carnegie once said, “It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It’s what you think about.” I don’t think anyone could say it any better than that. I’ve watched so many friends search tirelessly for happiness by changing jobs, moving to new cities, pursuing intimate relationships, and tweaking all sorts of other external factors in their lives. And guess what? They’re still unhappy. So with that in mind, here are 75 ways to stay unhappy forever. And now that you know what not to do, let me tell you a secret about happiness. In fact, according to a recent scientific study, overall levels of happiness decline from one’s teens until one’s 40s and then pick up again until they peak in one’s early 70s. Photo by: Helga Weber Related 8 Things Unhappy People Refuse to Admit “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” August 29, 2013 In "Happiness" 9 Things You Do NOT Need to Be Happy September 15, 2013

Follow your heart and Life will Follow | Soul Hiker When these words of wisdom were told to me I was still a young man. The real depth behind their meaning was not apparent to me yet. Their wisdom was concealed by my unripe age. Not that they are cryptic or anything but rather because it’s one of those sayings which unfolds and reveals itself to you as your experiences in life grow and mature. There are three fundamental notions that the saying points at: 1. The lesson is simple as much it is abysmally deep: When you learn to discover your authentic self amongst socially constructed preconceptions, distorted self-images and learn to trust the natural pulse of your heart’s true desires then you will manifest them in your life. Finding your Authenticity The quest for authenticity, self-discovery, soul-searching, or call it what you like, is one of those things that has always been a popular note on anyone’s life diary. But what is really meant by authenticity or self-discovery? Building Trust Manifesting your destiny Wake up to your Life

50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.

Are You Accepting Your Fate or Creating A Destiny?-Readers Q&A « *POSITIVE PROVOCATIONS* “Dreams are like stars…you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.” Claire from United Kingdom asks a very intriguing question this week, which I will attempt to answer. Her question: Do I follow my fate or can I change my own destiny? Whats the difference between fate and destiny? My Answer: One of the primary tasks we all face is deciding whether to follow the path fate has in store for us or working on manifesting our potential and living up to our destiny. It is a solemn task that needs to be undertaken with a loving heart and sound mind. Choice Between Fate & Destiny Most people see the game of life as made up of two opposites — winning and losing. Fate is seen as what happens if you never manifest your potential … never solve the puzzle of who you are.Destiny is seen as what you create if you solve the puzzle and manifest one of the possibilities defined by your potential. Embracing Fate with Arms Wide Open Potential or The Other side of the Coin

Five Significant Steps for Reclaiming Your Life : The BridgeMaker Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer . – Ernest Holmes At times, our life can feel like it is spinning out of control. We feel completely powerless and overwhelmed by the many factors and circumstances that dictate and shape how we live. During moments like these, it may be easier to give up and accept these conditions, or we can choose to surrender and keep moving forward. The good news is the act of surrendering provides us with the ability to reclaim what belongs to each one of us. Step 1: Be Selfish Step 2: Say No Step 3: Step Away Step 4: No More Excuses Step 5: Look Forward, Not Back Contrary to popular belief, it’s OK to be selfish as long as you do it in moderation. By becoming more selfish, you force yourself to consider what will make you a better person. There are many productive ways to practice being selfish. Be selfish. Once you learn how to tell people “No,” you will find you have more time to put back in your life.

88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your skull, and other times one powerful experience drives the point home once forever. Here are 88 things I’ve discovered about life, the world, and its inhabitants by this point in my short time on earth. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. Photo by Philgarlic Have a lot on your mind? Everyday mindfulness has transformed my life, and the lives of many others.

Why You Can Never Really Fail, Whatever Happens: A Guest Post from John Sherry | Teeny Tiny Pieces Today’s guest post is from my friend John Sherry, writer at The 100% You blog. John is passionate about living his life to the fullest, and helping you to do the same. If you’ve been tip-toeing around the blogsphere quietly, today is your day to jump in and leave a comment for John. He always engages with a smile! Please make John welcome ~We’re all so scared of failure. The dreaded ‘F’ word. To many failure is a personal rejection by the world or by life itself. It’s easy to see why. Relationships might not have worked or love never permanently came to stay. But, actually this is proof, if ever you needed it, that you’re not failing but gradually and steadily winning and that any time soon it’s all going to wonderfully come together. Here are the precise reasons why you can never really fail whatever happens. 1. Ask any sporting star and they will tell you that their defeats helped them hone their talents to become a champion. When you lose, you learn. 2. 3. You may have just been saved.

10 Things to Try for 30 Days You’ve probably heard that it takes 21 days to change a habit, right? Well, apparently there isn’t any hard evidence that this is a fact. According to Jeremy Dean over at PsyBlog, the “21 day myth may well come from a book published in 1960 by [Dr Maxwell Maltz] a plastic surgeon.” According to Dean, Dr Maxwell Maltz based an argument for a 21-day adjustment period after noticing that amputee patients took about 21 days to adjust to their loss. In reality it can take much longer than 21 days to lose a habit or start a new one. A new month is just about to begin, so this is the perfect time to try something new for 30 days. 10. Wash with only with water for 30 days. This is low on the list because, on the surface anyways, it will be easy to achieve. Perhaps soap is overrated. 9. Keep your hands to yourself for one month. Celibacy has more than one definition, but today the most common definition of a celibate person is someone who isn’t having sex with anyone else. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.

All I Can Promise is that I Will Change | Teeny Tiny Pieces “I Promise.” Two powerful words ~ Those who know and love me understand that I do my best … I generally keep my word. But sometimes, when we’re in the midst of awakening change, making a commitment to do, give, or be something we’re striving for, presents a challenge that we hadn’t expected. We realize that our time, resources, and energy are spread too thin. Change … real soul-searching, gut wrenching change, can make us downright uncomfortable! So, we make choices. Change is inevitable. Often, just when we muster the courage to change, the bittersweet war between our emotions ensues. At our best, change brings about confidencecourageaccomplishmentknowledgefulfillmentempathycompetenceAt our most uncomfortable, the time when we might also feel assurance that the magic is happening, change can stir guiltfrustrationwearinessunmanageabilitydisappointmentconfusionfear I’m reminded of Seth Godin telling us that we can’t please everyone, and the ‘kids in the back of the bus’ just might not get us.