Jumping Off the Happiness Train

One day I jumped off (or more likely fell off) the Happiness Train and realized what a man had told me when I was twenty years old.

In the model below, you might see a number of areas where you have specific or vague goals. Perhaps you want a healthy body that will carry you well into your nineties and beyond. Or maybe there’s an old emotional trauma that you want to heal, an amount of money you wish to possess, a spiritual experience you read about and want to have for yourself, et cetera. But have you looked at …

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The Seduction of Ego

Have you noticed the interesting phenomenon that when you chase your ego desires and fulfill them, soon after always arises further dissatisfaction?

By: Jaden Rose Phoenix

As we all move into this wonderful new age of creating our lives in amazing ways, I spent a moment pausing over the question of how to best create this life of mine. If anything were possible — and we are waking up to realize that much more is possible than we ever thought before — then what do I want? What do I really, really want at the core of my being?

It …

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A Surefire Method to Experience Joy in Your Life

If you want to experience joy in your life, you have to be able to step outside yourself and become part of a cause that is much larger than you.

By: Srikumar Rao

Galileo got it wrong.

The earth does not revolve around the sun. It revolves around you and has been doing so for decades. At least, this is the model you are using.

You live in a “me-centered” world in which you interpret everything that happens in terms of “What is its impact on me.” Your spouse gets a great job offer and you wonder what effect this …

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Surprising Facts About Happiness

You’d be surprised how often the things we do actually make things worse, and how often things we think are unimportant have a huge impact.

By: Andrew J. Rosenthal

A wealth of research has been done over the past few years on happiness – why it’s so important to be happy, how to measure your own happiness and of course, how to improve your own happiness. Yet we’re all so busy on a day to day basis, that trying to focus on happiness can seem like a luxury.

It’s important to know why happiness is such a big deal. Here …

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