It could be considered strange that we know that life is finite yet we choose to focus so much on the things that bring us the least joy. We spend our time doing things that take us further and further from our core selves and then wonder why there is so much emptiness within. Often … Continue reading Enjoy your life
Just be happy
You convince yourself that you have to work hard, overcome struggle and become something else in order to 'make it'. Then once you make it you'll be happy. Perhaps it would be considered childish or silly but what if you could just enjoy life, right now. Is it possible that you can be joyful without … Continue reading Just be happy
How do you feel?
How often do you honestly say how you feel when you don't feel particularly good? It's fairly easy to talk about how happy you are, how much you're looking forward to something or how great you feel. But when it comes to saying I feel low, I feel sad or I'm not feeling my best, … Continue reading How do you feel?
Putting pressure on the outcome
In periods of uncertainty we often put an excessive amount of pressure on a particular outcome. You tell yourself you'll be be happy if things turn out one way and that the other outcome will be a disaster. And of course, in life often one option is much better than the other. However, too much … Continue reading Putting pressure on the outcome
What makes you happy?
How often do you take the time to stop and think about what makes you happy? I don't mean in relation to acheiveing goals, I mean just in life overall. Most of the time we over-estimate what brings us real joy, thinking that we need something grand or something that is difficult to obtain. In … Continue reading What makes you happy?
How it feels when it finally happens
When you've spent weeks, months or year working towards something it might feel strange when it finally happens. The thing is often when we want something as much as we think about getting it, we don't truly consider how it will actually feel. Of course you'll be happy but our thought process doesn't always go … Continue reading How it feels when it finally happens
Life is full of stuff. Stuff we get caught up in because we think it matters. Social media expectations of the way that things should be. But at the end of the day all that stuff is often a distraction from what really matters. And so you have to learn to overcome it. No matter … Continue reading Overcoming stuff