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‘To Anyone Who Thinks They’re Falling Behind’ by @jamieveron #happiness

This is the best manifesto I’ve read in the last couple of months. FOMO, feeling inadequate, pushing yourself to achieve what you think you should be achieving, comparing yourself to others, beating yourself up about not measuring up to your … Continue reading

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How do you handle negative people in your life when they are your loved ones? #happiness

I post on Quora (you can find my answers here). The question in the title attracted my attention because this is something I am trying to figure out (my take on it is here). But it’s Rosalyn’s answer (right) that blew my … Continue reading

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‘One day, I woke up and decided I deserved the best in life and no one was going to get in my way’

I occasionally like to catch up on the latest music by using lists like Grammy nominees. This week I listened to Khalid, an American singer and songwriter. It is what he said on Twitter that got me the most. This … Continue reading

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Quote of the week #happiness

Happiness is not some absolute super positive state that once achieved rids you of all your problems. Nirvana, enlightenment is a result of a path ridden with obstacles, full of hard truths about yourself and lots and lots of hard … Continue reading

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What can I do with my time that is important?

Passion. Life purpose. Meaning. The big goal. Life calling. As I was reading on the subject over the years, I struggled to summarise what I learnt in one neat action plan. Mark Manson did it and did it really well. … Continue reading

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Knowing, understanding yourself and your strengths is key to your happiness

This year I felt like I wanted to get a good picture of my strengths, finally, so I invested in several studies – I did one through work (Strengthscope), I did Via Strengths (free but you pay for detailed report) … Continue reading

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How I found my life’s passion by asking myself these ridiculous questions, by @IAmMarkManson

Mark Manson is awesome, you guys. I loved his book and I LOVED his recent post on finding life passion. He has a talent to dissect some of the biggest life questions, bring out the top insight and deliver it in … Continue reading

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