- How do you tackle a gigantic project without being discouraged or quitting ?
- What is it like to be Happy all the time ?
- Broccoli Rabe wears many hats -
- One thing that can make a lasting difference to your contentment is to work with others on a cause larger than yourself -
- This is a 19 minute video with a few suggestions on how people live happily and healthily to be 100 -
- Beware of ambiguity - What kind of flower is a "Crash Blossom" ?
- Can you learn how to farm by watching TV ?
- Looking to customize your tractor, debate machinery brands or join the “never-ending discussion of oils, fuels and lubricants”?
- The first thing to understand about happiness practice is that it is a practice -
- What about when you’re sad? What
about when bad things happen or good things don’t?
- The opposite of conditional happiness is unconditional happiness,
a state that allows us to find contentment in any situation -
- Circuits in your brain light up when you're happy. One groundbreaking researcher has discovered how to keep them lit -
- You can become more outgoing, self-confident and warm with age. The research paints a comforting picture -
- Substantive conversation might hold the key to happiness for two
main reasons: both because human beings are driven to find and create
meaning in their lives, and because we are social animals who want and
need to connect with other people -
- Hundreds of students sign up for Harvard’s most popular class, “Positive
Psychology,” which has come to be known as the “happiness course.” But happiness doesn’t come cheap.
- In nature itself there is beauty that is beyond beauty. Wherever you are, enlightenment Is there -
- What's the difference between relaxation and meditation?
- In measuring and prescribing human skills
for a good life, the new positive psychology overlooks a vital point. Lasting happiness requires that we carefully
weigh the consequences of our actions.
- Enlightenment Is A Bitch - a very interesting piece of poetry -
- Does this remind you of any phase of your life ?
- Leisure should have a starring role in your life !
- Does earning a higher salary make you happier ? The trade off between satisfying work and a satisfying paycheck may be more important than you realize.
- How Your Mind Is a Beautiful Garden - Qualities such as kindness, compassion and forgiveness are the seeds you
want to plant to cultivate a beautiful mind. But the self-centered
ego's need for grasping, gaining and selfishness easily buries them.
- A proven way to feel better - Researchers report that those who meditated for about 30 minutes a
day for eight weeks had measurable changes in gray-matter density in
parts of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and
- Anyone can do this. Anywhere. It begins
with the first step. And that first gesture must involve
finding/discovering/creating a cause that is dear to your heart and
touches your soul.
- What’s crucial to well-being is not how cheerful you feel, not how much
money you make, but rather the meaning you find in life and your sense
of “earned success” — the belief that you have created value in your
life or others’ lives.
- Is investing/trading really just a dice-rolling contest, not a game of skill ? Many individual investors lose consistently by trading, an achievement that a dart-throwing chimp could not match.
- Almost everyone I know is busy. They feel anxious and guilty when they
aren’t either working or doing something to promote their work. Try to not fall in to the " Busy Trap "
- The greatest social contribution of the farmers’ market may be its role
as a delivery vehicle for putting dirt back into the American diet and
in the process, reacquainting the human immune system with some “old
friends.” Increasing evidence suggests that the alarming rise in allergic and autoimmune disorders during the past few decades is at least partly attributable to our lack of exposure to microorganisms that once covered
our food and us.
- It seems that the Dalai Lama is right: the experience of compassion toward a single individual does shape our actions toward others.