Know your self-worth

Know your self-worth

Know your self-worth and you will always remember to treat yourself with respect and kindness. How often have you lived through a situation were you realise that your have completely forgotten your own self worth? Once again, sacrificing it for others. Yep, that is me. Just did it again! The thing is, this is not…

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Find beauty and happiness in the little things

Find beauty and happiness in the little things

Often we get so caught up in our day that we forget to take in the smallest of things. It is almost as if we wake up on auto pilot, an automated human only prepared to take note of the things we deem important. Today was a Monday you see. Mondays are known to be the worst day of the week. Thankfully this afternoon I was reminded to find beauty and happiness…

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Be a culture vulture and kick-start life

Do you feed your mind with art, music, and literature? When you view galleries and museums, read poetry or great motivational speeches, attend the theater, travel, and explore your roots your spirit will stir and boost your love of life. Thus, be a culture vulture!

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Step out of your comfort zone

Step out of your comfort zone and kick-start life

Does awkwardness flutter in your stomach when someone suggests you do something new? You miss positive experiences if you stick with familiarity and comfort to avoid niggling fear. Do the same things and you’ll get the same results. If you don’t like your life, stretch your boundaries and try new activities, meet different people, and expand your interests. Only then will your rut vanish. Thus, step out of your comfort zone!

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Follow Your Dreams and Kick-start Life

Follow your dreams and kick-start life

People aren’t kidding when they say “life is short.” You’re only here for a while and might as well reach for the stars while you can. Consider what you want to do, but haven’t tried because you fear failure or imagine you can’t squeeze your dream into your schedule.

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Be a student and Kick-start Life

Be a student and kick-start life

Learn something new to create enthusiasm and wonder. Be a student! The more you challenge your brain in fresh enjoyable ways the more inspired and motivated you’ll be. Take a course, join a class, or engage in a new hobby and watch your well-being soar. Why it is important to learn new things When you…

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Shake Up Routines and Kick-start Life

Shake up routines and kick-start life

People who live in a rut have plenty of routines. Repeating behaviors brings comfort, but doesn’t ignite passion. If you want to feel inspired, make your habits interesting. Shake up routines and kick-start your life. Rather than buy a burger and fries when you go out, try foreign foods. Instead of watching Game of Thrones…

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5 Ways to Kick-Start Life and Get Out of a Rut

5 Ways to Kick-Start Life and Get Out of a Rut

Would you describe your life as okay but not great? While it isn’t always meant to be a trip along the yellow brick road to joy, it should inspire you much of the time. If yours doesn’t make you glad to be alive, it’s time to swap humdrum for happy.

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Change your approach when dealing with others

Change your approach when dealing with others

So, today’s topic revolves around human interactions. Change your approach when dealing with others. We get stuck in a daily routine. “Hi, hello. How are you?” To which the response is, “I am fine thanks, and you?” This is where I press the pause button on this automated dialect. Hogwash, nonsense and bullsh… are all words…

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Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans

“Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.” – Horace Who on earth is Horace? When I read the above quote, that was my first thought. Today’s topic of choice verged on inspiration and going with the flow. Okay….. it was the latter, no magical…

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Nothing is impossible

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible!”

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”! – Audrey Hepburn Flying in or flying an airplane is common place now days. However, many years ago, it was impossible. Human flight was an idea siding on wishful thinking. Fast forward to the future and that is how we perceive space travel. Many of us…

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Gifted Opportunities

Opportunities are a gift sent our way which I term as “Gifted Opportunities”. At times it is due to a set of events that have taken place or our dogged persistence. On the odd occasion, just being in the right place at the right time. We are all presented with opportunities, equal or not.

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Jordan Peterson on happiness

“Your life isn’t margaritas on a beach in Jamaica. That happens now and then. Those are exceptions. Your life is how your wife greets you at the door when you come home every day, cause that’s like 10 minutes a day. Your life is how you treat each other over the breakfast table, ‘cause that’ an hour and a half or an hour every single day. You get those mundane things right,…

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How do we measure happiness?

Welcome One and All

Synonyms for happiness: contentment, pleasure, contentedness, satisfaction, cheerfulness, cheeriness, merriment, merriness, gaiety, joy, joyfulness, joyousness, joviality, jollity, jolliness, glee, blitheness, carefreeness, gladness, delight, good spirits, high spirits, light-heartedness, good cheer, well-being, enjoyment”

So why does crying not feature in a Google Search on the definition of happiness. We cry for many a reason, some of them for happiness and others when we kick our small toe on a well placed item of furniture. Happiness has found its way into the land of emojis such as (cwl.)


The measuring stick for happiness really does depend on a person and the uniqueness of said person. Some people find happiness in uncouth humour and others take offence. We cry with laughter and laugh from pain. No one said this human thing was going to be a walk in the park!

Happiness and Memes

So happiness as a subject matter for memes? Search google for Happiness Memes. As one would expect, it’s littered with humour. Not fluffy bunnies and magical rainbows. Happiness is temporary but one would certainly hope for more happiness than sadness or hurt. We each have our comforts which tends to spark our neurons of happiness.

In parting

Happiness as per Wikipedia from the view point of psychology – “In psychology, happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being which can be defined by, among others, positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.[6] Since the turn of the millennium, psychologists have increasingly become interested in developing an approach to human flourishing.”

We are who we are. One should never measure their happiness based on another persons. Be your own unique self and find happiness there. Once that has been achieved it is amazing how our viewpoints change, or likes and dislikes.

If one is looking for a quick fix, there is always Youtube with a quick search of “Fails” or “Humans are Awesome!”