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Quiz-Can you guess the secret to happiness?

A  75 year old Harvard study tracked 456 poor people and 268 graduates for over 75 years, to determine what made them happy.  Take the quiz and see if you can guess which is the right answer!   Tip, after you know the answer, you can search on that topic in the upper right under “Site Search” and explore some …

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PATIENCE Is the Companion of Wisdom (─Saint Augustine)

Intro What trait has the power to change an ordinary person into an extraordinary one? It’s perseverance, also known as persistence, steadfastness, patience, or tenacity. It’s the ability to hold on to your dream like a pit bull, refusing to let go, regardless of the obstacles. Perseverance is one of the secrets of success. After all, if you keep moving …

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How to Dress a Baby in Hot Weather

Though it is almost Christmas and you think of preparing your baby’s wardrobe for the cold winter days, you can’t miss a chance of getting a few summer pieces for cheap. Winter is a perfect time for making a spring/summer capsule wardrobe for your child. The discounts are huge and you can find lots of summer options almost in every …

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How to Start Working Out

How to learn to love exercises? Is it possible to be genuinely inspired to work out when you don’t feel like doing it? If you are not into exercising or if you really hate it but want to change your life for real and start living a healthier life, which is more active and balanced than it is now, you …

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F.ollow O.ne C.ourse U.ntil S.uccessful

Imagine the rays of the sun striking a newspaper lying on the sand of a tropical beach. Even if the newspaper were to remain there for many years, there wouldn’t be very much damage. True, the pages would yellow and fade, but for the most part, the newspaper would remain intact. Yet, if we were to use a magnifying glass …

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You Are Who You Spend Your Time With

You’re probably familiar with this observation. But think about it-really think about it. How much attention do you pay to your social surroundings and to the people you spend your time with? Believe me-it matters. The people around you are crucial to your mental and physical health. Real friends are powerful; they can make you smile or laugh. They can …

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Why Does It Take So Long to Make Progress?

Part of the spirit of human nature is a desire to make progress, or positive change. We all want to improve some area of our life. Perhaps we want to improve our finances, relationships, health, or education. We may want to control our emotions, develop self-disciple, or grow more tolerant. But why is progress so slow? Part of the reason …

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Tips for Picking the Best Book Light

Book lights have become an integral part of our life. Not only they create a pleasant atmosphere in the room, but also make it comfortable to work at the table. It’s no longer a secret that insufficient light leads to discomfort and eye fatigue, worse yet, it can damage your eyesight. Therefore, experts advise choosing this interior item very carefully. …

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Mean People Are Unhappy | Self-Help Advice

One of the most painful and challenging experience relates to dealing with mean people. That’s why I will give you the best self-help advice which will make your life easier. Simply put, starting from this moment treat mean people like being in need, having deep problems and feeling very unhappy. That’s because it’s true. When you’re on a mission, you …

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The Truth about Our Expectations

On Oct 6, 1727, 39-year-old Alexander Pope wrote in a letter to John Gay, “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” Expecting nothing is one way of avoiding disappointment. But what a heavy price to pay, for when we expect nothing, we get nothing. Imagine a honeybee staying away from flowers to avoid the possible …