Is It Better to have Freedom to Make Choices, or to have Money?

Posted: Aug 3, 2016

If you want to live a happy life, is it more important to have: a) Freedom of choice b) Money.

If your brain is screaming at you, “The answer is “b” then it’s time to look at some research carried out at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. Drs. Ronald Fischer and Diana Boer stu ...

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Focus for Success

Posted: Jul 25, 2016

How many important things did you get done last week? Do you even know what important things you needed to do?

If you aren’t crystal clear on what your goals are and then work towards them with focus, you won’t be making high achieving progress. Once you get clear on what needs to be done, you need to eliminate distractions ...

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You Can Do Anything You Put Your Mind To

Posted: Jul 20, 2016

Are you easily distracted? Are you attracted to new opportunities, ideas and projects? If so you aren’t alone; many of us are human magpies with our attention bouncing from one new thing to the next.

There may be an evolutionary reason for this behaviour. If our ancient ancestors were laser focused, they would be less likely to s ...

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Do Want to be Happier? Here's How!

Posted: Apr 18, 2016

Is Happiness Really a Choice?

Everything in life has a certain level of choice attached to it, even those things that seem not to. You don’t HAVE to pay your taxes, feed your kids, or go out on a Friday night – just saying! Everything we do involves choice.

What doesn’t involve choice is our ...

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5 Ways to Make a Bad Day Better

Posted: Apr 11, 2016

When I talk about having a bad day, I am not talking about times of catastrophe. If you suffer a catastrophe that only affects you for one day, you are truly blessed. I am talking about those days that we all experience, when from the minute we roll out of bed, whatever can go wrong - does.

Not every bad day can be transformed into a g ...

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The Easy Way to Boost Your Happiness

Posted: Apr 5, 2016

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”  Buddha

I love this quote and constantly marvel over its truth. Being happy is not a competition it is a collaboration. When you are around happy people, you can’ ...

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