The top 10 ways to waste your time

ways to waste your time

We all know that our time is limited and we should put our precious time to good use. So, why are we not doing that? Why are we wasting so much of our time doing things we don’t like, that don’t help us, being frustrated and angry? I think one reason is because we’re afraid to go after our dreams. We are too afraid to fail. ‘Yeah, I could spend this evening taking the first step in making my dream come true (setting up your own business, planning a world trip, learning to play the guitar, etc.). Or… I could just watch TV, there’s a rather good show tonight. Yeah, let’s do that, I’ll take that first step tomorrow’. Of …

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The Key to True Happiness

key to true happiness

The other day, I was driving to the supermarket with my youngest daughter, aged three. On the way, there is a slight decent as the road crosses under the railway. To me, that’s just something that happens, nothing special. To her, it’s a completely different story. So, we were driving to the store, started going downhill and she immediately threw her arms up, stretched her legs and cried out of pure joy: “Wheeeee!”.  Her happiness was so contagious that I joined her on the way up, throwing my arms up and shouting out. It felt wonderful! Most times, expressing emotions feels like the complete opposite for me. Something happens, for instance, I take a bite of a mango with a magnificent …

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How to Pursue Happiness

pursue happiness

What is the purpose of life? It is merely to exist, to produce offspring, to work as hard as you can, to praise (a) God, make as much money as possible, pursue happiness, or to live a fulfilling, meaningful life? There are so many answers, and I believe all of them can be true, as long as you believe in that meaning, and that meaning feels fulfilling to you. For myself, I believe the meaning of life is to live your life to the fullest, being as happy as you can be, fulfilling your dreams and potential, and living in a true, respectful and loving way. I believe that being as happy as you can possible be can never be …

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