happiness

Happiness Comes from Within

What is happiness? Happiness is a feeling, it is a state of mind where we feel pleasure and enjoyment.   Unfortunately, in our culture, the true feeling of happiness is often hard to obtain or is fleeting as we mentally equate happiness with achievement and the fulfillment of life situations and material things. Regrettably, material things and achievements do not provide lasting happiness; although they may give us some joy, this type of happiness never lasts and dissipates rather quickly as our mind wants new things or starts to focus on the things that we don't have. Happiness is a State [...]

The Power of Positive Thinking

Do you look at the glass as being half full or half empty? People who view and approach everyday life in a positive mindset tend to be happier, healthier and more productive. It may sound like science fiction, but your state of mind can and WILL have an impact on nearly every aspect of your life. Researchers from the University of California, Riverside recently conducted a study to determine the impact that "happiness" had a person's job. In the study, titled Does Happiness Promote Career Success, they found that happy people with a positive view on life were more satisfied [...]

Eckhart Tolle on knowing yourself and happiness

Eckhart Tolle is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Power of Now (translated into 33 languages) and A New Earth, which are widely regarded as two of the most influential spiritual books of our time.  A New Earth is on Oprah's book club list of books to read.  Eckhart is a sought-after public speaker and teaches and travels extensively throughout the world. Many of his talks, intensives, and retreats are published on CD and DVD. A couple videos by Eckhart Tolle on living in the now.  Truly being present NOW, not being in your mind entertaining any [...]

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