Take Life as it Comes

Taking life as it comes can seem like a more passive approach to life. However, in my humble opinion, to take life as it comes means to actively participate and go with the natural flow of life, rather than resisting and fighting it.… Read the rest

Always Look for the Silver Lining

To piggyback off my article, How to be Positive, I want to talk about looking for silver linings in every seemingly negative situation. One guaranteed way to more positive thinking is to look for the silver lining. “Every cloud has a silver lining”, after all.… Read the rest

Never Give Up

Life is hard – let’s face it. Life is full of unexpected curve balls, setbacks, tragedies and challenges. For many, life can seem like a never ending and constant uphill battle. I can relate to this sentiment because my own life has never been easy.… Read the rest

How to Live a Happy Life

How does one live a happy life? As a happiness blogger, I have some thoughts on this, so here are some tips on how to live a happy life. A happy life to me is one with no regrets – that when you are on your death bed, you can review your life and feel … Continue reading How to Live a Happy LifeRead the rest

When You Have Nothing Left, Pick up the Pieces and Trudge Forward!

When you have nothing left in you, what do you do? Well, either you give in and dive into the deep black hole pit of despair, or you climb out. So let’s climb out, shall we? Where to begin when you have nothing left?… Read the rest

How to Deal with Anxiety

Anxiety is a tough emotional and mental state to manage, especially if prolonged or acute. Even short-term anxiety is hard to deal with. Anxiety can make us lose precious hours of valuable sleep, distract us from work and our loved ones, raise our heart beat and adrenaline levels, cause panic attacks and affect our overall … Continue reading How to Deal with AnxietyRead the rest

5 Ways to Manage Stress

Managing stress can be difficult for many of us. Levels of stress can vary, as well as the situation – whether that be life related stress or work stress. Stressful situations can vary from the low end to the extreme pressure cooker type of situation.… Read the rest

What is Happiness?

I’ve been writing all about how to be happy, without defining what happiness really is. So, what is happiness? According to Google’s definition, happiness is the “state of being happy.” Ok, that doesn’t help much. Synonyms for happiness are: pleasure, contentment, satisfaction, cheerfulness, merriment, gaiety, joy, joviality, delight, good spirits, lightheartedness, well-being, enjoyment, exuberance, exhilaration, … Continue reading What is Happiness?Read the rest

When Life Gives You Lemons…

As they say, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade!” But what does this mean, really? Take what you’ve got and make the most of it? Take what you’ve got and figure out how to turn things around? Here are seven ways to deal with life when life has turned sour grapes.… Read the rest

How to Deal with Anger

Anger is an emotion that many do not feel comfortable with – within themselves, or coming from other people. It is a very difficult emotion, either way, and most people do not know how best to handle anger. So how to deal with anger?… Read the rest