I think the number one reason why most people even think about simplifying their lives is to attain some level of inner peace and contentment. They have tried all of the outward trappings – new cars, new houses, wardrobes, careers, relationships – and found that while those things can bring some joy and satisfaction, the positive feelings are only fleeting and they can also bring added stress and gets exhausting. Always looking outside of ourselves for happiness is indeed exhausting. The search is just endless.
Someone asked me why does it seem like I am always “happy”? Gave that person really simple answers. I share the “answer” freely with anyone who asks. It’s not a secret. If you want to know it too – then have coffee with me. But if you don’t have the …
Like I always say it’s not wrong to feel sad – just don’t do it on a daily basis. That kind of life just sucks. If you are feeling sad, if you are having one of those melancholic days, try to turn on the JOY switch. Sometimes in my case, that switching on will take a lot of prodding, and other times I find that I can switch to happy mode in the blink of an eye. But no matter what it takes, the point is to do it, to switch from feeling down to any notch up from there. How? Let me tell you some simple tricks I’ve learned.
The happiest people in the world are those who have a hard time recalling their worries..and an easy time remembering their blessings. Alin Austin
For those of you who have never heard of The Secret, it is a 90 minute movie that has swept the world. It was directed by Australian Drew Heriot. The Secret reveals the natural law that is governing all lives. By applying the knowledge of this law, you can change every aspect of your life. This is the secret to prosperity, health, relationships and happiness. This is the secret to life.
I haven’t written anything lately. It’s not because I’m too busy but because I didn’t have internet connection for a week. Can you believe it? A WEEK?!! Imagine the damage it did to my daily tasks. I hated SmartBro so bad last week that I kept calling their dumb CSRs.