Read Part 1: Is Being Content The Real Happy? So yes, contentment isn’t as glamorous or exciting as being in a state of euphoria. But it is warm and comforting. And life is just simpler when you are happy with what you have, instead of wishing for things you don’t have! I’m pretty convinced if … More Part 2: Is Being Content The Real Happy?
Every choice we make is with the goal to be happier. But so many times, I’ve ended up feeling disappointed. Not because I didn’t achieve my goal, but because I thought I would feel happier. Happiness is sold as the ultimate aim in life; a destination that we need to reach. But happiness is an … More Part 1: Is Being Content The Real Happy?
We’ve all heard it before. There is joy in giving to others, but why? They say that the more you give, the more you will receive. But what is it about giving that makes us happy? WHY WE GIVE When you ask people why they believe you should give, the most popular answers include: … More The Power of Giving
Ever since I can remember, I was that little girl who stood up for what I believed in. Some saw it as being stubborn or difficult, I saw it as “just raising my opinion”. When you had something to say to me, I was quick with a witty response. And I’m not saying I’ve changed … More Why You Should Choose Your Battles
I will never regret my time as a teacher, regardless of the obstacles and frustrations that came with it. Thinking back, I know it was meant to be a part of my life’s journey and being a teacher, made me a student of life. When you open your mind and heart to kids, it’s … More Life Lessons I Learned While Being A Teacher
You would think with three qualifications behind my name, I would know what I’m doing. But alas, I suffer from what I like to call: qualified confusement. After all the book-knowledge I have consumed and street-smarts I have gained, I am still just another human being trying to find my way in life, while … More Doing The Right Thing
This morning – unlike many other mornings – I saw myself as beautiful. Yes, you heard me. I looked at my tall and curvy body with its many imperfections and saw myself as beautiful. I stood in front of the mirror and saw different parts of my body that I actually liked. This got me … More A Larger Opinion on Beauty
Exactly a year ago today (as Facebook reminded me), a stray dog came into my life and stole my heart. My husband and I were at a school cycling event when we noticed this scruffy stink ball. It was freezing and all he wanted was a warm spot to sleep in. Every time the sun … More Some Things Just Fill Your Heart Without Trying
Always be you; it’s the best thing you can ever be. Watch the world with hope; it’s the best way to see. Whisper to the crickets and invite Mr Teddy for tea, and let your imagination run wild – be happy and free. Never let the world stop you from being who you are. … More Dream Up
We all want to be happy. Happiness is what we strive for in our relationships, careers and dreams. It’s the driving force in the decision-making process of our lives. This is the reason why we are constantly searching for that key to happiness. And the more I convinced myself that when I get that or achieve this, … More See Happy; Be Happy