How to Make Long Distance Relationships Work for You

Let me begin by being 100% frank with you – everyone is capable of feeling happy. Happiness is first a choice but it also takes persistence to maintain. Happiness is our birth right and my mission is to help as many people as I can live their happiest life. My mission is to spread the message that everyone deserves happiness. To live a happy life; however, you must do the work, gain the necessary knowledge, and increase your awareness. You must fully embody this state and begin to think and feel happiness on every level of your being. Often times, excuses present themselves and our mind gives us the reasons why we can’t be happy: “I am too busy right …

Dalai Lama Quotes on Compassion, Peace, Happiness and Spirituality

A collection of the Dalai Lama quotes on various spiritual and everyday topics. Quotes on compassion and love, on peace, happiness, kindness, spirituality, suffering and wisdom. Dalai Lama is a title given by the Tibetan people for the foremost spiritual leader of the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” school of Tibetan Buddhism. The current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso. He is the 14th Dalai Lama, since 22 February 1940. The Dalai Lama Quotes “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” “Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to …

A New Year, Just Keep On Being You

I was always one of those people who set New Years’ Resolutions/goals for the year ahead – to earn X amount, to exercise more, to relax more. My personal opinion is that goals for ourselves, our business or performance; whatever it is, are important to have – they help to keep focused if nothing else. New Year’s Resolutions can include:  No chocolate No alcohol Gym 3 or 4 times per week Losing X amount of pounds or stone in well To achieve that job promotion These are different kinds of goals that I’ve just mentioned; some are ‘refrain from’ goals and some are ‘aspirational’ goals. Many of us – including myself in this, give ourselves new and pressured targets to …

Self-Awareness Is the Key to Unleashing Your Potential

The young Prince knocked the poisoned arrow on his bow, pulled back the heavy string and, for a brief moment, held his breath while aiming before shooting it towards his brother’s killer. The arrow Paris released entered the only vulnerable part of his body, the heel, and led to death of the swift-footed, godlike warrior, Achilles. Although Homer, the legendary Greek poet, doesn’t tell us about how Achilles died in Iliad, one of my all-time favorite books, later ancient Greek myths describe the scene similar to the above. Achilles’ heel was his only weak spot because that’s where his mother, Thetis, held him while dipping his body into the river Styx to make him immortal. Had he known this about …