Tag Archives: peace

How unhappiness works–and how to beat it

Pop quiz: only one question and it’s multiple choice. What would make me happy? a) winning the lottery b) my loved ones truly appreciating me c) a lifetime supply of chocolate d) my neocortex Happiness, and unhappiness, are actually pretty … Continue reading

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Fighting The “Perfection” Disease

Way too many people are so busy being perfect-on-the-outside plastic shell people, we’re afraid to face the realities of our lives, let alone admit them to others. Here’s the thing: if you never let people see the real you, you can never have a deep relationship with anyone. Continue reading

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The #2 Shortcut to Enjoying Life

It’s deceptively simple: be nice to yourself. Continue reading

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Forget your to-do list; start a to-quit list!

Here’s an idea that may sound crazy and impossible: go through your to-do list and cross out everything you hate. Continue reading

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