A happy disposition

We all have genetic predispositions that determine our state of happiness, which is why some of us are happier than others, but however good we are at adapting to our circumstances, it’s our circumstances that dictate how we feel about what we deal with and that determines how happy we are.

We’re all born with genetic predispositions of course, but circumstances, our family and environmental considerations also play their part in determining a general state of happiness. There are …

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30 Oct, 2012

Far from perfect

Given what I write, it may seem that I have the perfect life, but the truth is my life is far from perfect.

I have always had to deal with my emotions in one way or another, ever since I was a small child. Each scenario brings different emotions. We’ll laugh, we’ll cry, we’ll get frustrated; we’ll get angry …

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28 Oct, 2012

Other people’s decisions

It takes time, effort and energy when it comes to making decisions, but we use even more energy when we choose to sit on the fence.

Unfortunately, when we sit on the fence we’re usually in conflict over making a decision; we’re in two minds and just can’t decide. When we can’t decide we waste time, effort and energy, as well as …

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26 Oct, 2012

How to be humble

Something inspirational:

“With humility comes the willingness to stop trying to control or change other people or life situations or events ostensibly ‘for their own good’. To be a committed spiritual seeker, it is necessary to relinquish the desire to be ‘right’ or of imaginary value to society. In fact, nobody’s ego or belief systems are of any value to society at all. The world is neither …

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24 Oct, 2012

Building blocks of confidence

I believe that confidence is something we all have to work at. It’s not something I had in abundance as a child but as the adult I know exactly how it works. That how we feel is usually how we act. When we feel good and confident about ourselves, we will feel good about others too.

If parents get the parenting thing right, they will become the main source of a child’s sense of self-worth and confidence. I am frustrated sometimes, because this wasn’t something that was afforded …

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23 Oct, 2012

The cold shoulder

Have you ever been given the cold shoulder for something you’ve said, or are constantly being ignored by someone; but you have no idea why?

And nine times out of ten, it’ll be nothing to do with what you’ve done or said; most people are trying to deal with their own lives with their own issues and don’t have time to make contact …

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22 Oct, 2012