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Bucket List: Should We All Have One?

A few days ago, a friend and I were having a kind of philosophical conversation about life, our year and our achievements (one of these conversations you usually have at the end of a year). “Do you have any particular dream or thing that you would like to do or accomplish in your life?”, he […]

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Positive Affirmations – Do They Actually Work?

How many times have you said something to yourself over and over again, only to find it actually happening later? “I’m not going to be able to do it; I’ve tried before and it didn’t work, why would it this time?”. “I’m going to fail. I’m just not good enough for this position”. Call it […]

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10 Phrases to Inspire a Change in Your Attitude

Sometimes, we don’t need big speeches or entire books to make us open our eyes and to inspire us to make changes in our attitude, way of thinking and behaviour. A few simple but powerful words said at the right moment can have much more weight. These are 10 of our most liked motivational phrases […]

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Embracing Hygge, The Danish Approach to Happiness

If you take a moment to reflect on our lifestyle, you’ll notice that we live in a period which only a few years ago (not to mention decades or centuries) would have been perceived as total science fiction. Think about the internet, smartphones, transportation, augmented reality, the growth of the digital world and the big […]

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The Four Agreements – Simple Words That Can Transform your Life

There are many good and effective methods to improve our lives, but there is one which is unique in its simplicity, and it’s known as The Four Agreements. The Four Agreements is a concept created by Mexican Doctor Don Miguel Ruiz. Ruiz began his professional career as a conventional doctor, stepping away from his family’s […]

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5 Things You Should Do More Often

Being happy is pretty simple if we focus on it. We said it before: 40% of our happiness depends on us, on our own actions and attitude. It’s our own habits that play the biggest role, and not the people we have around or our environment, as we would tend to think. You should always […]

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Ubuntu: “I am because we are”

A few days ago, someone told me that there was a documentary on Netflix about a tribe or a community in Africa that is ranked as the happiest in the world. Apparently, the reason for their happiness was the simple fact that when lunch time arrives, the whole community gathers around a big table and […]

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The Fast Lane to Failure: 6 Ways to Unhappiness

We often write about those things that contribute to our happiness. Today we decided to go the other way and to show some of the things that will guarantee your unhappiness. So choose your habits carefully! Don’t set yourself any goals Having goals to pursue and work towards them is one of the scientifically proven […]

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Where have we left our curiosity and appreciation? 5 daily situations to bring them back

Inertia seems to be the force that many times rules our lives: we do things repeatedly without much awareness or will to change them, missing on the way a few key ingredients for a rich life: curiosity and appreciation. Jim Taylor defines life inertia as “the tendency of people, having once established a life trajectory, […]

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