For these 5 simple rules for happiness to hold up to their claim, you have to realize that you are not free. You have been brainwashed from birth to think a certain way. No matter how free thinking you believe you are, most of everything you have become to this point is programmed into you. Once you see yourself for who you are, you can start to except your mistakes and move on. Here is the 5 SIMPLE rules for happiness. Don’t be too emotional – This might seems a little offensive and sexist but the truth is we all do it. We all let little things effect us substantially more than we should. Have faith, forgive yourself, and focus on positive possibilities. Don’t ever give up – There is people faster than you, smarter than you, and with more resources than you. The one thing you can have over everyone is to not give up. If you keep chipping away eventually every statue will fall. Don’t over complicate things – One of the main reasons we are not happy is because our instincts for happiness are based on primal rewards. Like; getting food, surviving, a safe home, and sex. In this day in age […]
There comes several times in a person’s life when you need a shift in your focus. Normally these shifts are influenced by the need to do something like School, Keep your parents sane, Get a car, Start a business, ect… When your are more established you might already have everything you need, so justifying a major focus change might seem unworthy. Kind of like how moving your furniture around can give you a fresh new feeling in your house, shifting your focus can give you a new positive feeling about yourself. If you compile that with the new focus being fitness and being more happy then you have a strong formula for awesomeness. Good luck!
I was about 19, I had a pretty good job as a manager at the Sears store in Napa. Over 4 years the store went through three owners. They where all great people that taught me a lot and allowed me to be myself. After starting junior college and working my way through a wine making program with Napa and Davis I decided maybe I should bring in other options considering the importance of this time in my life. I love Napa and wine but I knew I would need more for a full life. After poking around I asked a family member their opinion on what I should do. She simple asked “what are the three things you like most in life”. At the moment it was music, computers, and small business, this led me to considering these as my new career focuses. It was quick that I realized Music was a crap shoot and I never was very good at gambling. Shortly after removing music from the equation the other two shortly became my target. Luckily I had a strong work ethic and with the mission to follow my passion I don’t think anything could of stopped me. […]