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Are You Willing to Pay the Price of Admission to Your Life?

In order to live a life that is meaningful, you have to be willing to feel pain. If you love deeply, at some point you will be hurt. If you open up enough to be vulnerable, at some point you will feel anxious. If you try to make a positive difference to the lives of...

Which Qualities are Associated with Life Satisfaction?

Park, Petersen and Seligman found the following values to be consistently associated with life satisfaction: 1    Hope (optimism, future-mindedness, future orientation) 2    Zest for Life (vitality, enthusiasm, vigor, energy) 3    Gratitude (awareness and thankfulness...

Will Money Make You Happy?

Study: Wealth and happiness across the world - material prosperity predicts life evaluation, whereas psychosocial prosperity predicts positive feeling In this huge survey with 136,839 participants (who were a representative sample of the population of the world),...

Learning to Hold Your Thoughts Lightly

'It's part of the human condition that we create stories about ourselves and the world around us. Our stories are often filled with limitations, and we proceed to live our lives inside those limitations.'  from Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly, Wrong by Kelly Wilson...

Choosing to Live on Purpose

'You can approach your life as if your purpose is just to get by until the clock runs out, or you can work to make something of every moment you have.  There are really only two ways to go here. Both are choices. Only you can make the choice to live your life on...

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