Investigating Emotions: An Experiment

In this article, I will continue writing about one of my side projects which is about emotions and how we can increase our emotion vocabulary and being able to handle our emotions in a healthy manner.

A Different Voice

We experience many different dialogues, discussion, and conversations in our lives. Some of them are nice, some of them are neutral, and some of them are not so nice. This is true for voices we hear in our external world but also in our internal word. However, our internal world is often negatively skewed. Many…

Book review: Authentic Happiness

When I sat down at the end of last year to plan this one, I set myself the intention to read at least 6 non-fiction books. So far I’m on a good path, because 2 weeks ago I finished the newest book by Martin Seligman called Authentic Happiness. This article will help me to remember…

Plan your Happy New Year 2019

First of all, I wish all of you and your families and friends a wonderful new year, full of love, life, adventure, and growths.  After giving myself a long vacation (also from the blog, but I will explain this a little bit later), it feels good to start writing again. I could feel that after…

Bring some flowers in your life

In a recent article, I wrote about my new project of trying to enjoy life to the fullest again. There are a few things I plan to do which might or might not help me in my endeavor. One of those things is to speak to different people to help me get back on track….

Start of a new project

I started this blog as a project. And although this project is not over, I will start another one. One goal of this blog was to help me process my thoughts and feelings, and in turn, help me to reach the state of mind I already had, and I’d like to have more frequently again….

How can I make the world a better place?

Huh, what a question? Where to start you might think. And I agree with you. This article won’t give the ultimate answer. It is an opinion piece and I want you to reflect and be critical as always. At first, the title of this article was “How can we make the world a better place?”….

Positive News: Age is no excuse

A while ago, I wrote an article about adding some optimism to your news diet. Today’s entry is about an elderly lady who is still very active. In his show Late Night with Seth Meyers, he sometimes has a section called “The kind of story we need right now”. Those stories give hope and they…

Is Happiness an inside job?

You might have read it somewhere as an inspirational quote: Happiness is an inside job. But is it though?

Mindfulness: Benefits – II

This is the 2nd part of the series which discovers the benefits of having a regular mindfulness practice. I try to add my personal experience regarding the benefit I write about. Those advantages stem from books, articles, videos, and my personal experience. I recommend to read the 1st part which you can find here.

Paying it forward

How can we create more love and happiness? Not only for ourselves but for everyone and everything on this planet? Let me introduce you to the concept of paying it forward.