If I Am Living a Good Life, Why Should I Bother Learning New Stuff?

A person might have a great job, a nice house, and a great group of friends. They might feel they have everything they need, and so, they just settle, stop moving and pushing themselves. After all, their #life seems to be going fine. You might have seen this with friends or acquaintances. This is fine for a time; but the problem is, while a person stops moving or stops pushing themselves, the world keeps spinning. Time moves forward. Staying in the same place and not seeking self-improvement has the exact…

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We Are Living in a Generation Where People Confuse Fame With Self-Esteem

Self-renowned #fame is becoming more and more common in today’s culture due to the influx of social media, and the “fame” that it inspires. Many employers require that you have a certain level of “following” in order to qualify for various positions, because of the traffic that you will bring to the company. It pays to be admired; but seeking this level of prestige can be detrimental to your self-esteem. How, do you ask? How could you possibly have low self-esteem if you are adored by your peers? Well the…

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Growing up With a Controlling Father Is Harsh, but Living Free Is Possible

The #father-daughter relationship is a special one! It should be nurtured and encouraged because Daddy does have a lot of impact on his daughter. Unfortunately, not all fathers are a positive influence. Some of them are downright damaging. My own father often told me, as a teen, “Your too fat. I will never be able to marry you off!”. I look at pictures now and wonder how I ever believed him! A girlfriend in high school often spoke of her father’s threats to cut her out of the family if…

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We Are Living in a Generation Where Everyone Defines Cheating Differently

According to a research,[1] 60 percent of men and 45 percent of women are #cheating on their spouse. These figures are scary and alarming considering that when you fall in love your aspiration is that it never ends. When Love Goes Wrong, Cheating Arises Love is only possible when a certain degree of individual development and self confidence has been built. This is as a result of a psychological evolution that is achieved when one has learned to respect oneself and to love oneself. Falling in love occurs when we…

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The Secret to a Living Happier Life? Follow the Rule of Less Is More

There are a plethora of self-help books that will guide you towards leading a #happier #life. Maybe you’ve bought the majority of them and even applied a lot of what’s been said. But do we really need all this advice? If there could be one habit we could adopt to be generally #more happy it would make our path to happiness and wellbeing much easier. So what is it? Well, it’s the concept of ‘#less is more’ or, in other words, taking a more minimalist approach to life. What Minimalist…

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If You Think Music Is Just an Entertainment, You're Living in a Nutshell

We have all been in this situation. You’re in some bar or club, the #music is loud, you’re not in the mood to dance. But while the track plays, you notice your fingers tapping, or your head nodding, or your knees bending to the music. To wallflower guy like me, it can cause all kinds of awkwardness. But why is this? Why can something inherently artificial like music, especially electronic music, cause an almost unconscious physical reaction in people? And also why dance? What benefits does it have? These are…

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Stop Living The Traditional Social Rules If You Want To Ditch Mediocrity And Start Playing Big

“What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?” — a question that hits thousands of people on Quora. Guess what’s topped the list? Following the convention is said to be one of the things people regret the most later in their lives. You may be surprised: isn’t following the convention a quality of a good citizen, the quality of being a good sheep? The brutal truth is, however, following the convention is an obstacle on your path to success. It leads you to nowhere but mediocrity. The old…

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