Clearing Misunderstandings About Self Discipline

Following the previous post, “Why You Need Self Discipline”, I would like to clarify several points, since it seems that are some misunderstandings of what self discipline is. Some people believe that self discipline means being austere, severe and harsh on yourself and toward others. This is completely untrue! You can possess self discipline, and … Continue Reading…

Why You Need Self Discipline

Why do you need self discipline? What can it do for you, and is it worth the effort of developing it? Here are a few reasons why you need self discipline: 1. Self-discipline builds inner strength, character and stability. 2. It helps you control appetite, impatience, anger and instinctive reactions. 3. It enables you to … Continue Reading…

How to Create Positive Feelings

What are positive feelings? These are pleasant feelings of happiness, satisfaction, confidence and the expectation of success. These are feelings of compassion, love, tolerance and understanding. Why do you need positive feelings? They make you feel good, energetic, happy and able and willing to take action to pursue what you want to attain and achieve. … Continue Reading…

How to Overcome Disturbing and Distracting Thoughts

Here is a question somebody asked me, which is relevant to a great number of people: “I cannot concentrate on things, and I get some things in my mind which really come again and again while doing things, and this makes me very sad. Please help.” What you focus on grows. If you keep focusing … Continue Reading…

Doing Small Things to Make Your Life Happier

You can add more happiness and light to your life, by doing some small, simple acts everyday.

Though small and simple, these acts will improve your feeling and make your day more enjoyable.

Even if you are under pressure and strain, or if you have problems and difficulties, there are many little, and sometimes not so significant actions that can make you feel happy. This happiness might not be strong and deep, and often is of short duration, but it certainly can improve the way you feel.

Below, you will find a few suggestions for bringing small moments of happiness into your daily life. With some creative thinking you can find more ideas, which might be more suitable to your life and circumstances.

1. Wake up 10 minutes earlier in the morning, and go stand by the window or go out to the yard or garden, if you have one. Look around you, and enjoy the quietness and splendor of the morning.

2. Get up 10 minutes earlier, and make yourself a cup of coffee. Even if you drink coffee each morning, by getting up earlier you will be able to sip it leisurely.

3. Eat something you enjoy eating.

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