Walking

The Things You Can Enjoy Doing While Walking

This morning, I went for a walk, and afterwards went to the gym. I know that most people use the treadmill for walking, but I prefer to walk outside, in the street or park. I sit for many hours in front of the computer, and therefore, I prefer to walk outside, so I can enjoy the open space, see people, …

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Facebook Friends

Looking for Friends and Followers, Facebook Style, in the Outside World

What happens when you seek friends outside of Facebook? Here’s a funny story. Looking for Friends Tom wanted to find new friends in the real world, the world that exists outside of Facebook, so he left his office to search for them. He walked out on the street, with his eyes facing straight ahead, not down at his cellular phone. …

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Clever Crow

A Clever Crow Proves Aesop’s Fables

I went for a walk yesterday in the afternoon. As I was walking, I saw a crow flying, holding something big in its beak. The crow landed on the pavement not far from me, and started walking toward a big puddle of water along the pavement, created by the heavy rain that fell during the morning. When I looked a …

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What to Do When You Don't Like Your Job

What to Do When You Don’t Like Your Job

If you ask 10 people if they like their job, more than half would probably say that they don’t like it. If you don’t like your job, how can you work and do it well? Everyone needs money, and therefore, has to work in order to get it. This means that a lot of people are doing something they don’t …

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Make Small Changes in Your Life

Make Small Changes in Your Life to Make Life More Interesting

Are you satisfied with your life? If you are not satisfied, what are you doing to change the situation? Do you believe that you cannot do anything, and therefore, you have to accept things as they are? Maybe you think it is too difficult to make changes, because there are too many obstacles that discourage you of even trying. The …

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Are You Happy Now

Are You Happy Now, at This Very Moment?

Are you happy? Do you experience joy in your life? Are you happy now, at this very moment? If you are unhappy, what is keeping your from experiencing happiness? How much happiness do you experience in your daily life, versus unhappiness? Here are a few examples that could prevent you from feeling happy: Someone tells you a nasty thing, and …

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Pumpkin Soup

How To Prepare Pumpkin Soup

A few days ago, my wife cleaned the house, including our teenagers twins rooms, which require courage and patience to enter and to clean, and I did the cooking. I like cooking, and therefore, I sometimes do the cooking. This time, among other things, I prepared pumpkin soup. I have already prepared pumpkin soup several times, and since we had …

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Happiness

10 Tips To Start Your Day With Happiness

How do you start your day? Do you start your day with happiness or with sadness, with joy or with anger? How you start your day, can affect the rest of your day. You can bring happiness into your life, by doing some small and simple things in the morning that will boost your happiness. You might not always be …

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Everyday Activities for Happiness

Learning Happiness: Everyday Activities to Increase Your Happiness

While cleaning my bookshelf the other day, I found a book, 14,000 things to be happy about. It looked brand new, but the date inside was from years ago. This book sat beside my collection of self-help books, which in contrast were dog-eared, highlighted and clearly used. Holding the happiness book, I wondered why I hadn’t used it. Then I …

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Swimming Dog

The Swimming Dog, the Geese, and the Ducks

There is a big and beautiful park, not far from where I live, with large meadows of green grass, trees, and a big artificial small lake in the middle, with plenty of ducks, geese and other various water birds. Yesterday, I went with my wife to the park to have a walk. As we were walking on the promenade along the …

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