“Mudita?” is the principle of taking sympathetic or unselfish joy in the good fortune of others.
It has changed parts of me. I see the pandemic as a moment to reconnect with what is essential in my life.
No need to understand what perfection looks like, focus on what better looks like.
We are happiest and most effective when our minds cease to be time travellers and stay focused on the here and now.
Grace is the ability to find peace regardless of your capacity to control your circumstances
A low-stress day. Quality time with family and watching my favourite sports team.
Obsession with yesterday leads to regret and a constant focus on the future breeds anxiety.
The best way to combat stress and anxiety is to focus on one positive thought after another until you are drowning in positivity.
Some people avoid happiness because they fail to be grateful for the little things.
Be sure to vent about your joys and not only your problems.
When you take everyday blessings for granted.
Yes, it is painful and debilitating. However, the pain can be mediated by a sense of gratitude and passion for being alive.
It is the constant fear of being perceived as “unsuccessful” by society in terms of material wealth.
Designating time to plan for the future is essential, as is reflecting on and learning from the past.
If you are happy with the current version of yourself, perhaps the question to ask is: How can I be better than before?
True wealth is not about money.
The generosity of spirit is far more important than giving money.
Living an authentic life where you are genuinely true to yourself every single day will impress others.
I am not against gifts. I simply prefer something that has meaning or memories, instead of stuff.
Self-esteem and self-worth only come from the inside and other people’s validation should not matter
Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday. It is a time for gratitude, reflection and celebration
To be steady while the world spins around you.
The idea that you’ve only succeeded due to luck, and not because of your talent or qualifications.
Start the day by being true to yourself and trust your gut.
DAD: By not being present, we scatter ourselves; and that scattering causes us to look for fulfillment in the wrong places.
DAD: Never. Worrying doesn’t change outcomes. Worrying ruins your day. Worrying distracts you from the work at hand.
DAD: Talk about life, love, meaning, experiences, entrepreneurship. Be inquisitive, learn about people
Silence helps us to eliminate distractions from our daily life.
DAD: Perfectionists are motivated to make the best choice every time. This can lead to decision paralysis.
Prayer is recognition that we can’t figure out this thing called life, on our own.
It is not realistic to enjoy every part of your day. Just enjoy the small moments.
Everyone prays. The peace and love our hearts long for is our unspoken prayer.
Our basic needs never change. We all need to be seen and appreciated, we need to belong and we all need love.
Peace of mind arrives the moment you come to peace with what is on your mind.
At the end of each day, breathe deeply, appreciate where you are, and see the value in what you have.
Who cares what colour the grass is on the other side. Live in the moment and embrace the present.
As you age, you’ll learn to value your time, genuine relationships, meaningful work, and peace of mind.
Thinking is valueless, unless it leads to doing.