Are We Responsible For Our Own Happiness?

The term “Self-discovery” means identifying yourself and your needs. Self-discovery is very important. If you do not discover yourself, and know exactly what you want from life, you have no idea what you are living for.

A step to self-discovery is identifying your needs. Most people are clueless of what they want. To identify your needs, you first need to take a step back and think thoroughly.

Then, when you are in a relaxed state of mind, meditate and focus on your thoughts.

Ask yourself questions like what makes you happy, what makes you sad and so on. Along with the question of what, also ask why it makes you feel certain emotions. Seek a deep and strong reason behind it, not a common or general answer.

When you have identified what makes you happy and sad, you can focus on the things that make you happy and stay away from moments that make you sad.

After you have the answer to all of your questions, write them down on a piece of paper so it will be easier for you to view it whenever you need to.

We spend a lot of time looking outside of ourselves in search of happiness. We might feel the happiest when we are under the influence of alcohol or other substances. We might need our family or friends around us to feel happy or we might even think that losing weight or becoming fit is the way to achieve happiness.

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200 Followers And Many More To Come

Dear writers and readers around the world,

today I was pleasantly surprised to see that smiles and hugs has reached 200 followers.

A month and a half ago I was wondering if I should go public. Why? Because I was afraid of failure. English is my second language and I am trying my best to find the right words to express my soul. I was surprised to find out how supportive and humanitarian are the people in the blogging community.

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Express Your Creativity No Matter What

Express your creativity. No matter you have always wanted to dance, run, draw, sing…  Just Do It. You CAN Do It. And if you are not satisfied with the result do it again and again.

Today I draw my first painting EVER. I have never done it before I just felt like it. I went to the store and bought the cheapest crayons and voilà….

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The Benefits of Being Positive

Truth is positive thinking doesn’t come naturally. Unfortunately we have to force it. Why? Because we are so used to negativity that every single minute we have to be on standby and observe our thinking.

For me at the beginning it was impossible. I realized that 95% of the day I am angry, sad, mad at life and full of negative thoughts.

Secondly I realized how irritating it is every single minute to try to switch. I gave up multiple times until one day I decided to be patient, persistent and really try it. It took me two months to reduce the negativity from 95% to 75% and I realized the benefits of being positive. See, there is much more happening in our body, not only our mind, if we keep up with the high (happy) vibration.

So here are some facts that are a bit shocking but in a good way.

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Positive Vs. Negative Thoughts

Do you know that there is more to positive thinking than just what you can see on the surface?

Based on research, it has been discovered that positive thinking is way beyond than simply being happy or showing the upbeat attitude.

With positive thoughts, you will be able to give more value to your life, helping you create your rightful path as you build skills which can last way much longer compared to a simple smile.

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How to Get in the Right Mindset and be Positive

Have you reached the point where getting out of bed is enormously tough and heavy, you need those 5 more minutes under the warm, cozy sheets? During the day somehow the time comes when you have to speak with your family, but you have no desire to call them because let’s say it, it’s unsatisfying and boring. You go out and meet new friends but still you ask yourself : “What’s the point?”.

You just want to go home and be alone. But somewhere inside your heart and soul, you know that there is a way your life could be transformed. You realize that if you know how, your life will change.

Of course you know your values and what you stand for. You are working very hard even though it seems that you are stuck. But you are sure about your believes and you feel confident. And deep down inside you sense that this is only a small aspect of the whole picture.

And the time comes to search for the real meaning of life. This is your actual goal. Why am I believing and doing this? What is the purpose the cause and the contribution? And one day it becomes clear to you that the ultimate goal is to wake up every morning and you know you are on the right path. You don’t care what others say because you feel that you are on the right path, and you figured out what is the missing piece of the puzzle. That missing piece is the purpose of serving others, not taking from them.

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How to Achieve Our Goals Easy

A sad truth is that the path to reaching our goals is nothing but smooth and shiny. At the beginning we are very positive and enthusiastic. We plan and make a wish list that normally includes achievable goals. For example: “I will lose a few pound in the next four weeks. I will save money for the new car I want to buy. I will go to a trip to Hawaii next December. I will stop smoking as of 1st January….”and the list continues. But once we reach the very first obstacle, we realize that the path towards our destination is not exactly straight and clear.

What we do? Most of the time we fail. But if we manage to overcome the obstacles it will help us conquer them more easily than expected.

Here are some tips to achieve your goals easy

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7 Blog Posts That Will Change Your Life

We all have days when we’re just not very inspired, when we need passion and creativity breathed into us.

I know I do.

For anyone who needs a little shove, whose creativity has dried up, who needs to be moved … I humbly offer this incredible blog posts that will change your mood, thoughts and will change the way you feel about yourself.

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Bring Back the Happiness

Sometimes we experience bad emotions and due to some tragedy or unhappy situation we feel lost and sad. It could be a hard say at work, where nothing is working properly, even your laptop is stuck. Or the deadline of a project is coming to an end and you are nowhere to the finish line. Sometimes you received a bad news or lost somebody you loved. Or you are lying sick and in pain in the dark alone. We all have experienced the financial crises where money are not enough and the credit payment is due… All of these sad and miserable situations makes you ask yourself why is it so hard? Why life sucks can’t thing be better?

Yes they can, but it won’t happen overnight. Still you have the power to change things, by first changing the way you think.

Happiness is possible, if you learn a few simple techniques:

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