Wonderful Ways To Create Happiness Today And Tomorrow

Make use of these wonderful exercises for happiness and inner joy that really warms your spirits. Plus, the latest news about happiness and happy people.

5 Positive Thinking Meditations For Positive Thoughts All Day

If you want to start a habit of positive thinking, meditation is an absolute must. You can use meditation for positive thoughts all day long.  And it works significantly better than other positive thinking exercises.  I’m sure you know what it’s like. You try to think positive all the time, yet you still experience negative and painful thoughts. [Here are some ways to stop negative thoughts] The good news is this: The more you practice positive thinking exercises, the more your mind will produce positive thoughts, and the less you will experience negative thoughts. There are many different types of…

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My 10 Best Morning Meditations To Wake Up Positive

The best morning meditations wake you up positive, energised, and ready for the day ahead.   There's nothing quite like a positive morning meditation to start the day happy and relaxed.  Every morning when I wake I want to feel refreshed, happy, and positive about the day ahead of me. The key is to prepare your mind early on, before you actually start doing those morning chores. I like to say that the body needs breakfast, and the mind does too. The breakfast the mind needs is morning meditation. But what type of meditation is best in the morning? While…

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What Buddha Said About Happiness Is Spot On, Harvard Just Announced

Nearly three thousands years since his passing, Harvard have just confirmed that what Buddha said about happiness is absolutely right. Buddha’s lessons in happiness usually revolved around the idea of living a life of compassion and kindness (and indeed science previously proved that kindness and compassion are incredibly important). Now, after some 80 years of research, Harvard has proven Buddha correct. And they have some key advice on how to achieve happiness in life. Unfortunately, it turns out that the vast majority of people do not do the one thing that is proven to make us all happy. [well, along…

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3 Reasons You’re NOT Happy (a Buddhist view)

Why are you unhappy? And what does Buddhism teach you about how to be happy? In this article, R.J shares his insights.  (Author: R.J from from Mindful Moments, a blog about mindful tips).  The oft-quoted, “Happiness comes from within,” makes for some great refrigerator art, but what does it actually mean, and how does one actually experience it? In this article, I will delve into some core Buddhist teachings. While you read, I invite you to pay particular attention to any personal connections that arise. So perhaps these Buddhist teachings can mean more than cliched quotes on a dorm-room picture…

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7 Best Meditations For Happiness To Make You Smile Today

When you know how to use meditation for happiness, you'll be able to make yourself feel great time and again.  When it comes to happiness, meditation is number one. There are so many reasons why meditation makes you happy. And it all begins with happiness itself.  Have you ever wondered why it's hard to be happy? So many people struggle to let themselves be happy.  They fight against happiness, like they actually want to be miserable.  Maybe you tell yourself you will find happiness when you: Have more money Complete something you told yourself you’re supposed to do Have the perfect…

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10 Best Meditations For Confidence And Self Esteem

Let me tell you about the time I used 10 self esteem building meditation techniques to regain my self confidence.  When I slumped into a lonely motel room, homeless, 3000 miles away from family , five years ago, I thought my self confidence would never recover. It was the lowest time in my life. My breakup hit me hard. It left me with zero self esteem. It took me months to pick myself back up, to regain my self confidence, to feel good about myself once again. It took me 6000 miles of flying to reconnect with myself.  And I…

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7 Habits For Healthy Relationships That Positive People Live By

There are seven habits for healthy relationships positive people live by. And they can make all  the difference in your life. Smart tips like using meditation to solve relationship problems, can make a huge difference to the quality of your relationship. The world of social interaction can be tricky. In our daily life, every person we interact with is an intricate web of experiences and expectations that contend with our own equally complex composition. It is a delicate dance to appreciate the needs of others while honoring our own. Sometimes, it can feel downright impossible. But, this dance is intrinsically,…

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Here’s Why Meditation Makes You Happy

Have you ever wondered why meditation makes you happy? Essentially, when you use meditation techniques for happiness, you train the mind to stop wandering and to live in the moment. And this makes you happy.  Science proves this.  Let's take a look.  Meditation Makes You Happy Because It Stops "Wandering Mind"  A study conducted by Harvard showed that people spend 46% of the time focusing on something other than what they’re doing. They termed this, “Wandering mind”. Psychologists Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert of Harvard University tell us, “A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering…

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How To Be Mentally Strong And Happy All Day Long

Everybody wants to know how to be mentally strong and happy all day long. It's easy sometimes. Sometimes, life feels like breeze.  But just when you start smiling some bullcrap comes along and tears your day to pieces.  Well not today.  Because today I am going to share 18 tips to show you how to be mentally strong and happy all day long.   I will show you how to wake up positive and happy How to stay happy through the day And how to go to bed happy.  Try the tips below. And let me know if they help you…

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Science Reveals Amazing Importance Of Compassion In Life

How important are compassion and kindness? Human compassion and human kindness are two of the most important things in the world. As the Dalai Lama quote goes: “We can live without religion. We cannot live without human compassion”. Random acts of kindness and compassion are the most enjoyable things in the world. That's one reason why Buddhist monks have a meditation technique for compassion that they do every single day. But you don't need to be Buddhist or even spiritual to understand the importance of compassion in life.  Just the look on a stranger’s face when you do something amazingly…

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12 Positive Thinking Techniques To Keep You Thinking Positively

Recently I've been trying some positive thinking techniques. They've helped me to have more automatic positive tho ughts. And that's... well... awesome.  Because do you know the problem with positive thinking? It's usually forced. Usually. And studies show that forcing positive thinking is not a bright idea. But I've learned a secret. There are ways to make positive thinking automatic, little positive thinking techniques that make it oh so easy to think positively.   As you guys know, I’m a mental health athlete. I train my mind the way an athlete trains their body. Every day I do mental workouts. I…

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11 Best Hobbies For Mental Health / Happiness—The Benefits!

There are so many benefits of hobbies for mental health.The best hobbies relax you, make you happy, and can even prevent or cure problems like anxiety and depression. Not only are hobbies one of the best ways of exercising the brain, they can even stop mental health problems like depression, anxiety, and stress. Is it any wonder mental health problems are on the rise while hobbies are in decline? Only a few decades ago, we were all spending our evenings on our hobbies. It was common for couples to go dancing, for friends to go bowling, and for families to,…

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How You Can Use Yoga For Positive Thoughts And Positive Energy In Your Body

In this tutorial I'll show you how to use yoga for positive thoughts. Plus, how to use yoga for positive energy in your body. There's nothing quite like using yoga for positive energy and happiness.  All the 27 types of yoga can help you to be positive and energised.  And that's just as well, because if we're being honest, it's not always easy to be positive.  Sure, you promised yourself Sunday evening that you would think positive and have positive energy in your body all week. It was easy thinking that when you were sitting in your armchair with your pajamas…

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How To Have A Positive Attitude Towards Life So Everything Feels Easier

When you know how to have a positive attitude towards life, everything feels so much easier.  Life does not have to be hard. There are ways to make life easy. Yes, I know, conventional wisdom says that life is hard. I beg to differ. We can make life easy if we choose to. It's all  about having the successful mindset. There will always be elements of life that can be perceived as a challenge, as a hardship. Buddha taught that there is always suffering. But the mind creates reality. Reality is nothing more than an infinity of particles spinning through space.…

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List Of Positive Character Traits You’re Probably Gonna Need This Year

Did you know: There are certain positive character traits that are proven to make us more likely to be happy and successful?    When I was writing my Ultimate Guide To Happiness, I wrote a list of  positive character traits that are proven to be essential. I discovered that people who had these traits were more likely to live a happy, healthy, prosperous life.  You know that positive thinking can take you a long way (here's 5 ways to make positive thinking automatic). But positive character traits can take you even further.  Here's my list of positive character traits we all seriously need.   Here's…

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Is This Gratitude Journal The Greatest Gift For Mind And Heart?

This morning a beautiful package arrived at THE DAILY MEDITATION’s office: a box title The Greatest Gift. The Greatest Gift is a new gratitude journal with a twist. It's made by Habit Nest, a company that uses scientific research to help "hack your habits". Habit Nest previously raised funds for The Morning Sidekick Journal, a journal designed to help peak-performers make the most of their lives. This time around they’re releasing The Greatest Gift, which is all about expressing gratitude to one special person in your life. It's a new kind of tool for meditators. It trains us to be…

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The Only Things To Do In My Spare Time That Make Any Sense

Sometimes I try to look for things to do in my spare time.  We all have those spare 10 minutes every now and then. If the average person added up all the times in their life when they’ve had 10 minutes to spare, they’d end up with more than a year. Seriously. You know those times when you're doing nothing, just looking for things to do in your spare time? Well they add up.  Check out these stats about the average time we spend in various idle states. British people spend nearly six months of their life in a queue…

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Self Love VS Self Care VS Self Esteem: Choose One

If you had to choose in a fight of self care VS self love VS self esteem, which would you choose and why? And just what is the difference between self love, self care and self esteem anyway? Taken at face value, self love, self esteem, and self care seem like the same things. But under the microscope we can see that self love (or “self compassion”) and self esteem feature crucial differences. Specifically, they are different aspects of our relationship with ourselves. And yes, one is better than the other. The Difference Between Self Love, Self Care, And Self…

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