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.

How I Used Meditation For Loneliness To Stop Feeling So Alone

There are many benefits of meditation for loneliness. Recently, I've been suffering with feelings of being alone in the world, feelings of isolation. Statistically, there is a very good chance that you know what loneliness feels like. According to research published by International Psychogeriatrics, three-quarters of people experience moderate to high levels of loneliness [source]. So ironically, we are not alone in being alone. The study also showed that both men and women are equally likely to be affected by loneliness. Thankfully, we can use meditation for loneliness. Meditation is the simple act of focusing on one thing in the present…

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The Scientific Reasons 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.  Here's Why Meditation Makes You Happy 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…

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Letting Go To Be Happy – A Guide

When it comes to feeling good, one strategy is proven to work: letting go to be happy. Happiness. It’s something that almost all of us are truly after in life. However, we all know it can be incredibly hard to live day to day, let alone moment by moment, in a happy state. There’s always something that comes up that throws us off: someone cut you off in traffic, someone said something inconsiderate to you, or the office work that day was boring. The truth is that life does not have to be this way. In this post, I will discuss…

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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 on the bright side 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 optimistic and happy thoughts, and the less you will experience negative thoughts. There…

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My 9 Best Morning Meditations To Begin The Day Positively

Let me share with you my best morning meditations to start the day positively. I love waking up to meditation right before breakfast. It sets the right frame of mind for the rest of the day. It focuses my mind so I can concentrate on whatever I have to do in the day, and I can start being productive right after eating my morning cereals (which I eat mindfully, of course). But what is the best morning meditation to start the day positive? While you can practice any of these 31 different kinds of meditation techniques in the morning, some…

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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 Happiness Meditations That I Use Every Day

In this guide, we'll look at all the best meditations for happiness. When it comes to your personal happiness, meditation can do wonders. I learned that myself when I went from being angry all the time to feeling calm, joy, and love all from just meditating once a day. There is a remarkable link between meditation and happiness. When we meditate we focus on the present moment, and this helps us to escape our thoughts and to live for now, which is paramount for feeling good. There are many ways to use meditation for happiness. Below I will share with…

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10 Best Meditations For Confidence And Self Esteem (With Scripts)

Let me tell you about the time I used ten meditations for confidence and self-esteem. And I'll share the scripts for those meditations with you. When I slumped into a lonely motel room, homeless after a breakup, 3000 miles away from my home and family five years ago, I thought my self-confidence would never recover. The breakup left me at the lowest point in my life and with zero self-esteem. It took me months to pick myself back up, to feel good about myself once again. It took me 6000 miles of flying to reconnect with myself. And I finally…

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7 Habits Of Healthy Relationships That Happy Couples 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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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 a 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 How to train your brain How to maintain your strength no matter what. Try the tips below. And…

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Science Reveals Importance Of Compassion In Life

Scientific research highlights the staggering importance of compassion in life. Not only is compassion important for our health and happiness, it can even have a significant effect on our careers and our personal lives. For millenia, spiritualists have touted the importance of compassion in life. You’ll find exegeses on compassion in the Bible, in Buddhist dharma, in Hindu mythology, and in nearly all other spiritual texts. But just exactly why is compassion important in life. Why Is Compassion Important in Life? Compassion is sympathetic concern for the suffering of other people. And kindness is the quality of being generous and…

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12 Best Positive Thinking Techniques To Develop A Positive Mindset

I've got some great positive thinking techniques and exercises you can use to develop a positive mindset. I used to wonder how to have a positive mindset that actually endures. Because sure, we all have a moment when we feel great, but most of us also have some seriously negative times too.  I researched through all the best positive thinking techniques, all the ways how to have a positive mindset. And I found tons of exercises. However, I also found a vital secret: there is one big mistake most people make with positive thinking.  That mistake is that they force their…

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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, but they can also 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 doing things like dancing. It was common for couples to go dancing, for friends to go bowling,…

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

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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. When you have positive energy, you feel motivated, you live in the moment, and you enjoy an active life. There are lots of different ways you can start to generate this energy, and in my experience, one of the best ways is with yoga. All the 27 types of yoga can help you to be positive and energised.  And that's just as well, because if we're…

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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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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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10 Yoga & Meditation Breathing Techniques For Beginners

In this guide, we will look at all the best meditation breathing techniques for beginners, with exercises from Buddhism, yoga, other systems. These exercises can do wonders for both the mind and body. And science proves they work. You might be surprised by the sheer number of breathing meditation techniques there are in Buddhism, yoga, and other systems offer. There are hundreds. Some are ideal for beginners, some less so.  They range from modern techniques like Box Breathing to Buddhist methods like Nine Round Breathing and, my personal favourite, the Anapanasati method. As a meditation teacher, I am continually alarmed…

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How To Overcome Past Memories That Keep Coming Back

You have the power to change your memories of the past. And in so doing you can create a brighter and happier tomorrow. In this guide, I'll show you how to overcome past memories that keep coming back to you. Everyone in the world has at least one painful memory from the past. But if you're reliving painful past memories over and over again, it is time to stop the vicious cycle. You need to overcome bad memories and remember happy ones instead. You may think that your painful memories are karma and that perhaps you did something terrible in…

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What The Buddhist Mara Demon Teaches Us About Life And Attachments
Art of Buddhism's mara demon

What The Buddhist Mara Demon Teaches Us About Life And Attachments

Do you know the story from Buddhism of the mara demon and Buddha? It is a Buddhist teaching that is all about freeing your mind To free your mind, you need to know how to stop what Buddhism calls the Mara (demon) from controlling you. Just like how Buddha stopped Mara. While the Buddha was trying to find enlightenment, the Buddhist Mara demon tempted Buddha with visions of beautiful women who were Mara's daughters [1]. The temptations stopped Buddha from achieving absolute enlightenment, just as temptations and attachments stop you and me from becoming enlightened.  [READ: How To Achieve Enlightenment]…

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