All posts tagged: life lessons

take one step towards your happiness

stop overcomplicating your happiness. Keep happiness simple. Often times, you think that you need to do or have something major to feel happiness in your life. Happiness is about the small choices you make day by day. Personally, when happiness doesn’t feel close at hand, I choose to feel (what to me is the next best feeling) peace 🕊️. Even though feeling peace isn’t the same as feeling happiness, it gets me one step closer to happiness. Gabby Bernstein says that no matter how you are feeling, you can work on experiencing the next best feeling on the scale of emotions. For example, if you’re feeling frustrated or irritated you can make it your goal to feel contentment. Versus trying to go from feeling frustration to joy in one jump. what’s one step you can take today towards your happiness? Here are some ideas: Read an inspiring book. Have lunch with a friend. Dedicate time to your hobby. Work on a short-term goal that leads towards the manifestation of your dreams. shout out to Teja 🌞 …

do we really get wiser, the older we get?

Martin Luther King Jr. said, the time is always right to do what is right. But isn’t doing the right thing sometimes the most tedious or difficult thing to do? They say that the older you get, the wiser you become. You become more attuned to what the right thing to do is. However, I don’t know that we always use our wisdom to help us do the right things and at the right time. I know that I sure don’t because had I done the right things last week, I wouldn’t have had to pay for the consequences twice. Wisdom teaches you to pay attention to the details or to not leave things for another day. When the time comes to do the right thing, you rely on wisdom to help you discern right from wrong. 11 ways wisdom helps you do the right thing You stop making the same mistakes and use past experiences to make better decisions.  You step out of your point of view and take other details into account, so …