Why Being Broke Is the Best Time to Travel

Traveling seems like far off dream to those of us who find ourselves slaving away just to make ends meet. Somewhere between student debt, rent, and utilities it can be hard enough to afford groceries let alone take the time to go anywhere. This causes all too many to fall into the trap of saying, “I’ll just have to put ____ off until I have enough money and my finances are more stable.” If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Renowned Orange County Restaurants? The Scottish Highlands? India? Japan? Well, you might be surprised to learn that being broke is the perfect time to pack your bags and say ciao, sayonara, and auf Wiedersehen to the daily grind. Don’t believe me? Here’s why. You Have Nothing to Lose It doesn’t take a guru to tell you that money does not equal happiness, but it might take one to tell you that when you have the…

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Never Forget to Dance

Don’t forget to dance your dance. There is a part of life that demands we work hard. It’s essential to put some work in towards the things you want from life. More importantly is to enjoy the journey. Take the time to care for yourself and nurture your soul in the midst of duty. Smell the flowers, feel the sunshine on your face. Do whatever it is that brings you joy and reminds you of who you really are. Make sure to smile as much as possible, even better, laugh. Laugh as much as possible. The work part of life will be much more enjoyable when your dance is that of joy, freedom and happiness.

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Monday Motivation: Read This Before Your First Coffee!

‘Oh no, Monday morning again…’ Is that what you are thinking? I do understand it, no worries 🙂 But before you have your first (or at least before your second) cup of coffee, take 3 minutes to reflect on your life. Monday’s Motivational Find Recently I came across this motivational video on Youtube that I wanted to share with you. It’s about coffee. Well, not really, it’s actually about life 🙂 Take a few minutes today to watch it – it doesn’t take long and it’s really inspirational. The video invites to take a step back and think about how you perceive things in your own life!

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Say Yes – 7 Rules To Become Happier Today

If you are not already happy about the weekend (yeeey, it’s Saturday after all!), read these seven rules to boost your happiness today! SAY YES TO: 1. Being imperfect.  You are human. You don’t need to be perfect. Everyone fails and makes mistakes throughout life. This is nothing to be ashamed of. All little ‘flaws’ make you YOU. They make you unique and individual. And then again, someone’s ‘perfect’ may as well be someone else’s ‘imperfect’. 2. Being you. You are a unique being of light. Life is a miracle. You are a miracle. Embrace it. Embrace what makes you YOU. How boring would it be it everyone behaved the same way with the same thoughts and tastes. No, you are UNIQUE and SPECIAL. Be true to yourself and embrace your personality. 3. The things that make you come alive. Try to engage in stuff that makes you feel alive as often as possible. Spend time with your friends and family,…

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Are Your Perceptions True?

All of your perceptions are defined by a number of parameters that are often out of your control. These parameters include, for instance: your individual upbringing your culture your past experiences your emotional state at any given time the norms of the society you live in the beliefs and norms of your close friends These parameters make all your perceptions relative. In that sense, your perceptions are not ‘true’. They are only perceptions. How to deal with it? The first and most important step is to understand that everything you observe is influenced by yourself as an individual. Take a step back and reflect on how all these parameters influence your perception of the world. Differently said, try to let go of the temporary and try to see what’s beyond. Be aware of the fact that the ‘truth’ cannot be observed that easily, if at all. A little exercise for today Try to ‘analyse’ and be aware of your perceptions today. For…

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