5 Steps to Greater Happiness… Beginning Today

We all want to be happy. But why is something so universally sought after so difficult to obtain? In one word: Distractions. Too often we allow others to dictate how we live our lives. As a result, we are not actively pursuing happiness. Since I discovered Financial Independence four years ago, I realized that FIRE …

Take Action

"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action." -- Benjamin Disraeli. I almost cried just now... but I stopped myself. Walking down the waterfront Riva in Vis Town for the final time, with all our physical possessions pulled along in a couple of suitcases, getting ready to board the ferry …

Quote du Jour

"Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think." - Buddha.

Quote du Jour

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it." -- Greg Anderson Have the experience. Live in the Now. This is something I have been working on. For the last couple of years since I come up with my new life plan, I have had …

Gratitude Leads to Happiness

"It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness." - Charles Spurgeon. This, I feel, is what many people misunderstand about joy, contentment, and happiness in life. If you spend any time at all reading travel memoirs, a curious pattern appears... a dichotomy. Travelers are most impacted by a …

Happiness is Within Reach

"Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." - Abraham Lincoln Happiness is within reach. We all have demons. We all have external factors in our lives that are weighing on us that we cannot control. But fundamentally, I believe happiness is simply a state of mind that anyone …

Living ‘My’ Dream

Friday I gave my 2-week notice. For the first time in my adult life, my career is no longer my highest priority. I have been mentally preparing myself for the challenges ahead for years. We have reached our FI number, but that, it seems, was the easy part! We are letting go of our careers, …

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” — Roy T. Bennett

“A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.” — Tom Wilson

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“Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.” — Anonymous

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