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“Being Unhappy is Wasting Your Time” and why I think that is the wrong way to look at it

You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.
-Ruth E. Renkl

There are people who consider this one of the most inspirational “success” quotes of all time. 368 more words

Advice For Girls

How to Be Happy: A Start

Just so you know, this is totally stolen from the TED Talk by Shawn Achor called The Happy Secret to Better Work (which I recommend watching:   210 more words

Learning To Be Happy

Cutting Out My Mother

Last night I finally got myself to email my mum and tell her I need space. It’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever done, and I’m crying as I write this. 513 more words


Letter to a Heartbroken Friend

Dear ________,

Don’t worry about the future. It will unfold as it does, unaffected by your thought and worry. What is to be will not be swayed one millimeter by your anguish. 399 more words

Learning To Be Happy

Out of Monochrome and Into Full Color

The quip goes “time is money” but I have grown to see that “money is time”. Seems like I’m only playing with words by flipping them around. 583 more words

Learning To Be Happy

Stuff - The Meaning of Life?

“cuz that’s the meaning of life isn’t it? To get MORE STUFF” – George Carlin

We live in a society where we have never had more material wealth, and yet, the happiness index is lower than ever. 1,164 more words