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Motivation drives us when we feel low and not at the best of ourselves. Great people have lived great lives before us, and have said things that could spur us to action. Here is a list of 100 motivational quotes to drive you to live your best life no matter where you stand in life right now.
50. “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Gandhi
This is one of the most powerful motivational quotes ever said by…
This article originally appeared on the happiness blog.
2020 was probably the most difficult year in the history of the world and which affected lives around the world. On this blog, my goal is to help people find their happiness and since it would be the first post of the year, I think it is a good idea to share my top tips on happiness for the year ahead.
You want to be happy, don’t you? Read on.
For most of people around the world, 2020 was traumatic in many ways. …
This piece was originally published on the happiness blog.
You came here for reasons to live. I am going to give you exactly those. No bullshit. No fluff. Here are reasons to stay alive. Some of these are deep, and a few are just regular everyday reasons to live, but reasons to live, still.
1. Life is beautiful
Life is just beautiful. We have made it too complex by expecting too much of ourselves and that of people around us. There is no much beauty in life only if we slow down and care to see. From the morning, when…
50 ways to be happy :) at work
Welcome to the happiness blog. In case you are visiting for the first time, please do not forget to follow. Each post on this blog has a single objective- to make your everyday life happier.
Like the title days, in this post we intend to look at an important part of your life-your work.
How do we find more happiness at work, than we currently do?
Let us look at what we can do on an everyday basis. Since this post is not specific to a particular industry or workplace, you will…
This story was originally published on the happiness blog by amarvani.
Hi, thanks for coming over. The fact that you clicked on this post is testament to the fact that you are somebody worthy who looks for solutions to their problems.
My objective with this post to help you find ways to deal with what you may be going through. So, please read the post completely and hopefully, at some point, you will find hope.
I woke up feeling quite groggy this morning and had some negative thoughts running in my mind. The year 2020 has been one of the…
Now, I will start with a caveat. I am not a medical professional. I am not a psychiatrist and cannot help people dealing with what is called as clinical depression.
However, I am an author of a book on happiness, and fought back a period of clinical depression and an entire bunch of rough patches in my life. This post is from my experiences of fighting depression and negative thinking.
What is depression?
The way I see it, depression is an uncontrolled avalanche of negative emotions that became too big to control.
Alright now that the context has been set…
Hey, if you haven’t heard about the free will debate in philosophy, this article may blow your mind.
Briefly, let me explain the free will debate:
1. Argument 1: Human will is free. That means we have the power on our thoughts, and hence we are responsible for our actions. Therefore, we deserve the credit and the blame. We earn our happiness, and our pain.
2. Argument 2: The human will is not free. That means nature/God is in charge of everything-including your thoughts. This means we own nothing in this life, and we are as much a part of…
Hi, I am a writer.
What right do I have to call myself a writer? Well, in the course of the last 5 years, I have written 5 books, a movie’s screenplay and dialogue, numerous articles, ghost-writing, copy, web content, and stuff I may have forgotten about. Also, since I am a stand-up comedian as well, I have written a lot of jokes, and some of them have worked.
I was talking to a friend a few days back and he asked me about the process of writing. …
My name is Amar. I am a writer and comedian based in India. Also, I have a lot of time to write right now because most of my work- comedy shows, workshops, book events, public meet-ups happen in person and everything is shut because of the corona virus. Hence, I am going to write a lot!
I have been thinking about the impact the Corona virus is having on the world.
It has already rendered a massive blow on the life of the world. Your life. My life. There is so much that has changed. …
When in doubt, go out for a walk. Nah, don’t meet anyone. Just walk, with your head low. Screw Heller Keller who said, Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
She didn’t live in the times of Corona virus.
Practice social distancing. Discard friends, for a while. As if you pretend to have any.
If you don’t step out at all, and the virus doesn’t kill you, claustrophobia will.
It doesn’t matter if you have claustrophobia or not.
I didn’t have it either.
But, the wall of my room seems to be…
Author, Stand Up Comedian. Trying to make people happier, one post, one show a time.