bakery_decision_How to Choose the Perfect Career

Remember the “good ‘ole days” when you were young? Remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? Maybe it was an astronaut. Maybe it was a teacher, lawyer, or veterinarian. And what are you doing now? Chances are that it’s not exactly what you had planned as a kid. And if it is, then here’s a huge bag of kudos and touche for […]

dream scape

Though we all experience them on a nightly basis, dreams are mysterious occurrences; even scientists who study the brain have not been able to determine exactly why we dream. There are many different theories of dream interpretation, but most generally agree that dreams symbolize hidden aspects of our lives; dreams are a way for us to recognize and process our unconscious fears, desires, and beliefs. […]

balancing on chair

For many, attaining that seemingly elusive balance between their job or career and personal lives seems like, at best, borrowing a miracle off on the horizon. Kids get sick. Those complicated presentations? Well, they’re due tomorrow morning. The spouse or significant other is griping about you never having enough time for them. Seems like it’s an unmerciful, perpetual cycle, no? According to a recent study […]

gossip

Let’s face it: we all love to gossip. It’s fun, irresistible, and… so wrong. It’s so wrong that some of us actually try to keep our lips sealed to avoid hurting the people being gossiped about. However, even the most virtuous among us can’t help but perk up our ears whenever a new piece of juicy gossip surfaces. Even though gossiping can be so bad […]

happiness

Everyone experiences life in a very unique way. While many of us strive to make ends meet, others try to become rich or make their dreams come true. But at the end of the day most of us want to be happy! Here are a dozen practical tips that will make you smile… 1.Watch Your Words “Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; […]

eckhart tolle

Born Ulrich Leonard Tolle in post-World War II Germany, Eckhart Tolle rose to prominence through his inspirational book The Power of Now, recommended by Oprah Winfrey in 2000. It has been a bestseller ever since. To commemorate, Life’d now presents these Top 10 Eckhart Tolle Quotes. Let’s get started! 10. For what you do to others, you do to yourself. Of the Eckhart Tolle quotes […]

Couch potato watching TV

Did you know that the average American watches 5 hours and 11 minutes of television every day? That’s 36 hours of television per week, which in turn leads to 144 hours – or 6 full days –  of television every month. If you think that’s bad, imagine how much that adds up to over the course of a year – 1,728 hours, or 72 full […]

Smiling woman

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Rather, it comes from within. The richest person in the world could be […]

Thinking woman deciding on yes or no

Do you find it hard to say no? Do you often find yourself agreeing to things and then wondering why you did so? Do you know that you want to say no, but find the words just won’t come out of your mouth? If this is the case, you are not alone. Many people find it hard to say no; many people are brought up […]

Cigar on top of alcoholic drink

“The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.” ~Somerset Maugham Bad habits and addictions run the gamut from overeating and being lazy to chain smoking and drinking. And they’re often not just limited to ‘annoyances'; more often than not, addictions can prove extremely debilitating mentally, physically, financially, socially and in other ways. Good […]