Monthly Archives: October 2010

Can Money and Material Things Alone Make You Happy?

Let me tell you a story.

An intelligent, self-motivated man was offered a well-paying job. The catch was that he had to work overseas, and couldn’t take his family with him. Although he had to spend the majority of the year away from his […]

Why Can’t I Find Happiness Living a Superficial Life?

One morning, while sitting on my patio after a deep meditation, I started to ponder this question: Is there a deeper kind of life than the one you are currently living? is there more to life than acquiring all the material things you could […]

Is Fulfillment Found in Doing or Being?

Most people decide to be successful in life because they equate being successful with finding fulfillment. They think, “If I’m successful, then I will be happy and joyful!” But I’ll tell you this, a lot of people will disagree with me (which is fine), […]

Can You Find Your Purpose Amidst Life’s Trials and Tribulations?

If you can’t tell already, I’m a very optimistic person. I choose to view the glass as half full, not half empty. I believe that if we come across an undesirable experience or setback, it is our job to find the lesson hidden in […]

How Can I Face the Fears That Have Stopped Me From Living On Purpose?

Fears are emotions that are born from our thoughts. When you think something, you feel an emotion. The more you dwell on that thought, the more angry, happy, etc. you feel. Thoughts come from the inner chatter within our minds that we contemplate either […]