Posts Tagged ‘Meaning’

25 Tips for Making Christmas More Meaningful

Has Christmas and the holidays lost some of the depth and meaning you remember it having in the past? Make Christmas once again feel like it did when you were young. Add meaning and purpose to your Christmas celebrations as you try one or two of the best tips provided here. And then share what you do to add significance to a significant holiday.

Enduring the Unendurable

Have you ever felt sucker-punched by life? Have you felt like you were at your rope’s end? When we find ourselves buried under the weight of trial and despair, we are confronted with two mutually exclusive choices: 1) Lie down, and accept your fate, or 2) Scramble to your feet the best you can, stand as tall as you’re able, look your trial in the eyes and persevere. Come discover 5 ways you too can persevere in the face of your challenges and even become better for having endured.

Check out my Guest Post at Unlock The Door!

Stuart Mills of Unlock The Door: “providing the keys to unlocking your life,” has posted an article I wrote as a guest post at his amazing site. Come check it out!

10 Ways to Act Yourself Happy

Inaction is one of the universal anti-principles to living – it produces apathy and boredom, laziness, anxiety, ill health and depression. Happiness, on the other hand, requires action. We must do certain things. And as we do them consistently, over time, we reap the benefits of a happier life. Action takes effort. Doing requires determination and desire. But doing can also lead to being.

10 Ways to Believe Yourself Happy

Belief is a powerful thing. We act out of our beliefs. Our convictions and values are based on what we believe to be right or good or true. And what we believe also impacts how we feel as well. One way to change how we experience the world is to change what we believe about it.

There’s More than One Way to Live Forever

Quote #12 of 16: “God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day!” There is another sort of immortality that can be achieved by leaving a legacy of meaning and purpose. 5 Ways to leave a legacy

We've Seen Lincoln on the Penny; Now let’s hear him on Happiness!

The 16th President of the Unites States saved the Union and emancipated the slaves. He also had some wise things to say that apply to our collective pursuit of happiness: “Most folks,” for example, “are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

A Light at the End of the Tunnel

Here’s the thing: If you can use the pain to do good, to save someone from having to experience the same pain, then the pain is graced, if you will, with something noble. The ugliness behind the pain isn’t meaningful, but the pain will have led to something that is deeply and even profoundly meaningful.

The Joy of Purpose … the meaning of life, part II

Happiness in many ways can be seen as a sort of barometer of the human Read More.

The Joy of Purpose … the meaning of life, part I

You were meant to be happy. Wait. That needs to be repeated: YOU were MEANT Read More.

The Joy of Purpose … finding meaning in what you do

Life is filled with opportunities to make a difference and leave the world better, to Read More.

The Joy of Purpose … doing things that matter

Many of you live lives of despair. Some of you simply feel a sense of Read More.

The Joy of Purpose

There are two words that have the potential of revolutionizing your life. They can immeasurably Read More.

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