Topic: Happiness

What are the best frequencies for meditation?

If we go by the ‘Meditation is a state of focused awareness’ approach, we can choose an object during our meditation. For spiritual enlightenment purposes, I have focused on one of 3 objects at different times during my meditation practices. They are the breath, the...

I just heard about the unexpected departure of some employees from my new company after my boss felt he had invested in them. My boss is unhappy with them. If you were my boss how would you have felt and handled such?

You can invest in people but they will still do what they truly want to do. To avoid disappointment simply don’t have unrealistic expectations. Investing in people does not guarantee that they will make choices based on your preferences. In fact this is a rather...

Why do employers keep on focusing on my last job and experience when I have gone out from a stagnant, depressing, toxic job and had been working very hard during the past year striving to gain ground and change in it?

This means those you have met with are focusing on the past for their decisions. (read on for supportive elaboration) Are you going to focus on these employers’ decisions or are you going to keep focusing on the new direction you have set for your life? Accept them as...

Is it better to work 4 10 hour days or 5 8 hours days?

The ‘better’ you seek actually changes with your ability to be happy, not with how much you work. When you are truly happy, you won’t care a damn thing about how much you work. This doesn’t mean you will work yourself to death and this doesn’t mean you...

How do you manage your stress when sales are down ?

I live a lifestyle where I strive to live such a way that stress is not created in the first place. When we haven’t yet gained conscious mastery of how we create reality, our circumstances can seem to be responsible for our stress. However, living with awareness...

I told my girlfriend of two years that I had thoughts of sleeping with other women early on in the relationship and she broke up with me. Is there anyway I can repair the trust? And why did I have these thoughts?

Having thoughts is no breach of trust. Why? You can see this for yourself. Close your eyes and just be aware. While you are staying aware without doing anything, thoughts will arise. Thoughts that you did not consciously plan for or ask for. This is because we have...

How can I learn to accept compliments better?

The lesser your ego, the lesser it’s reactions will be able to pull you around, when it is triggered by the environment/compliments. The more awakened you are, the less you will be empowering the ego. Are compliments that different than chastisements? Perhaps...

How do I motivate a teen to learn to drive?

Connect with your heart and live from here. Then whatever you do, it will touch the heart of the teen. And if it is their heart’s desire to learn to drive, then they would be supported by your actions towards this. This is the path of the heart. When they will...

Does having money raise self-worth?

It is a common belief for many people that if you are rich, you are more worthy or if you have money you are worthy. There are also beliefs about money which make it ‘bad’ in the perception of many people who have these beliefs. So, people can crave to be rich due to...

What Does Motivation Look Like?

Motivation is an experience. It is a state of ‘experiencing’. It is being alive. Being conscious. Being present. It is when you are here and now, when your attention is in the moment, when you are living life as fully as possible. When your attention is primarily in...

How does one stay motivated when there’s no hope?

No hope suggests that no path to peace/happiness seen by the person and the reality of the situation has not been accepted as it is. The primary reason of feeling hopeless is not the situation itself, it is the subjective reality of the person. Another usage of no...

How Can I Stop Being My Own Worst Enemy?

In the comments section you have written that you were depreciated, deprecated and denigrated all the time as a child and you run yourself down because of this behavior, and that you feel you don’t count as a person. You were raised in an environment where you were...

How do I stop overthinking about too much gaming?

It is wonderful and perfectly natural that you want to be happy. It is a great experience to be happy while playing games. However; ask yourself this question: Do you truly want to play games to a degree that would harm you, steal from you possibilities in your life...

Why is overthinking bad, and how do you control it?

The disadvantage of overthinking is, your attention is fixed more than you actually need on your thoughts, and meanwhile you are missing other aspects of the present moment. The mind always tries to find happiness according to the existing conditioning you have...

How can I stop overthinking every social interaction?

Question Details: I’m way too sensitive to people and end up assuming the worst about most of the time. Its really annoying, and has caused me to avoid a lot of social interaction. I know this is a stupid question, but how can I stop? (Someone will suggest to ask for...

How important is the mindset in achieving success?

Definition of mindset obtained from Google Search: “the established set of attitudes held by someone” Whether you define success as the achievement of an external set of circumstances, such as the achievement of goals, or define it as an internal state such as peace...

How do I live a decent thug life?

I will base my answer on this definition of Thug Life: “Thug life means opposite of someone having all he needs to succeed. Thug life is when you have nothing, and succeed, when you have overcome all obstacles to reach your aim” from Urban Dictionary. Everything in...

How do I become personable?

I googled personable to have a starting context for this answer: “personable: (of a person) having a pleasant appearance and manner.” There are two ways that come to my mind: Actors can impersonate any person.. so learning acting you can act a personable persona. You...

How does a youngster become successful?

Your definition of success will evolve over time. That being said: The less you empower your doubts about success and the more you stay true, the more your success will unfold in your life. Stay true? What does this mean? A part of you knows this beyond explanation,...

Every Experience is an Opportunity to Find Yourself

I was chatting with a neighbor in his house on religion and spirituality. He was asking me about the purpose of religions. He is kind of an agnostic, and is skeptical of the purpose of religions. My answer was, in most cases they were systems put in place by their...

Riker Lets Go of Something

I thought it would be good to share a some insights I expressed while chatting with a friend. The excerpt contains some insights about peace, happiness and the desire for money, approval and fame, Me:  Riker lets go of something; ...

Contemplation About a New Mode of Living

Here is what I shared with a friend today, I am also sharing this raw and unedited here: [2:43:39 AM] Erdal Bora: i am at a dilemma.. just wanted to share .. [2:43:47 AM] Erdal Bora: so that you can see the whole picture of me [2:44:47 AM] Erdal Bora: now.. today.. i...

How To Be More Fulfilled With Less Struggle

There are two ways to feel fulfilled that I know of. The first of these approaches is to feel fulfilled by working to fulfill the conditions that we believe will fulfill us. We do actions that we think that would give us happiness. Such as achieving goals,...

How to Trust the Universe/Life?

This article will be challenging for me. But I trust 🙂 I will create something good. Let's ask and attempt to answer the following questions to create a context for starting to tackle the main question: 1) Is the universe, is life inherently trustworthy? If we...

How to Be Happy/Peaceful Independent of External Circumstances

First of all, what is happiness? What is peace? Let's shake up these questions a bit and see what spills. Happiness is a word that points to an experience. If you ask what happiness is to many people, initially you will get varying answers, which may be close or far...

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