12 Easy Ways to Stay Cheerful When Surrounded by the Cheerless

Have you noticed that it’s getting harder to stay cheerful? Nowadays, it’s becoming too easy to bitch and complain about all kinds of things.  I don’t think it’s because we’re in a particularly bad place (although let’s admit it, we’ve seen better).  Rather, I believe it’s sometimes from habit. Next time you find yourself wanting…

Using the Power of the Present

Using the power of the present is sometimes called mindfulness. Isn’t it true that when we’re mindful, we’re consciously aware? In other words, we’re present in the present. You’ll be amazed at the difference it makes in how you achieve your goals. Author Louise Hay dedicated her life to helping people discover how to use…

Wanna Lose Weight? Get a Dog.

If you’re looking to lose weight, you really need to exercise.  Although you can diet without it, it’s so much easier when you’re active. Dogs need exercise, too.  Some dogs need a lot. You know the kind of dog I’m talking about. It’s the kind that gets into everything (especially into trouble) when he doesn’t…