May 302010

How you choose to perceive the failure you face affects your ability to handle it. A negative view of failure tends to hinder you from rising above it. But a positive view of failure enables you to turn it into a stepping stone for success. Therefore, changing your view of failure from a negative to a positive one will allow you to cope better. To find out how to do so, read on.
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May 102010
True Happiness InnerPeace 1 by Tosaporn Boonyarangkul

Meditation is the act of gently centering your attention to create a deeper state of relaxation and awareness. Practiced consistently, meditation yields many positive benefits such as inner harmony and better health. While there is a spiritual side to meditation, you can practice meditation solely for its practical benefits as well. Read on to find out how.
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May 072010

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy. -Wayne Dyer-

Bored with homework by Melodi T

I should have finished this article last week, but I just couldn’t find the time to do it. Ok, I did everything else but this because they were easier to do. Like most people I struggle with procrastination. Procrastination is one of those skills that is easy to pick up and become really good at when we should be working hard. Because it has been affecting my productivity, I have made a list of how I manage procrastination effectively. Read on to find out how I do it.
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May 032010

Waiting by Rachel K

In this day and age most of us are used to instant results. Everything has to be done yesterday. Additionally, many of us lead such stressful lives that the slightest hindrance provokes annoyance and frustration. Since I am the product of my age, I too have struggled with impatience. The 4 minute wait for the next train or long queues at cinemas used to irritate me years ago.

But over time, I have learned to be a little more patient. Being patient allows me to maintain my clarity of mind. It also enables me to see into the heart of the matter, thus finding the best solution or rising above it. Thankfully, patience, like all things, is an art which anybody can learn. The following are some ways that I have used to become more patient:
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May 012010
Friends by doriana_s

Friendship is one of the most important things in life. True friends increase your joys and celebrate your successes. They are there to nourish your soul and bring harmony to your life. When you face difficulties, they provide you with support and comfort to press on. True friends are aware of and accept your many failings. But when it is required they are also your harshest critic. They are unafraid to say the things that you need to hear because they care. Because of true friends, you grow to become the best that you can be. It is not easy being a true friend, but they are there for us day in day out. Let us take this time to remember and give thanks for our true friends as we read the following extract taken from “The Prophet” by the famed Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran.
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