3 Keys to Being Happy at Work

Penny had a new manager and she wasn’t happy. Her old manager had given her lots of positive feedback and clear direction as to how to improve her performance. Penny thrived under these conditions and was struggling with the new manager who gave her no feedback at all. [Read more...]

Why Happiness?

Having launched this series with a couple of “how-to” articles on the subject of Happiness (Make Conscious Decisions, and Take Full Responsibility for Your Well-Being) it’s probably now time to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. What is happiness anyway and why make it your choice?

It doesn’t take more than a cursory glance online to discover that happiness is a big area of exploration right now. [Read more...]

Are You Searching for Happiness?

A few months ago I posted a review of Eldon Taylor’s latest book “Choices and Illusions.” Some of the people on my list bought a copy and listened to the accompanying CD – and gave me this feedback:

I have been so amazed at the subtle changes that are happening as I listen to Eldon’s Inner Talk Recording. We are both happier, more focused and things that once were major difficulties, just don’t seem to be any more. And we are making such good progress on a dream we’ve had for years. It’s wonderful  Joanne – NZ

HappinessIf you are still searching for what will make you truly happy then I recommend Eldon’s work to you wholeheartedly. Read on for a preview of his latest release at a ‘snatch-it-up-now’ price.

Are you  looking for  that illusive something that will finally give you a feeling of being satisfied with your life? Is your belief system full of statements such as, “If I only had . . . . then I would be happy?” The problem is life continually shows us that achieving specific goals invariably does not make us happy; or maybe it only makes us happy for a short while, before we start looking for the next thing we need to be happy. And what a crazy cycle that can be! There are seven fundamentals to happiness and they are available to all. You deserve to be happy! [Read more...]

Values A Key To Success

Setting goals doesn’t work for everyone. In conversation with a good friend recently, he revealed that setting targets has never motivated him.

In a long and successful life full of much variety and some adventure he has never planned his course, responding rather to the opportunities that life presents, and changing direction in response to a finely honed intuition. Traditional goal setting has never appealed to him. What does work is identifying what is of value to him in a particular course of action. [Read more...]

Enjoy This Video

If you enjoy nature, you will enjoy this video – of an extremely intelligent crow solving a very complex puzzle [Read more...]

Regular Rewards a Key to Maintain Motivation

If you’ve ever started a new project full of enthusiasm and energy, only to find that your motivation has dried up and disappeared within a few days/weeks/months, you are not alone. [Read more...]

New Year Life Review

Who am IHow often have you made good resolutions at New Year only to realize they have been abandoned within a month, or less?

This year how about beginning the New Year with a general Life Review instead. [Read more...]

How To Make The Most of Your Holiday

The Flower of the Pohutukawa tree - known as the New Zealand Christmas Tree

The Flower of the Pohutukawa tree – known as the New Zealand Christmas Tree

Well the end of the year is fast approaching, and most people are looking forward to it least a few days off over the New Year period.

However long or short your break is, here is a simple suggestion to help you make the most of your holiday:Take time to be fully present to what is happening NOW. [Read more...]

Great Book – Choices and Illusions

Choices & Illusions

Choices & Illusions

I have been reading personal and spiritual development  material for many years. Every so often I come across a book that offers something  truly life-changing.

Eldon Taylor’s latest volume Choices and Illusions: How Did I Get Where I Am, and How Do I Get Where I Want to Be? is one such book. [Read more...]

The Smile That Saved A Life

GigglingThe third in a series of articles that look at Miracle-Producing-Love, we look at Love-As-.Kindness.

Nothing illustrates kindness more simply than a smile.

So I want to tell you this true story about a dear friend of mine whom I shall call Amélie.

Born in Europe soon after the end of WWII – Amélie moved from foster home to foster home and experienced poverty, disruption and abuse as a child.

By the time she was in her early teens she was a deeply unhappy and troubled young girl. Around this time she was involved in an accident that left her nearly blind and unable to walk.

For a long time she lay in hospital, wishing she could die. [Read more...]