Articles Tagged: <span>thoughts</span>

Action and Reaction

Two simple letters change the word “action” into the word “reaction,” but when it comes down to it, the two concepts are more different than they may seem. In fact, understanding the concepts of action and reaction are essential to creating a happier, more meaningful life.  The difference What is it that makes action and […]

Do You Have Control Over Your Thoughts?

Happiness starts with your thoughts. If you’re able to believe the truth about happiness, then you’ll know and understand that you can be happy now, no matter the circumstances. But is it really as simple as choosing to believe? Do you have that kind of control over your thoughts? Spoiler alert: yes, you do. “Change […]

Love vs. Fear

Reason doesn’t really put love and fear at odds with each other—and neither does the dictionary.  Rather, when people think of the opposite of love, they probably think of dislike, disgust, or perhaps the most common of all, hate. And when they think of the opposite of fear, they think of courage, bravery, or (somewhat […]

How to Help a Child Overcome Fear

Fear in children is not new or uncommon, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to help a child overcome their fears.  As adults, it can be difficult to empathize with children who are afraid of monsters in the closet, swim lessons, or haircuts. And yet, anyone responsible for children has undoubtedly come face to face, […]

The Egg: Meaning

Meaning: The Ultimate Happiness

There are several steps along the road to creating a happier, more fulfilled life (five, in fact). But what does that life look like once you get there? Is it full of money, power, love, and success? Maybe.  But there is one thing it is definitely full of: meaning. “Man: a being in search of […]

The Egg: Action

Action: How Conscious “Doing” Leads to Happiness

When we think about creating change in our lives, most of us think immediately of action. We think about what we can do—the classes we could take, the people we could serve, the projects we could complete, the risks we could take. We want to jump in with both feet. We’re eager to get going, […]

The Egg: Purpose

Purpose: The Power of Why

When you’re learning how to design your life… “True happiness…is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” Helen Keller You hope for a better future. You believe in yourself and in the power of your thoughts. Your actions are inspired by your thoughts. You’re living a happier, more positive life. But […]

The Egg: Belief

Belief: The Gateway to Change

If you’ve ever attended a religious sermon, tuned into a motivational seminar, or read a self-help book, then you’re probably well acquainted with the idea of “belief.” In these contexts, belief is usually (and correctly) presented as a powerful concept. In fact, belief is so powerful that we often define ourselves and others based on […]