Physiology of mood change

There are times when you may feel down with or without a reason. At such times you can just accept the negative mood or you can do something about it. When you feel depressed your whole body including your immune system is depressed and your muscles reflect your negative mood. However, you can make your […]

Start a thankfulness journal

I have written many times about the importance of appreciation and gratefulness . I have also written at other places about the importance of writing things down and journaling. Here, I suggest you start a gratitude list in your success journal. This portion of your success journal may be called your thankfulness journal. What you […]

Appreciate each moment of your life

Appreciation is one of the main keys to happiness and contentment. When you appreciate someone, a situation, or an object, it appreciates in value. You increase the amount of enjoyment you get from it. The Dalai Lama mentions how valuable and sacred it is to be living this life as human beings. It really doesn’t […]

Be happy to be happy

Happiness is a state of being.  Unfortunately often we imagine that it is a state of having. So we imagine that if we have a better relationship, better home, better cars or better whatever we will be happy. When we get these we may become happy for a short while but soon the novelty of […]

Appreciate what you see

I was going for a little walk to rest my eyes after adding a new article about student loan consolidation and the flowers in the neighbors’ gardens were beautiful. In fact, I had my little digital camera with me and I took some photos of the flowers. I was enjoying the heat of the California […]


Blaise Pascal wrote, “All human evil comes from a single cause, man’s inability to sit still in a room.” There are times when you need to have [tag]patience[/tag]. In fact often most apparent problems disappear by merely waiting. Yesterday I was at a domain registration company’s help desk and I was informed that in order […]