Apr 182009
 

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In times when people are a little worried because of the inundation of CNN (constant negative news) everywhere I thought I would identify a few reasons why being nice can, one person at a time, make the world and economy a better place.

1. You will brighten others day

2. Feel better about yourself

3. Make others feel important

4. Help someone in need

5. You are more likeable

6. Make more friends

7. Become a center of influence

8. You become a more attractive person

9. Attract nicer people

10. Gain respect

11. Become more interestING be being interestED

12. People are nicer to you

13. Others look to help you

14. Get more Business

15. MAKE MORE MONEY!

By taking the initiative to go out of your way to be nice and help others together we will, one person at a time, make the world a much nicer place to live. Just think of the last time someone went out of their way to help you and how it made you feel.

Tomorrow, try and keep your eyes and ears open for someone who you can make a positive impact on their life that you normally wouldn’t think of, even if it is just a compliment.

You look very nice today! You are great at that, can you teach me? I like your shoes!

Whatever you do don’t forget a smile!

Feb 082009
 

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Today I would like to create a little dialog between myself and all of you out there in internet land.

I appreciate your support and feedback on previous articles and that is why I would like to ask for your opinion and assistance.

Where it is that you find personal happiness in life?

When you know your goal, and see yourself making a positive difference in the lives of others what kind of self evaluation have you found to be useful in identifying your happiness?

Quick overview of the reasoning for this post: I am a 24 year old entrepreneur. No girlfriend, wife, kids, or other immediate responsibilities other than routine bills. Business has been absolutely wonderful, especially over the past 5 months. Health is constantly improving both mentally and physically. Road block is I have been finding it difficult to find joy in other areas outside my work and fitness routine.

No one is responsible for our happiness but us.
We are the only ones in control of moods and emotions, however, we tend to give others the power to have influence over us every so often. This is why we must choose our associations carefully. Sometimes the result is limiting time spent with people who are not positively enriching our lives. When we  begin this transition it may feel like we are abandoning some friends and sometimes even loved ones, but the road to success is the road less traveled. This has been personally tried and tested by myself and many, many others and based on experience and the testimonials I have heard the reward significantly outweighs the price paid.

My questions lies here: When sacrifices have been made, and personal success is beginning to come about faster and faster, but it just feels like there is something missing in life, what have been any successful actions or ideas you have had to bring that happiness and joy into your life?

If you can relate to this in any way and have insight, testimonials, book recommendations please do leave a comment.

I appreciate your time and your input. May you have an absolutely spectacular week!