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How We React to Setbacks Can Reveal Hidden Doors

There are doors that are just waiting for you to open. Things are going to crash down around us while we are moving along with our “I had this so thought out!” plan. But as they say, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him/her your plan.” Every time we react in anger, frustration or defeat, the doors stay hidden. We cannot find these because our attitude is our latitude.   Setbacks hold the keys to hidden doors and the keys will not show themselves without a positive response. It is like if you do not have the correct password for your computer, it will not let you in. …

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When Trees Eat Temples!

Training your brain to think of humbling experiences is a great exercise for the ego. One for me is Ta Prohm in Angkor, Cambodia, made famous in Lara Croft; Tomb Raiders with Angelina Jolie. This amazing temple which dates back to the 12th century was made to withstand the test of time yet again, nature outsmarts. The trees, some, 400 years old, send their roots down from a seed caught in the roof and grow for hundreds of years using the temple as support so when the trees die, the temple crumbles. Then one day the only record of this amazing structure will be what we capture on camera and …

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Dr Tim Sharp “Dr Happy” Shares His Answers To Happiness

Dr Timothy Sharp, lovingly called “Dr Happy”, Cheif Happiness Officer at The Happiness Institute shares with us his answers to the most frequently asked questions he gets about happiness: “Q: What do people think will make them happy, as compared to what actually  makes them happy? A: One of the biggest mistakes many people make is to think they’ll find happiness in “external” things such as money and/or material possessions. Although these things aren’t “bad” we know from the research, and from our considerable experience in this area, that the positive feelings we get from “stuff” is only short lived, it’s only temporary and relatively superficial. In contrast, what really …

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