100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 66. Say Something Nice To Yourself

 Ok, but if nobody is telling you nice things, why not start it yourself? Do it in whatever form you think it’s appropriate: send yourself emails, write in your calendar or leave yourself nice post- its on the desk. With something nice just for you. I know it sounds awkward and, to some extent, it is. But … Read more

100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 65. Say Something Nice To Somebody

Just like that. Out of the blue. Pick an unknown person and say something nice. After the initial surprise you’ll be amazed by the unmasked joy and gratitude they?re expressing. Admit it: you would like that too, isn’t it? Saying something nice to people out of the blue is one of my favorite social exercises. … Read more

100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 64. Meditate Daily

It’s the easiest thing you can do. True meditation acts like a mind emptier, leaving you open to the whole flow of the sensations and experiences you would otherwise ignore. You don’t even need a complicated technique, meditate as you see fit. In my experience, the biggest obstacle in experiencing the benefits of meditation is … Read more

100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 61. Go Hiking

Do it for at least one week-end. Nature is more powerful than our human created environment. We don?t know how to channel the energy into our artificial habitats. If you want to recharge, go outside and stay in connection with the wilderness. Our modern artificial world is still very young, only a few thousands years. … Read more

100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 60. Set Up A Surprise Party

For you or for a friend. It’s always good for your mood, even if – or especially if – you’re feeling down. Do a themed one, invite friends and tell them to bring their friends along. And then expect to meet new, wonderful persons. And of course, have fun. Simple, plain and spontaneous fun is so … Read more