Category: Life Lessons

The Greatest Gift

This holiday season many gifts will be given. The gifts you give and receive will provide a measure of happiness and contentment, for a little while at least. The greatest gift, however, can not be bought.

The greatest gift you can ever receive is the presence of good, caring people in your life that love and support you.

When you give the same gift of love and support… Continue reading

Friday December 25th, 2009 in Gratitude, Holidays, Life Lessons | No Comments »

How To Set Goals More Effectively

Setting goals is very important when you want to become more successful in all areas of your life. Yet having only vague, unspecific goals in your mind is the surest way to fall short of accomplishing them. You are about to learn strategies to set goals more effectively, which will greatly improve your chances of achieving them. Continue reading | 1 Comment

Wednesday October 28th, 2009 in Goals, Life Lessons | 1 Comment »

Why Life Lessons Are Important

The importance of learning life lessons can not be understated. If you do not learn from the lessons that life is trying to teach you, then they will be taught to you again and again until you do. Much of the suffering and unhappiness in people’s lives is caused by an unwillingness to learn from mistakes. History is full of examples of people that kept making the same mistakes because… Continue reading | 1 Comment


The Simple Choice Is Usually the Best One: Part Two

In the first part of this life lesson, I wrote about intimate relationships and how the simple solution to a problem is usually the best decision to make. In part two I will look at another area of life where simplicity is often passed over in favor of needless complexity: the desire to change your body through diet… Continue reading | 2 Comments

Wednesday September 16th, 2009 in Goals, Life Lessons | 2 Comments »

The Simple Choice Is Usually the Best One: Part One

In life when you are faced with a decision, the most simple choice is usually the best one to make. Unfortunately, the simplest solution to a problem is often hard or uncomfortable, so it is not chosen. Continue reading

Tuesday September 1st, 2009 in Dating And Relationships, Life Lessons | No Comments »

Why You Must Set Personal Boundaries

As you go through life you will meet many different people from all walks of life. They will all have their own likes, dislikes, opinions, viewpoints, and sense of humor. Everybody’s life experiences are unique, which is why each person’s perceptions about the world are different.

For this reason you must decide which behaviors are unacceptable from the people in your life. Even more important, you must be able… Continue reading


The Importance of Persistence

Persistence is often the one key ingredient that is missing when someone tries to achieve a goal. Even more so now in today’s world, where instant gratification is not just desired, but expected.

When results do not come as quickly and easily as expected, many people become discouraged and give up. Worst of all, some quit even though they are much closer to achieving their goal than they think… Continue reading

Tuesday August 4th, 2009 in Goals, Life Lessons, Success | No Comments »

Happiness Is a Choice

So many times in life we make our own happiness conditional. Something has to happen first, or we have to obtain some material thing we’ve been wanting before we give ourselves permission to be happy.

“If I could just get a boyfriend/girlfriend, THEN I’d be happy.”

“Once I get a promotion, then I can buy that new car and I’ll finally be happy.” Continue reading

Sunday July 26th, 2009 in Life Lessons, Personal Growth | No Comments »

Can You Be Friends with Everyone?

Something I’ve heard from several people in my life is that they want to be friends with everyone. In my experience, it is possible in small groups of people. However, as you add more people to a group, it becomes more and more likely that personalities will clash and enemies will be created. Continue reading | 1 Comment

Wednesday July 15th, 2009 in Life Lessons, Social | 1 Comment »