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Robert Puff Ph.D.
Learn to silence that critical inner voice for good and let more peace and kindness into your life.`
We must remember that we are capable of real change, and these changes can help us live beautiful lives.
For many people, social media can negatively impact self-worth because it forces us to play the comparison game—even when we don’t want to.
The most difficult part of expressing love and kindness to others is often when the other person doesn’t deserve it.
If we choose to respond well to whatever life gives us, we’ll find that peace is always there beside us, walking us home.
Even though we have a lot of practice with decision making, sometimes it’s hard to know when to make a change or when to accept things the way that they are.
When we compare ourselves to others, we rob ourselves from our own happiness.
We can achieve lasting happiness and contentment by choosing to embrace life rather than fighting it.
The school of happiness is a program that spans over the course of our entire lives.
Today we’ll review a blueprint that will guide you through navigating those big and small situations that can affect your happiness.
Our happiness is dependent on the quality of our thoughts.
How do our close friends and family have the power to change an unhappy day into a happy day?
How do we forgive ourselves when we’ve caused physical or emotional pain to the ones we love?
To lead a happier life, it’s important to understand how to remain calm in situations that can evoke strong negative emotions.
Through my journey in life, the most accurate definition of enlightenment I’ve found is this: Enlightenment is the radical acceptance of what is.
When we suffer, we have two choices: to try to heal our painful emotions or numb ourselves so we don’t feel anything.
At the heart of all these steps is taking the time to listen to ourselves.
Inner peace is with us at all times. The problem is, inner peace gets disturbed when we interact with the world.
Life can be a beautiful adventure, if we give ourselves permission to experience it.
We can have such beautiful lives, but we must focus on having fearless lives.
What would our lives be like if we sucked all the marrow out of life?
We are always right, and whatever we think about ourselves is true and correct.
As humans, we have been given a wonderful gift, and that is the ability to suspend our fears, concerns, and worries and really focus on what we love.
We’re here on Earth to do well, and happiness is our birthright.
On our journey towards a more peaceful and happy life, we can learn from others the skills for how to live our lives well.
When we treat others with kindness, there is a ripple effect that is felt through the lives of countless people around the world.
Our friends are a big influence on us. The people we spend time with are a reflection of who we are and how our lives are going to go, at least in terms of our approach to life.
When we find that we have fallen off of our happiness plan, do we just give up?
We blame our own inertia when we stay in a job, a relationship, or a setting that no longer serves us well.
We all experience peak moments of exhilaration in our lives, but hanging on to them too tightly can keep us from seeing the beauty each new moment brings.
Robert Puff, Ph.D., is host and producer of the Happiness Podcast, with over 8 million downloads.