Archive for March, 2012

Do Random Acts of Kindness

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

This article is an extract of chapter #6 in Karl Moore’s best-selling book, “The 18 Rules of Happiness”.

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama

We’ve all felt it.

That spark of happiness which ignites within us whenever we do a good deed for someone else.

We hold open the door for the elderly lady behind us, and she returns the favor with a loving, grandmother’s smile. You bring a box of chocolates into work for no particular reason, and get the warm attention of all your colleagues.

The truth is that doing things for other people really makes US feel great!

Learn to Let Go

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

This article is an extract of chapter #5 in Karl Moore’s best-selling book, ‘The 18 Rules of Happiness.

“By letting it go, it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try, the world is beyond the winning.” – Lao Tzu

Emotions are the things that make us human.

When we cry, we’re experiencing emotion. When we’re fearful, we’re experiencing emotion. Whenever we’re angry, upset, passionate, greedy, scared – we’re experiencing emotion.

But sometimes emotions need reining in!