This is a getting started guided to help you learn more about Buddhism. I’m not an expert, but I can share a quick roundup of resources that might help you on your way.
This is a guest post by Art Markman, PhD, on how to use Smart Change to be healthy, wealthy, and happy. Art is author of the book, Smart Thinking: Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done. I asked Art if he could share with us what he knows about using our brains to get over our humps and build better habits.
In the book, The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness, by Epictetus, with a new interpretation by Sharon Lebell, we learn the real purpose of philosophy and how we can apply it t our lives so we can find a more sustainable path of happiness and flourish with skill.
Do you want to lead a happy life or a meaningful life? Why not both? Sometimes, happiness and meaningfulness are at odds.Roy Baumeister (author of WillPower), Kathleen Vohs, Jennifer Aaker (author of The Dragonfly Effect), and Emily Garbinsky teamed up to bring us Some Key Differences between a Happy Life and a Meaningful Life.
Here are my Walt Disney quotes at a glance. He was a dreamer and a doer. Disney taught us to dream big. He resented the limitation of his own imagination. His life’s work was a labor of love and his simple formula was this: dream, diversify, and never miss an angle. His business was happiness. He brought tears and smiles to kids, young and old, around the world.
Tony Robbins video on Create a New Story. Our story is our blueprint. It’s what we wanted our life to be like. When your life doesn’t match your blueprint, you can succeed at what you do, but feel unfulfilled. Worse, when your life doesn’t match your blueprint and you don’t feel like you can change it, you can feel stuck or depressed .