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Finding Your Happy

Life can get pretty confusing because as you juggle work, relationships, friends, sleep, eating, and errands, time keeps ticking away. It's very easy to either get caught up in the daily grind, or to miss the joys of each day because your focus is kept too far out into the future. With everything in life, moderation is key. It is important to be able to enjoy and live in the now, while keeping the future in check.
Happiness is the key to life. What is the point of life, but to enjoy it and make the most of it? So, while everyday stresses might get in the way, it is important to spend a portion of each day appreciating the things that you enjoy most. If you have a love for friends, take a moment each day to talk to one. If you have a love for activity, make sure to have a spot in your schedule for a run or some tennis. Get energy from the things that you love in order to keep your positive energy flowing. Once you are able to exude your positive energy, other pieces in life…

The Secret to Life

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Lately I've been so incredibly fortunate to have been meeting the most interesting and intriguing people. I haven't been out specifically to find these people, but somehow they've been just crossing my path. And when I say interesting and intriguing, it means that they've figured out the secret to life. And every time I meet someone who'd figured out the secret, I feel the automatic connection with these people. It has taken me a while to fully understand what attracts me to some people and not others, but finally I'm able to put it into words. So you ask...what's the secret to life? Well keep reading and you'll find out.

Meet Danny. Danny grew up in the Bay Area and went to a couple of different places for college. He ended up working at a children's gym in LA for a couple of years, and loved it. He moved back to the Bay Area and continued working at a children's gym. Then it dawned on him, he could do this for the rest of his life and…

What Makes a Good Relationship? How do you know if you are in a Good Relationship?

The following questions are probably questions you've asked yourself in one form or another:
What Makes a Good Relationship? How do you know if I am in a Good Relationship?
I would venture to say that a good relationship can be identified in the same ways no matter the kind of relationship between people. Whether it be parent/child, lovers, friends, business partners, etc.
So, how can you detect a good relationship? Here is my list:
1. The conversation comes easy
2. You feel relaxed
3. You can be yourself
4. You don't have to worry about offending or side stepping
5. It's not a chore to put the person into your schedule
6. You are energized by your interactions
7. You find yourself smiling without even realizing it
8. You find yourself making constant eye contact
9. You gain confidence in yourself and abilities
10. Mutual love/respect/trust

Do you have more to add? Leave your thoughts, we can make this a living list.