15 Jun Stop Trying to Be Happy (3 Things We Love This Week)
1. Online Article: Stop Trying To Be Happy
What it is: Mark Manson is a New York Times bestselling author, a blogger and internet entrepreneur. He hands out life advice in a subtle tongue-in-cheek tone while offering up some great advice.
Why we love it: If you try too hard at anything it’s going to show; in your job, an interview or a relationship. Have you ever watched someone who is tryingto be funny? You find yourself being embarrassed for them. On the other hand, when someone says something that is funny, and spontaneous, you laugh until your sides ache. The same is true about being happy. Read about the different definitions of happiness in this article. It’s not something that you need to practice. As Yoda once said, “Do. Or do not. There is no try.”
Where to find it: https://markmanson.net/st
What it is: A great graphic from Mark Manson’s article.
Why we love it: We love roadmaps! Print it out and stick it on your wall. Refer to it next time you’re having a bad day.
Where to find it: https://www.flickr.com/ph
3. Quote: If only we‘d stop trying to be happy we‘d have a pretty good time. Edith Wharton
Why we love it: We believe in working hard, but we also love to have a good time!
We hope your week is as shiny as you are!