happiness, inspiration

Celebrate The Wins In Your Life

Hedonic Treadmill I’ve noticed that when I received really good news such as a pay raise, a promotion, really great results from a test (in college). My happiness level rises up for a very short time (less than 1 hour), then my emotion tapers off back to what it was before. So let’s say my […]

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inspiration

Living without regrets until our dying days

We will all die one day.  That is the way of life, it’s interesting that even kids realize their parents will die one day and they don’t seem very surprised by that.  It’s an eventual fact all humans accept as part of life. People often say “live life as if it’s your last”.  I interpret […]

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inspiration

Life Is.. Work And Love?

(Repost from 2006) So this film producer and I were chatting on the train back from Copenhagen and we got on the subject of working for Yahoo! and I was telling him about how I got a very unique perspective about the major news events the last 7 years. Almost 100% of the people out there […]

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inspiration

Living A Life Without Regrets

If your life were to end on this Earth in a couple of months, would you have any regrets? Would you regret not having gone on the trip you’ve always wanted to? There is no reason to wait, plan for the trip, buy the tickets and you can go. If this is your priority, set […]

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travel

Mid-life Crisis Coming Early

So the common theory goes that there are basic humans needs like food and shelter and once you fulfill these needs then there is love, follow by spiritual needs and I don’t remember what other higher callings there are. For my parents’ generation they struggled for 40-50 years for basic survival and the focus is […]

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engineer

Work To Live or Live To Work?

It’s an age old question and people have different perspectives on this. Of course there is your family and friends who see a completely different side of you for like 4 hours a day and weekend time and of course those are the people who will always be there for you and they are the […]

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inspiration

Nothing Too Deep: Just A Mission Statement For Myself

Marianne Szeto writes one one my favorite blogs about how to be positive despite suffering from diabetes. She owns diabetties.org where she spreads her positive energy to those who need a bit of support now and then. Yesterday her entry on What Is Your Mission Statement? got me thinking as well. My head will hurt […]

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