Why I Quit My Job to Travel

I quit my job to travel

On the 18th of October 2013 I walked out the doors of my 10 + year job. It was also 2 days before my 30th birthday.One week later I left the country for 6 months.I didn't just wake up and think “Right I have to get out of here” like some people out there. I did a little bit of planning. Why I Quit My JobWhy would I quit a good paying job with security?I needed some freedom. Even if it was only for 6 months, I needed to experience what it was like to not have to wake up to an alarm and be … [Read more...]

8 Benefits of Hugging and How You Can Change the World

Free Hugs

“A hug is a universal medicine, it is how we handshake from the heart”.  -AnonymousHow good is hugging?! Seriously, we all need to hug more. The good thing is, hugging is free, you can do it anytime, and it is the perfect way to not only put a smile on your own face, but also put a smile on the face of another person!Hugging is Number 12 on the 43 Habits of Absolutely Happy People (AKA the Happiness Manifesto). There are so many benefits to hugging and I will get to these shortly. However, I … [Read more...]

5 Ways Travelling Can Make You A Better Person

Travel Can Make You a Better Person

This is a guest post from Josie Simpson People travel for thousands of reasons…to see the world, to get away from reality or simply to treat themselves to a little break. With all that in mind, there are 5 ways that travel can make you a better person. Let's explore!  You’ll break out of your shellIs there a better opportunity to push yourself out of your comfort zone? Travelling – especially travelling alone – forces you to throw caution to the wind and get yourself out there … [Read more...]

3 Simple Phrases That Will Change Your Life

Speech Bubble Man

This is an article from AJ Walton of Cracking the Happiness Code Over the last 2.5 years, I have seen more doctors, physiotherapists, massage therapists, specialists of every type, and done more tests than I could care to remember. None of it had helped me get my voice back.I was out of ideas and insanely frustrated. So frustrated that one day, I locked myself in the bathroom and vowed not to come out until I had found a solution.When it came, it was not at all in the form I expected.We … [Read more...]

5 Simple Steps To Boost Your Self-Image

Self-Image

This is a guest post from Karleia Steiner Many people today suffer from poor self-image. It will be a lot harder for you to achieve your dreams if you do not have a positive self-image. Fortunately, there are 5 steps that will help you boost your self-image and achieve your dreams. Below are some tips that will help you develop a more positive self-image. Stop Comparing Yourself To OthersMost of us have compared ourselves to another person at some point. It is so easy to say that we … [Read more...]

How to Overcome Procrastination

Overcome Procrastination

This is an article from Daniel of Grow Up Proper Hello fellow procrastinator!How do I know you procrastinate? It is not because you are reading this article, you're here to learn.I know because procrastinating is in your nature. It is a common human behaviour which manifests in all of us.In fact, it is so common that most find themselves procrastinating more often than they are taking action. I'm going to share with you some tips on how to overcome procrastination, but first, let's explore … [Read more...]

When Being Too Passionate is a BAD Thing!

Too Passionate

This is a different kind of article in that I want to share a story about a play that I recently saw that had amazing insights into the world of passion. Delving deep into the story-line I couldn't help but watch the roller-coaster ride of a man living out his passion come crashing down before my eyes.The story revolves around two characters, Harry, an obsessed bloke who wants to make the big time dancing (when really he’s not that great), and Anna, a girl looking for excitement in her life and … [Read more...]