5 Regrets You Don’t Want to Have on Your Deathbed

Regrets on Your Deathbed

As the age old saying goes: “YOLO!”Oh wait, that’s the new age saying. The age old saying is what that acronym actually stands for… “You Only Live Once”.Time seems to be racing at such a fast pace these days. Have you noticed?Over the past 18 months as I’ve been writing here on The Start of Happiness I’ve been doing some deep and big thinking. It’s been about getting absolute clarity of what I want to do in life and ensuring I give myself to it to make it a reality.When I look back on my life I … [Read more...]

Trajectory: A Model For Your Path in Life

Trajectory: Which Path Will You Choose?

Today, I’m going to share with you a concept that I absolutely love. It’s something that I remind myself of on a regular basis to help me move forward, stay focused and stay disciplined in the direction of my goals.It’s a concept that I like to call trajectory.Your trajectory is simply the path in life that you choose. When you continue to progress your life in a certain direction you will reach a certain end-goal. The thing is, a slight change in your trajectory can lead to huge differences in … [Read more...]

3 Things I Wish I Did Before I Quit My Job

I Quit

As you know, last year I quit my job, left the corporate world and decided it was time for me to work on something of my own. I felt it was the right time for me. I had enough experience to understand how business worked and I was also unmarried at the time with no children. I’m well aware that priorities in life change when you’re married and have children so I wanted to give it a go while this window of opportunity was still open. Now, I’m married :) ... and I’m sure that children will be on … [Read more...]

The 3-Step Process for Cutting Down on Social Media

Cutting Down on Social Media

Social media is an integral part of every day life. It has become one of the most common and effective ways of communicating with others. With the huge rise and use of social media, businesses are now starting to pour investment into social media marketing. Yet, is social media really that glitzy and glamorous or can it take away from the experience of what life is really about?I previously wrote an article 'Why Technology Sucks! Lose Your Phone and Find Happiness". I was fired up after watching … [Read more...]

5 Healthy Ways to Being Happy

healthy lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle and happiness go hand-in-hand, yet why is it that so many of us lack the discipline to follow through and really make that difference?Today, I'm excited to share a guest article from an expert on fitness, nutrition and self-improvement who provides some great, well-researched strategies for helping you live a more healthy lifestyle. Aqilah Norazman shares with us her experience in overcoming health issues, how it related to her own happiness and some quality tips for raising … [Read more...]

5 Mood Enhancing Ingredients to Lift You Up (All Natural!)

Nootropics

 I had never heard of the term Nootropics until until Eric emailed me. Eric is a co-founder of Pure Nootropics... and what are Nootropics you ask? I had the exact same question :)Let's just say this is an interesting post to help you understand more about some great ingredients you can put into your body that will make you feel amazing.I'll pass over to Eric to take you through this one.Brendan  Enter EricSeeking happiness requires much self-reflection and improving your mindset, but … [Read more...]

Why Feeling Lost In Life Is A Blessing, Not A Curse

Lost in Life

 I've felt lost in life. At times, I still do. I think that feeling will always be there as you will never have 100% certainty on where you will end up. Things change. Economies change, technologies change, relationships change and simply put, life changes.The great thing is, however, is that feeling lost in life can be a blessing and it doesn't have to be a curse. In fact, feeling lost and having a void or pain can lead you to place a huge value on filling that void or gap. I talk about this a … [Read more...]