Don’t Worry Be Happy – The Benefits of Music

'Don’t Worry Be Happy’ is a popular song by Bobby McFerrin; its lyrics go like this: “Here is a little song I wrote.You might want to sing it note for note.Don’t worry, be happy.In every life we have some trouble.But when you worry you make it double.Don’t worry, be happy.‘Cause when you worry your face will … Continue reading Don’t Worry Be Happy – The Benefits of Music

Being in a State of Flow. The Key to Happiness?

A ‘best moment’ describes an optimal state of consciousness where we feel and perform at our best. If you have experienced such moments, you will be in a 'state of flow’ otherwise known as ‘being in the zone.’ Studies show that we are more creative, productive and happy when we are in a state of … Continue reading Being in a State of Flow. The Key to Happiness?

Activate Your Own Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth Legend For centuries the Quest for eternal youth, immortality, or 'just' a prolonged life has been a topic of various myths, legends, and quests. The Fountain of Youth is a spring that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters. Alexander the Great searched for the … Continue reading Activate Your Own Fountain of Youth

The Art of Being Pleasant – Sadhguru

Jagii Vasudev (born 3 September 1957) more commonly known as Sadhguru is an Indian yogi, mystic and author. His biographer, Arundathi Subramaniam, described him in her book "Sadhguru - More than a life" as someone who is multi-dimensional, someone who is flamboyant, exuberant, remarkably compassionate, warm, friendly, funny, but who can also be remote, enigmatic, … Continue reading The Art of Being Pleasant – Sadhguru

Life Is a Balancing Act

Life is a balancing act and your Quest should be to embrace the ups & downs, the good & the bad, the joy & the challenges. THIS IS YOUR QUEST! Whatever you do you need balance. If you lean too far one side or the other you will fall off. In chapter 14 of "This … Continue reading Life Is a Balancing Act

Small Things Count – The Key to Happiness?

This picture was taken in the Gardens of Suzhou in China walking on one of the smallest bridge ever built. A key message that transpires throughout my book is that small things count. It is very inspiring to hear stories of heroine such as Yu Gwan Sun or Joan of Arc (who features on the … Continue reading Small Things Count – The Key to Happiness?