The 10 Habits that Cheat You of Happiness

Image courtesy Marc and Angel

When we have the propensity to judge others it is a reflection of our true self worth. Doing so cause us to sabotage our own happiness. For when we have to diminish others in order to feel better about yourself we are in danger of losing the critical elements that make us purposefully human: caring. Try these tips from Marc and Angel.

  1. Waiting for the perfect moment. Don’t buy into the myth of the perfect moment.  Moments aren’t perfect; they’re what you make them.  So many people wait around for the stars to align to do what they’re here to do.  The perfect moment, the perfect opportunity, the perfect state of being, etc.  Wake up!  These states of perfection are myths.  They do not exist.
  2. Working for nothing more than a paycheck. Work without interest is imprisonment.  Even if you aren’t super-passionate about your work, you’ve got to at least be interested in it.  When you design a lifestyle in which your work is something you suffer through daily strictly to pay your bills, you end up spending your entire life wishing you had someone else’s.
  3. Harboring feelings of hate. Truth be told, when we harbor feelings of hate, it eventually gets the best of us.  It takes control of us.  We forget why we hate, what we hate, and whom we hate – we simply hate for the sake of hating.  And then, naturally, we begin to hate ourselves too. […]

via 10 Little Habits that Steal Your Happiness.

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Jim Woods is president of The Jim Woods Group. A management consulting firm. Go here to see his work www.jimwoodsgroup.com. He advises and speaks to organizations large and small on how to increase top line growth in times of uncertainty and complexity. Some of his speaking and consulting clients include: U.S. Army, MITRE Corporation, Pitney Bowes, Whirlpool, and 3M. See more at his website www.jimwoodsgroup.com.

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