Be Happy - 3 Ways to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Posted: Apr 27, 2015

We have been conditioned by society to compare ourselves to others. In school, we judge how good our marks are by looking at the class average. Awards are given to those who do the best, so the fact that you got 99.8% may pale if someone else got 99.9%.

Research has found that comparing yourself to people who appear to be more fortunat ...

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Making Friends With Failure

Posted: Apr 20, 2015

It doesn’t matter how successful a person becomes, there is always room for a little failure. Setting a goal, working hard to achieve it and then falling short, may be one of the hardest life-lessons for me to come to terms with. I participated in my first ever speech competition and placed third in the third round, which is actually a pre ...

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Understanding how MS Word Deals with Formats

Posted: Apr 2, 2015

Today when I was having coffee with a friend she asked me whether MS Word was just a weird program or whether she was missing something. I love Word as a program, but if you don’t understand how she thinks, she can be extremely frustrating to work with. You may notice that I assume Word must be female. I apologize if this offends anyone, b ...

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International Day of Happiness

Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Having an international day of happiness doesn't mean we shouldn't aim to be happy everyday. It is however,  a great opportunity to remind ourselves of all the things in our lives that make us happy. Take a moment to appreciate them. 


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Is Regret your Friend or your Foe?

Posted: Mar 15, 2015

Here I sit in a noisy pub in Vancouver listening to the loud cheers and cries of anguish of impassioned rugby fans. These are true fans as this game started at 6.30 am. Why am I here? Although I do love rugby I would not have chosen to get out of my warm bed and venture into the pouring rain if it was only me I was thinking about. However, as I ...

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There Isn't a Rainbow Without Some Rain

Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Do you feel that somehow you aren’t as happy as you should be? We are bombarded by the idea that our ultimate goal in life is to experience never-ending bliss.

Do you remember the last time you went away for a holiday? Did you have fun? Hopefully we can all answer yes to that question. Did anything negative happen during your vac ...

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