Monday, 14 June 2010

Link: Be lucky - it's an easy skill to learn

A decade ago, I set out to investigate luck. I wanted to examine the impact on people's lives of chance opportunities, lucky breaks and being in the right place at the right time. After many experiments, I believe that I now understand why some people are luckier than others and that it is possible to become luckier.

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Saturday, 12 June 2010

Link: MC Yogi - Give Love

MC Yogi - Give Love (Giving4Living Mix) from MC Yogi on Vimeo.

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Link: Good News: Happiness grows as we age, poll finds

It is inevitable. The muscles weaken. Hearing and vision fade. We get wrinkled and stooped. We can't run or even walk as fast as we used to. We have aches and pains. We get old.

It sounds miserable, but apparently it is not. A Gallup Poll has found that by almost any measure, people get happier as they get older, and researchers are not sure why.

"It could be that there are environmental changes," said Arthur Stone, a professor of psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and the lead author of a study based on the survey, "or it could be psychological changes about the way we view the world, or it could even be biological -- for example brain chemistry or endocrine changes."

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Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Link: 21 Reasons You Should Quit Your Day Job And Travel The World

The problem is that most of us, and I fell into this trap too, put it off. Either for 1-2 weeks at a time on a yearly vacation or “until some day when X happens.” Whatever eXcuse (get it?) you have for continuing on living a life you’re not thrilled with, it’s unfounded. There is always a way.

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Saturday, 5 June 2010

Link: The Shift

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Please vote in round 2

Round 2 of the Next Top Spiritual Author competition is now open for voting!

I need your help again to vote for me in round 2 of the Next Top Spiritual Author competition. With 271 authors remaining in the competition, this should be the last time that I will be asking you to vote. From round 3 there will only be 25 authors and success will be determined by the judging panel.

Vote for me at

For round 2 authors should submit a book proposal and a sample chapter. You can read my entry at the above link. To vote just login with your email address and password you set up last time.

Also, please pass this message onto your friends and family and ask them to support me as well. Round 2 is open to all for voting, including those who didn't vote in round 1. By you spreading the word and encouraging others to vote as well, I stand a much greater chance of progressing to round 3!

You can also spread the word with the Facebook page which already has 123 fans and is a great way for me to keep you updated.

Thank you very much for your support :-)

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