How Much Money is Needed for Happiness?

How much money would it take for you to be happy? The “Skandia International’s Wealth Sentiment Monitor” conducted a survey to answer this very question. Based on the results they collected from 13 countries, the perfect annual income for happiness is $95,000 (Market Watch). According to the United States Census Bureau, the average American household…

Happiness Isn’t Always Sunny

In northern Chile, there is a narrow strip of land with majestic views. It lies between the Andes Mountain and the Pacific Ocean. The weather is almost always perfectly sunny. Morning after morning brings a beautiful sunny day to illuminate the towering mountains. Evenings often display incredible sunsets. Even though storms can be seen out…

The Life of Robin Williams

Many stood in stunned silence when the news of Robin Williams’ suicide broke. Nearly everyone was charmed by his humor and wit in movies like “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Aladdin,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Jumanji,” and certainly many, many others. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor three times and received the Best Supporting Actor…

Giving Away Our Happiness

“A woman by the name of Eunice Pike worked with the Mazatec Indians in southwestern Mexico for over forty years.  During her time there she made some very interesting observations.  For instance, these people very rarely ever wished someone well.  They are also very hesitant to teach one another.  If asked, ‘Who taught you to…

16 Rules For Happy Living

Learn to laugh (with others and at yourself) – Proverbs 17:22. Spend time with the elderly (learn from their wisdom) – Proverbs 19:20. Enjoy the innocence and purity of Children (they are great examples) – Matthew 18:1-6. Work (with all your might) – Ecclesiastes 9:10. Live life like you will live forever (because you will)…