Stop Chasing Happiness.

There was once a businessman who was sitting by the beach in a small Brazilian village. As he sat, he saw a Brazilian fisherman rowing a small boat towards the shore having caught quite few big fish. The businessman was impressed and asked the fisherman, “How long does it take you to catch so many fish?” The fisherman replied, “Oh, ...

Practicing Gratitude For Health: It Feels Good.

Can cultivating a positive emotion such as gratitude contribute to better health? It may be different from the usual prescription of diet, exercise, supplements or medicine, but there is scientific evidence that supports creating a positive state of mental health improves physical functioning and reduces pain. “Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has—as opposed to a consumer-oriented …

Photo Karma Kindness

There’s still a few weeks left of summer and with August now upon us, it’s the height of summer vacation season. While you’re off traveling or out doing cool stuff this month, surprise someone having a good time and offer to take their picture. I love taking pictures and I believe in Photo Karma. Don’t wait to be asked. Pay it forward by being that …