Personal Diaries: The secret to happiness

In a week from now, I’ll be on my way home. I’m going back to Greece. This flight back home signifies the end of a 5 years circle in my life and the beginning of a new one. What is this end? The end of a personal journey towards reinventing myself, living abroad and setting the foundation of the life I dreamt. What is this new beginning? Happiness and a totally different perspective to life that I would never gain without starting my personal adventure. When I first left my country, I left with a personal mission to do what I love in life and live with excitement and passion…and damn! It was a hell of a ride! I traveled and lived in so many different places, I met people from all walks of life and I had the most profound experiences. I found myself in numerous situations that I…

The Change Cycle

Sometimes life is too hard! We just wish things were different and we don’t know from where to start. We wake up feeling unmotivated and tired. We go through circles of feeling lost and afraid. We worry about how we’re going to pay our bills and make more money. We see our relationships with our loved ones going nowhere or we find ourselves spending countless nights of loneliness wondering why. It’s a really sad experience wanting the best out of life, only to see our hopes and dreams vanish. It happens to EVERYONE and you are not alone! Discontent and unhappiness is a reality we experience one way or the other, only for pushing us to a new direction; the one that we have to take action! The one we need to actively make a change! This change can be an outcome of a dramatic experience in life or just…

Being Positive It’s a Mind Game

Our mind generates thousands of small fleeting thoughts. In fact, we can have up to 65,000 thoughts per day. According to scientists, 65% – 80% of our thoughts are negative and about 98% of our daily thoughts are identical to the thoughts we had the day before. Quite boring, isn’t it? We tend to trap our mind in a vicious circle of negative thoughts following the same pattern over and over. It really sounds exhausting! Observing your Thoughts There is never a moment we stop thinking. We make thoughts even when we don’t realize it. These small fleeting thoughts coming in and out of our conscious mind have a significant impact on the way we feel and act. This is why sometimes we experience shifts in our mood without being able to explain the logical thinking behind it. One moment we are happy, the next gloomy. What happen in between?…