Tag Archives: Happiness

Find What Feels Good


Every fan of Adriene Mishler and subscriber of her youtube channel must know this phrase very well. “Find What Feels Good” is a sentence that always appeared on the last scene of her yoga video. Here, I won’t discuss about her yoga tutorial, nor anything that is related to “Yoga with Adriene” videos. But those words, I recently realized, has a very deep meaning and powerful message.

For the last weeks, I was reading a book from Marie Kondo, a Japanese woman who is expert in tidying and known as a cleaning consultant. Seriously, she writes a book entitled “The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up”, and she even has a TV show about the japanese art of decluttering and organizing. She teaches people how to tidying up everything with her very own method named “KonMari”. Continue reading Find What Feels Good

Create Your Own Happiness


“Why do you always look so happy? Why do you always look like there’s no troubles in life?” A friend ever ask me that question.

“Really? Do I really look that happy?” I ask her back…and laugh.

It’s impossible to live a life without any trouble. Since we open our eyes in the morning till we go to bed at night, we face so many troubles, challenges, bad feelings, negativities….whatever it is that can easily break us down, and turn our smile into the frown mode, turning our joys into sorrows, turning love into hatred. The good news is, we can control our own feelings & emotions using our brain. We can control our reaction toward anything we see every single day. Continue reading Create Your Own Happiness

Everyone Deserves Happiness


Beberapa hari terakhir, saya sedang gemar menonton video-video dari TEDTalks. Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) merupakan sebuah lembaga nonprofit asal California, yang ditujukan untuk Ideas Worth Spreading melalui konferensi. Kumpulan video rekaman konferensi TED selama beberapa tahun silam yang disajikan secara online disebut TEDTalks, seperti nama akun online-nya di youtube maupun twitter. Banyak video-video inspiratif dan bermanfaat yang bisa kita tonton, dalam beragam kategori tema. Pada awalnya, tema yang diusung TED memang hanya tentang Teknologi, Hiburan maupun Desain, seperti nama organisasi tersebut. Namun sampai saat ini, sudah banyak tema-tema lain yang diusung dan diunggah di akun youtube TEDTalks. Dari sekian banyak video yang telah saya tonton, ada salah satu video yang menurut saya sangat berkesan. Video ini bertajuk “My Philosophy of a Happy Life”, yang dibawakan oleh Sam Berns.

Sam adalah seorang pemuda dari Massachussett, yang saat video ini dibuat baru menginjak usia 17 tahun. Sam adalah penderita Progeria atau penyakit penuaan dini.

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