When I was pregnant, I made a list of my top five pregnancy apps – and you guys seemed to like it pretty well. So I’m back today with a list of my current faves. I hope this one helps, too!
When I was pregnant, I was mainly focused on tracking Henry’s growth and development in-utero. Now that he’s here, making noise and causing a ruckus, I’m all about time management and community.
There are a…
One of my favorite “happiness hacks” has been to attempt to remove the word “actually” from my vocabulary. This has been remarkably hard to do, and I still have to struggle not to let it past my lips or fingers. At Buffer, we have found that there is a small band of words that…
HOW CAN WE BE HAPPY ?
Once a group of 50 people was attending a seminar.
Suddenly the speaker stopped and decided to do a group activity. He started giving each one a balloon. Each one was asked to write his/her name on it using a marker pen. Then all the balloons were collected and put in another room.
Now these delegates were let in that room and asked to find the balloon which had their name written, within 5 minutes. Everyone was frantically searching for their name, colliding with each other, pushing around others and there was utter chaos.
At the end of 5 minutes no one could find their own balloon.
Now each one was asked to randomly collect a balloon and give it to the person whose name was written on it.
Within minutes everyone had their own balloon.
The speaker began— exactly this is happening in our lives. Everyone is frantically looking for happiness all around, not knowing where it is.
Our happiness lies in the happiness of other people. Give them their happiness; you will get your own happiness.
And this is the purpose of human life.
I really love this. It is my life.
Please don’t repost, thank you! :3
High quality prints available soon, after I add a little jellyfish cat / cat jelly / jellykitty?? into the picture (yes, more opportunities for word games lol). If you’re interested, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified when they’re available!
Cat mermaids I’m dying!
Basically just like trying to cash in ALL OF MY KARMA with the universe to give me this ONE THING that I REALLY DESPERATELY WANT.
Accepting karma loans, if you have any to spare. I’ll pay you back. With interest!