[tywlife] A Reflection Post 6AM Run!

As I sit here with my almond milk, coconut Greek yogurt, banana-infused, and strawberry smoothie mixed with a dose of chia seeds, I feel pleasantly gratified. Sitting calmly as I put my heart to rest... slowly coming to a calm and placid speed. This morning, I unexpectedly woke up at 4:30AM after an early night's …

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[TED Talk Notes] Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness

http://new.ted.com/talks/dan_gilbert_asks_why_are_we_happy A year after winning the lottery vs. becoming paraplegic, their level of happiness is the same Something that happened 3 months ago has no impact on your happiness Happiness can be synthesized Human beings have a psychological immune system -- help us change our views of the world so we can feel better about …

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The Mystical Version of Your World on a Friday Night

It's a race against time. Your colleague leaves and you no longer have a streaming line of power for your laptop. Rather than being capped by the "automatic lights" that go off at 7PM, this time you're in a different building and the lights will stay on - All. Night. Long!! The only thing now …

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Snippets from Life: Choose Happiness – Make the Right Decision

In the last 10 mins of "freedom" I have (i.e. before I devote the rest of my night to studying), I thought I'd start something new with my blog. tyw2010lifestyle. My original intention was to share snippets of my day or to discuss some idea or thought from the day. Essentially, something that related to …

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Appreciation & Acts of Kindness – Thank You, Dear Friends!

The people around me have been so awesome lately. It's as if God is showing me who my true friends are. I'm really learning to appreciate each person around me even more. Thanks, God. Nowadays, it seems as though people are not as appreciative of the people and opportunities around them. Sometimes we take things …

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A Motherly Chat: Quality of Life

Sunday morning motherly chats - a summary of this particular one. I'm not sure what your motherly chats are like, but here's a glimpse of mine! I suppose I'll write something longer another time. (From my mother, to you! haha!) To determine one's Quality of Life, there are 3 factors we measure: Standard of Living …

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