Owning a website about personal improvement and fitness gives you a detached perspective on what people think about, what they like, and where they devote attention to. Marketing and personal interest aside, this observation has a way of captivating me through and through. January, predictably, is a time frame where most of our articles on…
The internet is going to offer millions of gift ideas for the holidays, many taken out of a hat, so we though why not hear ours. This site’s focus has been highlighted on providing you with the right ideas in order to make the perfect lifestyle choices. Following in this vein, we have something to add about gift ideas as well.
Back when I started this site I’ve read what was probably a library worth of articles on mindful living and experiencing the benefits of living in the moment. It took about three years though to finally start taking this thing seriously and give it the extended treatment and attention it deserves.
The emotional quality of our lives is dictated mostly by our perception and how we decide to interpret things that are going on both outside, as well as within ourselves. But in order for our interpretation to match reality and what is really taking place, it is necessary to get in touch with ourselves- to feel every underlying mood, emotional depth, even bodily sensations.
A decade having passed since American psychologists Leaf Van Boven and Thomas Gilovich published their research on experiences versus possessions, there is now another study that is once again putting this subject under a lens. Their study allowed people to understand that shopping for experiences buys a lot more happiness on the long run than purchasing material goods.