The Happiest Man in the World

One Man's Never Ending Journey to Happiness

November Meditation Challenge Complete!

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Every month, I pick a new challenge to build a habit or change a behaviour that I think will improve my overall level of happiness. I give regular updates on my Happiness Challenges on this blog, and follow my daily progress through the Lift app. I am sitting down to write this after my 32nd straight day of meditating. I suppose you could say I’ve built a new habit. One that I enjoy. A lot. The.. Read More

Happiness Challenge Update: 20 days of Meditating

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Every month, I pick a new challenge to build a habit or change a behavior that I think will improve my overall level of happiness. I give regular updates on my Happiness Challenges on this blog, and follow my daily progress through the Lift app. Success Well, I’m two thirds of the way through the month, and the good news is that I’ve kept up my habit of meditating daily. Week one was just.. Read More

Happiness Challenge Update: Meditating seven days in

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Every month, I pick a new challenge to build a habit or change a behavior that I think will improve my overall level of happiness. I give regular updates on my Happiness Challenges on this blog, and follow my daily progress through the Lift app. Halfway through the month of October, while I was doing my no sarcasm/no complaining challenge (which I’m still working on), I already knew what my.. Read More

Happiness Challenge for November: Meditate

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Every month, I pick a new challenge to build a habit or change a behavior that I think will improve my overall level of happiness. I give regular updates on my Happiness Challenges on this blog, and follow my daily progress through the Lift app. The Objective For the month of November, I’m challenging myself to start doing something that I’ve been meaning to do for a long time: meditate. Recently,.. Read More

30-Day No Complaining Challenge Complete!

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Exactly a month ago, I started my first happiness challenge: a 30-day no complaining challenge. Over the last month, I have done my best to break the habit of no complaining. Here are some of the lessons I learned over the course of the past month: 1. It’s okay to change your goal Even though the challenge started off as just no complaining, by the second week, I changed the.. Read More

30-Day No Complaining Challenge Update (Day 21)

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It’s been three weeks since I started the 30-Day No Complaining Happiness Challenge. While some sources say that it takes 21 days to build or break a habit, I have to admit, that I’m not quite sure I’m there yet. That said, there have been some pretty big learnings for me in the course of the past three weeks. Setting Reminders Throughout the first week of the challenge, one of.. Read More

30-Day No Complaining Challenge Update (Day 7)

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A full week has gone by since I began the 30-Day No Complaining Challenge, and I have to say, I probably could have picked an easier time to start a no complaining challenge. For starters, I got sick pretty much the day the challenge started with a cold that at first didn’t seem so bad, then got worse, then kind of went away, and is now back with a vengeance… Read More

Happiness Challenge: 30 Days of No Complaining

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A big part of happiness, is being content with our current situation. Unfortunately, most of us are not so great at doing that. In fact, some of us have turned complaining about our current situation into a pastime of sorts. Sometimes, I think I may be one of those people. In fact, i must admit, rather sheepishly, that I’ve often been thought of by those around me as a cynic, especially.. Read More