It’s Friday so you know what that means…another edition of Wisdom From Around the Web. I’ve picked out three articles that I hope add value to your life:
- The importance of service as the path to happiness
- Why children deserve to be treated with respect
- What to do when you’re feeling lost in life
Happiness is Not For You — Meant To Be Happy
I meant to share this article last week but it slipped through the cracks. Most of us want to be happy. But we often go about looking for it in the wrong way, focusing on our own needs and desires. As the author points out, the heart and soul of happiness is serving other people. By focusing on their happiness, our own will also grow.
Children Are People Too — Happiness Is Here Blog
This is a wonderful article and a great reminder for all of us since we all have contact with children in one form or another.
I’ve read that in the Middle Ages childhood was not viewed as a distinct phase of life. Our views have fortunately evolved over time. At the same time, as the author points out, children are still people even if they are in a different phase of life as adults. And as people, they are “no less deserving of respect and acknowledgement than adults.”
Feeling Lost? What To Do If You Haven’t Got Your Life All Figured Out Yet — Simple Mindfulness
I think we’ve all felt lost at some point in our lives. I know I have, more times than I care to admit.
Let’s face it, we live in a world that can be confusing, overwhelming and that presents us with far too many options. This post has some great suggestions for how to get through those challenging times in your life and refocus on what truly matters.
I hope you enjoy these articles. As always, have a wonderful weekend!