15 Things to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy
1. Give up your need to always be right.
Would I rather be right, or would I rather be kind? — Wayne Dyer
2. Give up your need for control.
By letting it go, it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. When you try & try, the world is beyond winning. — Lao Tzu
3. Give up on blaming others.
A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. — John Burroughs
4. Give up your self-defeating self-talk.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. — Eckhart Tolle
5. Give up your limiting beliefs.
A belief is not an idea held by the mind; it is an idea that holds the mind. — Elly Roselle
6. Give up complaining.
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. — Ziggy
7. Give up the luxury of criticism.
Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. — Christian D. Larsen
8. Give up your need to impress others.
Don’t try to impress others. Let them have the fun of impressing you. — James R. Fisher, Jr.
9. Give up your resistance to change.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls. — Joseph Campbell
10. Give up labels.
The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about. — Wayne Dyer
11. Give up on your fears.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. — Franklin Delano Roosevelt
12. Give up your excuses.
99% of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. — George Washington Carver
13. Give up the past.
Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. — Christian D. Larsen
14. Give up attachment.
The wise individual doesn’t get too attached to any of life’s pleasures, knowing that wonderful science is hard at work proving it’s bad for him. — Bill Vaughan
15. Give up living your life to other people’s expectations.
The world is a mirror and reflects back your expectations. What you get is what you see. You create your own reality. — Denis Waitley
1. Happy (From Despicable Me 2)
2. Happy (From Despicable Me 2) [Instrumental]
Nominated for an Academy Award in 2014, “Happy” hit number one on Billboard’s Hot 100 list, and has topped the charts in more than seventy-five countries worldwide. Now Pharrell Williams brings his beloved song to the youngest of readers in photographs of children across cultures celebrating what it means to be happy. All the exuberance of the song pulses from these vibrant photographs of excited, happy kids. This is a picture book full of memorable, precious childhood moments that will move readers in the same way they were moved by the song.
“Happy” has had the world dancing ever since it first hit the airwaves, and now the irresistibly cheerful tune will come to life on the page with Pharrell Williams’s very first picture book! A keepsake and true classic in the making.
With over 100 million copies of his productions sold, his music sounds like something no one else has thought of just yet. He's also created a new way of looking at established stars like SnoopDogg, Madonna, and even the Rolling Stones. Over four albums, Williams and Hugo along with Shae Haley created an unpredictable hybrid as part of the alt-rock/hip-hop group N.E.R.D. His prolific body of work also ranges from designing a sculpture with Tokyo-born artist Takashi Murakami to accessories and jewelry for luxury goods brands Louis Vuittonand Moncler. Now, with his latest venture i am OTHER a multi-media creative collective that serves as an umbrella for all his endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club & ICECREAM apparel, textile company Bionic Yarn and dedicated YouTube channel Williams' vision continues to push pop culture forward.
G I R L is Pharrell's highly anticipated new album, and features the hit single, "Happy", an international phenomenon and radio smash. "Happy" was first featured on Despicable Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). It is nominated for an OSCAR this year for Best Original Song, and Pharrell will perform "Happy" on the OSCARs on March 2nd, on ABC.
"Happy" has sold more than 2.3 million tracks worldwide, and has topped the chart in more than 175 countries. Currently in the US, the song generates over 120 million weekly audience impressions across 6 radio formats - Top 40, Rhythm, Hot AC, Urban, Urban AC, and AAA. "Happy" has also just been certified Platinum.
In addItion to the excitement of Pharrell's new album, he just took home four Grammy Awards, including including Producer of the Year, Album of the Year for Daft Punk s Random Access Memories, and Record of the Year as well as Best Pop Duo/Performance for Daft Punk's "Get Lucky".
See also . . .
9 Simple Steps to Happiness – http://infographicaday.com/9-simple-steps-to-happiness-infographic
10 Signs That You Are Truly Happy — http://infographicaday.com/happiness-infographic-10-signs-that-you-are-truly-happy
10 Things You Must Give Up to Move Forward – http://infographicaday.com/10-things-you-must-give-up-to-move-forward
18 Things Mentally Strong People Do – http://infographicaday.com/18-things-mentally-strong-people-do
20 Ways to Get What You Want – http://infographicaday.com/20-ways-to-get-what-you-want
22 Things Happy People Do Differently – http://infographicaday.com/22-things-happy-people-do-differently
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Curator: John Kremer