Leo Velazquez

221 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Following | 1 Follower | @djtv24 | Keep up with Leo Velazquez on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Leo Velazquez”

The Simple Secret to Having a Clear Mind and Being Totally Present

Do you ever get so overwhelmed that it feels like your head will explode?<p>It’s like you’ve got way too much going on in your head. You’re mentally …

Productivity

5 Lovely Ways to Spice up Your Boring Life

How does it feel when you are not able to find meaningful patterns in life?<p>Are you getting fed up with your normal routine?<p>Are you feeling jealous …

10 Life-Changing Lessons I Wish I Learned Sooner

<b>“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” ~Albert Einstein</b><p>I recently turned thirty-eight.<p>Birthdays and new years always make me …

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

Living with less - the key to happiness

Living with less – the key to happiness<p>Look around your home – you're probably surrounded by things you've worked hard to own – that 50” flat screen …

Minimalism

7 Things Happy, Healthy People Do Every Morning

<i>When you get up in the morning, think of what a priceless privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to learn, to love – and then make the</i> …

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (17)

ISPs

How To Achieve A Zen Attitude To Cope With Every Day Problems

People usually have trouble responding and coping with every day problems. For a long time, I, myself, had trouble with my daily “problems”….<p>Why?</b> …

3 Steps To Declaring Your Financial Independence

Remember those times when you had to depend on your parents to provide you money for school?<p>What about that time when you had no money to buy food …

Motivation

Marriage and Money: Don’t let Finances Ruin your Relationship

In my own marriage, money issues started really early on in our relationship. Being very young and without any sort of savings, my new husband …

5 Keys to Self-Discipline – Resist Temptations Like a Monk (and Achieve Your Long-Term Goals)

If you want to make any kind of changes in your life, it’s self-discipline that will either help you reach your goal (when you have a lot of …

Self-improvement

11 Thought-Provoking Quotes from Spiritual Teachers | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you perceiving reality as it is or as you think it is?<p>I would like to share with you the following quotes from some of the best spiritual …

The 3 Top Strategies for Bringing Your Dreams of Living Abroad to Life

Come on, admit it…<p>You’re fantasizing about moving abroad and living a life of your dreams, but in reality, you think it’s unachievable, right?<p>Even …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

Seven Habits Of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

Mindfulness

Your Morning Matters: 4 Reasons Waking Up Early Can Determine Your Success In Life

We all have one thing in common: every night we all go to bed and every day we all wake up. Each day we have the opportunity to start again, seize …

Time Management

The Power of Honesty: Is It Really the Best Policy?

<i>It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit – No</i><i>ël Coward</i><p>Honesty is a concept that dates back to the …

Pro Surfer Stephanie Gilmore Knows the Secret to Happiness

Photo: Morgan Maassen<p>When it came time to find someone for the cover of our March 2015 happiness issue, Stephanie Gilmore immediately came to mind. The star, who's earned six world surfing titles, lives by some simple wisdom: "I'm going to just enjoy exactly where I am." Fortunately for Gilmore, …

The 3 Key Fundamental Principles For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life

If you’re like most people, we tend to make commitments and not follow through with them. There is nothing inherently wrong with you for failing to …

Self-improvement

10 Suggestions On Achieving Your Inner Peace

Inner peace may seem like a mythical peak. Almost unachievable, far away, maybe even unreal for many. In fact, for almost every single one of us. …

Meditation

5 Steps to Sharpen Your Thinking

Do you believe what everyone else does and go along with the flow but with a nagging doubt at the back of your mind that you’re not sure that it’s …

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

8 Things You Should Know About Enlightened People

Do you spend way too much time under trees hoping for a sudden enlightenment, but nothing comes. Is enlightenment your ultimate goal in life?<p>In this …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

5 Easy Ways to Love Who You See in the Mirror

A poor self-image is becoming increasingly common in the modern world. One of my mentors once said “You can never ‘out-succeed’ your self image”. …

Motivation

5 Ways to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude

Do you often find yourself complaining about the smallest things? From our extensive to do lists, the stress of our jobs or a dreadful commute, …