I had this thought that I would like to write my own recipe… a Recipe for Success.
I began by speaking with others and asking people to share their opinions then did a bit of Googling – searching the Internet to see what ideas others had come up with. I was thinking along the lines of:
Recipe for Success
Ingredients: 2 parts passion, 1 part motivation, 2 parts drive and determination, a dash of insanity… mix it all together… top with a sprinkling of…
You get the idea.
Then I stumbled on this great article by Kate Ravilious at the UK’s Guardian titled The recipe for success: get happy and you will get ahead in life.
I think this is a great article. To sum it up briefly, it explains that studies show that those who are happy are generally more successful in life. This applies to nations as well as people – apparently those countries full of happy people are more likely to be successful too.
So there’s our proof – all the more reason to keep doing things we like, things that make us smile, laugh and generally feel good. Now how does that song go? “Come on get haaappy…”