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How to take charge of your Life by Fred Tracy

  One of the main reasons I created this site was to keep myself in check. To have some ideal “me” to constantly aspire to. And it has certainly done that. I’ve noticed a shift in my thinking. It’s like I now have something to aspire to and achieve that wasn’t there before. From that […]

Pursuing Happiness, One “P” At A Time by Ken Wert

  The 8 “Ps” of Happiness   Pursuing happiness is a full-time job. Following, are those essential characteristics to a happy life. Try incorporating them one at a time. Or work at them simultaneously. But whatever you do, don’t ignore them. Your happiness counts on it!   1. Progress An idle, listless life is an unhappy […]

EU ‘Peace Corps’ set to be deployed by Europe

  The European Union intends to send humanitarian workers to disaster zones, announced the European Commission on Wednesday. The plan is to create a European volunteer organization similar to the U.S. Peace Corps program so famous in the 1960s.   As a major worldwide aid donor The European Union continually helps in reconstruction projects in […]

War and Peace Around the World by Bernardo Moya

  War and Peace Around the World Today, the 8th of May, is the anniversary of two really important events that reverberate around the world to this day. The first is the birth of Jean Henri Dunant in Geneva in 1828. A key event in his life was to change not only his ideas, but […]

The Dalai Lama’s Rocky Road To Freedom by The Best You

Tenzin Gyatso, Tibet’s 14th Dalai Lama was recognised in 1937 at the age of two as the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama, the spiritual and political leader of Tibet. He looked set for a life of mysterious obscurity on the Tibetan plateau as head of a mediaeval government until the People’s Republic of China […]

The Good News June 2013

  The news we read in the newspapers and see on the television is so negative that it can often feel like the media are conspiring to get you down in the dumps. That’s why The Best You is bringing you snippets of good news.   We’re giving peace a chance Whenever we turn on […]