What would you like to do?
How can you make life better?
Many people have asked the same question during their lifetimes!
Here are some things you can do to help yourself:
Here are some things you can do to help yourself:
- Appreciate what you have - learn to be grateful for all the good things in your life, even if other people have more or better things than you do. Are you alive? Are you reasonably healthy? Do you have a place to live and some food? There are plenty of people who don't have even these simple things, and if you try, you can name many more good things that you have!
- Pass it on - being kind and generous to other people makes you feel better and gives you a better life. You don't have to give away a lot of money or time, either - just a friendly smile, a truthful compliment, a door held open for someone with their arms full, or a sandwich for someone who's hungry can make a big difference.
- Make the decision - decide right now to do all you can to make your life better. Try to be a better person. Follow your chosen religion more whole-heartedly. Plan ways to make things improve. Ask for help from a spiritual advisor, your friends and family, and any experts you can find.
- Do what you can - Act in ways that will make things better for you. Do the right thing (and you always know what's right and what's wrong if you listen to your body). Be more polite. Control your anger. Learn to meditate and be calm. Listen to your body more. Be mindful and live in the moment, observing and appreciating what's going on around you. Be a better person and your life will be better.
- Improve yourself - never stop learning new things. The more you work on improving, the better your life will be. Take classes to learn new things. Learn a new hobby or pasttime. Learn new skills. Try new things and new experiences. Make it a point to learn one new thing every day, even if it's just a new word for your vocabulary.
- Follow a religion - studies have shown that people who are active in their chosen religion (and that's your personal choice!) are happier, calmer, and more able to deal with the stresses of modern life. Pick whichever religion appeals to you, and follow it whole-heartedly.
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No, neither the February Revolution nor the October Revolution made life better for the ordinary Russian citizen. In fact the majority of historians feel it was a catastrophe …in the long run. Negative effects were numerous: As to the February Revolution: The new government did not stop the war.It did not cure shortages of food and manufactured goods.It did not institute land reform. In short, life under the new government was no different than life under the Tsars, because the new government was dedicated to preserving the status quo of society as it existed under the Tsar. As to the October Revolution: The limited amount of free speech allowed under the Tsar was all but totally eliminated by Lenin. All other political parties were banned and factions within the Bolshevik/Communist party were forbidden.The country erupted into civil war immediately after the October Revolution. Both the Red Army and the White Forces committed atrocities and generally squeezed everything they could get in order to supply their troops out of the citizens.After the civil war, the entire Russsian economy sank, with industrial and agricultural output dropping below levels that existed under the Tsars.Lenin's government became one of the most repressive government in the world in order to stay in power.Later Stalin's government became worse. With his purges, exiles, execution, deliberate and just casual starvation policies and re-locations to gulags and concentration camps he is generally deemed to have accounted for 20 million deaths.Citizen who owned property lost it, but citizens who did not own property were not given any. Lenin promised "Peace, bread and land" to the Russians. He delivered none of them.
it gave us somthing to drain the lives of todays children and somthing to just entertain
For - Science does make life better if used correctly, it helps improve our quality of life, it has answered many confusing questions such as how the world began or where h…umans come from (although the majority of religious people have their own beliefs on things like this) and it has provided generations with useful information over the years. Due to science it is now possible to prevent yourself or cure yourself from unwanted illness', whereas some religions believe that if it is gods will to heal you he will and that you should pray, and if it is not in his will he will not heal you which leads to many people dieing and many families losing loved ones. Similarly, religions like jehovah's witness, forbids anyone in the religion to have Blood Transfusion since 1945 because they believe blood removed from the body should be disposed of, and due to this rule many, many lives of adults and children's lives have been lost. Additionally, if it was not for science we would never have found ways to save our planet, everyone knows that the world is suffering from global warming and C02, but thanks to Science we have discovered a way that humans can protect our earth (if follow through with ways to save energy etc.) while religions would argue that it is god's will to end the world, and if everyone was to believe this then I'm sure the world would end a lot sooner than can be helped. Also, the majority of religious stories are most likely to be untrue like the tale of 'Noah's Arc', which if told to young children confuses them or makes them believe something which is not true. Against - On the other hand, some believe that Religion can make someone a better person, it will encourage them to set themselves goals, it helps people to be dedicated and stick up for what they believe in, and convinces to not commit crimes or be a rebelious person. Science is not always a good things either, Science is known to give wrong information out which gives an opposite effect of helping anyone or protecting them, because of Science dangerous machinery like Nuclear Weapons have been designed and invented which is very risky when put into the wrong hands. And people can argue that it is because of Science that Global Warming ever even began, and we would have been better off without it. Religion also gives hope to people with a low quality of life, and helps them to believe that there is better in the world. Science is also frowned upon by religious people when it comes to topics like Plastic Surgery, they believe that people who have this are obviously not grateful for the body that God gave them and do not deserve it. They should be thankful for what they are given because it could be worse. (Although can be argued that people who desperately need plastic surgery for an illness they may have from when young deserve to HAVE plastic surgery) Plus, science has made projects such as cloning, religions believe that God made you unique for a reason and that cloning is seen as trying to 'Play God'.
You need to take time (and it can be difficult and painful) and look at the life you have. What isn't good about it and what do you think would make your life better. From the…re you work out what you need to do to achieve those things that would make your life better and achieve them. Ie. I don't make enough $$$ How do I make more $$$ My job is crap so I need a new job that pays more I'll go back and study a little or at night school so that I can get a qualification to get a guaranteed better paying job. Good luck. Try to surround yourself with people you look up to for what they have achieved and look at how they approach their problems or goals. Hopefully you can copy their strategies or it will just rub off on you. Remember the saying "Happiness is the journey, not the destination". It means you need to be happy with what you are doing instead of doing things hoping to be happy. An example: By saying, "I would be happier with a new TV," you go out and work and spend and get a new TV, but all the overtime makes you not see your family and you feel distant. Then you get the new TV and you don't want anyone to touch it. On the other hand, you can look at the TV you already have, be happy you have it and call your kids to the living room to pile up on the couch and watch a movie with you. Most people have every thing they need to make them happy on hand. It is just a matter of realizing it and acting on it.
Silk did make life eaiser. Silk made life silk making many accomplished inventions such as paper. Silk also makes clothing. Also, an ancient route in China was named aft…er silk. It was named The Silk Road. That is how silk made life easier.
In my opion it goes both ways. Technology does make life more convenient because if you ever need to look something up really quick you don't have to go all the way to the lib…ary and look for it, you can just get on the computer and look it up on google, yahoo, etc. But then again life was better when technology was simpler because their weren't cell phones with so many features and with those features it brings addicition and if someone finds our phone with so much of our personal life in it they can steal our idenity, or find out where you live, etc.
A diesel engine is more efficient than a gasoline engine. (Less gallons burnt per mile traveled.) There are less parts: no spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition coils. All… commercial freight (everything you buy) at one point or another, is moved by diesel powered vehicles - tractor trailers, cargo vessels, freight trains.
Save time for looking for information and shopping.
You can start by getting rid of all the negative things out of your life and maybe do things opposite, like if you always wear your hair up, wear it down. Or, if you are shy…, talk to more people.
The light bulb is safer and easier to use than gas lamps, and electricity is easier to distribute for the purpose of street/home lighting than gas. A cheaper, safer, and easie…r means of bringing light to the darkness was born with its invention.
Absolutely! It's not intuitive to some people, but Walmart makes life better for all of us. How do I know this? Because if Walmart made life worse for all of us, it would ne…ver exist; the market would never have allowed it. People will claim I'm a cold-blooded capitalist for not taking into account the low wages Walmart pays their employees. Think about it, the people that work there must not think its too bad because I don't see them leaving to work at the unionized chain King Soopers; besides, Walmart hires a large number of the elderly and the disabled; people who would have no luck finding jobs anywhere else. What of the Jobs Walmart destroys? Is it not terrible that Walmart comes into a community and competes with all the mom and pop stores? No not really. That's the rule of the free market, if the mom and pop stores can provide a service Walmart cannot, such as more personalized service and/or an "expert opinion", then the market will reward that; however, if the small store cannot bring anything extra to the table, then there is no use for that store anymore. Not to mention, Walmart adds a place where people concentrate, which allows proximal service businesses such as restaurants to benefit greatly. Isn't Walmart going to become an evil Monopoly? Not at all, it is true that Walmart now is the largest company company, but in the early 80's Sears and K-Mart were the big players, now both have a decreasing revenue less than that of Target. Why? People preferred to shop at Walmart over those other stores, and if another one comes into the field that provides a better price for more, then it will take over Walmart. Say you still don't believe me, and all I am is a cold-blooded capitalist, then answer me this: is it a good thing that Americans are spending a much smaller fraction of their wealth on necessary goods like food and clothing and a larger fraction on 'luxery' items like Xbox's, computers, TV's, DVD's etc. than 50 years ago? Unless you feel spending 80% of our income on living expenses is a good thing, thank Walmart and all the other large retailers for driving down the cost of living to make all of our lives better. Whenever Walmart comes to town we all get pay raises relative to our cost of living.
it made life better because people now can communicate better
They made life better because, products were able to be made faster and more money was being made faster. This mass production furnished jobs and made the cost of textile …products less expensive.
Well, he invented Microsoft which is what most computers run on nowadays so basically he made the computer kind of easier to use. Bill Gates made substandard (bug-ridden) sof…tware acceptable and even "normal". Before the ("evil") Microsoft empire came to power, software was essentially bug-free before it was released. Bill Gates established a social norm where software is no longer released. Now, it escapes.
because we all learn new things when we use technology. like the smartboardstm in all of my classrooms.
The sewing machine was very important during the last hundred years (during a time that was known as the Belle Epoque). During this time, women were given more freedoms and ab…ilities to do things as well. Women's lives were improved by the sewing machine because of a big advantage of time that was given to them. It allowed for women to produce clothes more than twice as fast as they were previously able to. Because of the sewing machine, more things became possible to make that was impossible before due to the lack of time and ability. Garments became cheaper because of the drastic decrease of time that it took to make them. We still experience a lot of these positive changes today as well.