Posts by Thibaut Meurisse

Thibaut Meurisse is the founder of http://whatispersonaldevelopment.org. Passionate about personal development, he dedicates his life to finding the best possible ways to durably transform both his life and the lives of others. Download his free e-book “The 5 Commandments of Personal Development” on his website to discover the 5 principles you shall master in order to live a full life.

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If You Want to Be Happy, Stop Pretending

“If you want to be happy, don’t do something you don’t like. Don’t say something you don’t mean. Pretending and lying to yourself will only breed unhappiness.” ~Michael Lee

Do you like your job? Do you love your partner? Are you happy? You may answer yes to these questions, but is that what you believe deep down?

Most of us go through life pretending rather than living. We find it easier to tell ourselves that we feel good about something or someone than to admit we don’t. After all, contentment doesn’t require action. By convincing ourselves we’re happy when we’re …

Why We Should All Stop Trying to Be Good Enough

“Only something as insane as human beings would ever asked themselves if ‘I’m good.’ You don’t find oak trees having existential crisis. ‘I feel so rotten about myself. I don’t produce as much acorns as the one next to me.’” ~Adyashanti

The feeling of not being good enough is widespread among the population regardless of age or social status. Even people who, from society’s standards, are highly successful may very well feel they are not good enough and that something is missing.

For most of my life, I suffered from that feeling of not being good enough.

When I joined …