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Six Sure Fire Ways to Be Happier

1) Count Your Blessings Daily: Adopting an “Attitude of Gratitude” creates the “Habit of Happiness”. Make a list of all the wonderful things you appreciate. Having trouble? Make a list of all the things you’d…

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A Good Life Contains These 3 Essentials

Purpose Life must have meaning and yet the Meaning of Life is a question Life asks of us, not one we ask of Life i.e.…

The Joy of Eustress

Eustress is good stress, the type and level of stress that invigorates and motivates, energizes and excites you. The term comes from the Greek prefix eu- meaning “good”. The fascinating…

How Healthy is Your Thought Life?

Thoughts are but the seeds of future emotions from which in turn flow actions and thus destiny, its eventual fruit. If you wish a happy,…

Our Deepest Fear

Our deepest fear is our greatness, our potential, and the challenge that utilizing them entails. The powers (potential comes from the Latin “potential” or power…

There is Safety in Danger

“Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?”  ― Ray Kroc, founder of McDonalds The statement “There is safety in danger” sounds wrong but…

The Power of Dissatisfaction

I’m all for contentment and satisfaction BUT it is possible to have too much of almost any too good thing! All things in moderation including…

It’s Not Really about Time, It’s About Priorities, Organization, and Energy

“I don’t have the time! I’d do it if I had enough time!” That is the internal lament, the theme song of those with full…

5 Powerful Ways to Protect Yourself From Negative Energy

1. Respond without Reacting: When you react, you are giving away your power, letting others or the situation control you. When you create a space…

Seven Things Happy People Do NOT Do

1. Participate in Drama: Release and walk away. Never give energy to drama; what others do is their karma, how you react is yours!  2.…

Work With Purpose

Life must have purpose to have meaning and since much of our life is spent at work, it is important that our work have meaning.…

Creating a Golden Rule Company Culture

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” The Golden Rule is elegantly beautiful in its stark simplicity yet while principles are…

In Search of Hormesis

Hormesis is when good things (improved health, stress tolerance, growth or longevity) result from low doses of something that is harmful or deadly in higher doses.…

Joining the Possibilitarian Tribe

The Possibilitarian Tribe is a self-selected group of those who choose to live in possibility, who choose to live a solution-oriented life, to walk on…

How is Your Eudaemonia?

Eudaemonia is a Greek word that literally translates as “the state of having a good indwelling spirit.” Contentment, being full of good will and self-acceptance is…

Deuparth gwaith yw ei ddechrau

“Deuparth gwaith yw ei ddechrau” is a Welsh Proverb that translates as “Starting the work is two thirds of it.” There is great truth in this statement…

Cultivating “Je ne sais quoi”

Literally interpreted, “Je ne sais quoi” is French for “I don’t know what” and refers to that intangible quality that makes something distinctive or attractive i.e.…

What is your C.Q.?

C.Q. stands for Curiosity Quotient. In other words, do you have a “hungry mind”? A mind that yearns to learn? An inquisitive spirit? Curiosity is a…

What is Your Qomolangma?

Qomolangma is the Tibet name for Mt. Everest, the highest peak on the planet Earth. Every life needs a Qomolangma to scale; a goal, a purpose,…

Greatness Comes at a Cost, Requires an Investment

There is greatness residing in you.  However, greatness rarely emerges without a significant investment of time, energy, and emotion.  Call it sacrifice, call it cost,…

There is no Cure for the Facts of Life

You are aging. If you don’t exercise, you will not be as healthy as if you do sweat on occasion. Someone will leave you. You…

It’s Not Discipline…

It’s not discipline; it’s simply being smart about what we really want and being intelligent about how to really love and take care of ourselves.…

Pause Practice: Dropping the Story Line

I’ve got an agenda. An agenda for my life, an agenda for each day. I’m a man on a mission: things to do, places to…

Mastering Metta

Metta is benevolence, friendliness, good will, kindness, rapport, an active, caring interest in others. Metta is love without expectation, a generalized love, affection for others and for the human community as a whole.  Metta…

The River of Life Never Stops Flowing

Happiness is all around us. On those days that happiness is challenging to find, happiness’s close relatives, contentment and serenity, are always available.  When we…

The Glad Game

Playing the “Glad Game” is the playful practice of ALWAYS looking for the best in each and every situation, seeing the silver lining in every…