Words of wisdom heard over and over…follow your dreams. So…what if you don’t have big dreams? You may be thinking you’re different from everyone else, that there is something “wrong” with you. You may be thinking that you’re weak or a failure because you’re not aiming high enough in life. Riches, fame and power are […]
Clutter and Chaos
Have you ever looked at that pile of papers on the desk, clutter on your counter — or what little you can actually see of the counter — and just feel overwhelmed? A feeling that you want it neat but don’t know where to begin? You’re seeing clutter and chaos when what you really want […]
Is Coloring Only for Kids?
Let’s just say you’re feeling stressed. Okay, who isn’t feeling stressed? Lowering your overall feeling of happiness. Now, the question becomes what tools do you have in your tool chest to relieve some of that stress? How do you give your brain a break from endlessly rehashing all the tasks on your to do list […]
Talk to Your Teen
A quote I heard today, unknown author: “As a parent, you can only give your children two things…roots and wings. The roots to be a good person and the wings to fly.” At some point as a parent, we start to realize time with our children in the home with us is growing short. That […]
Connect the Dots
Have you ever been watching a mystery movie when you realize you’ve connected the dots of the story? You solved the mystery before the show actually revealed it. Didn’t it feel good? Now, have you ever stepped back from where you are today, and figured out the important events that brought you to now? Connected […]
Why Hate a Winner?
What’s up with hating winners? As in football and every sport, there will be winners, the best of the moment. That’s the nature of competition. Even existing with individual athletes who often times compete against themselves, trying to better their best time, their best score or best game. If one of the keys to happiness […]
World Happiness Report 2015
The World Happiness Report for 2015 is out and if you live in Switzerland you’re in the happiest country in the world. This is the third report on the happiest countries in the world. The first report was conducted in 2012 and the second in 2013. Comparing the results of this year’s report with 2013, […]
I’ve written in the past about how your mind is so important when it comes to increasing your happiness power. So many of the great thinkers over the centuries have pointed out that what we believe gets manifested in our lives. If you think you’re unhappy, you are unhappy. If you think you’re happy you […]
Saying “Yes” to Life!
I saw an article called How to Be a Millionaire in Flip-Flops about Sue Cooper who a few years ago started saying “Yes” to life. By doing that she turned her life around, started a successful business, and is now living her dream. The article got me to thinking about how many things we don’t […]
Achieve Something Splendid
What are you going to achieve today?