Archives for Happiness
There is a famous quote: “Sow a thought, and you reap an act; Sow an act, and you reap a habit; Sow a habit, and you reap a character; Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.” But, how can we use this advice to help us with our day-to-day work tasks? I'll tell you. Take one small act and turn it into a habit that allows us to use our character strengths. This new habit can change the way we feel at work, and we have the number to prove it.
Happy new year!! 2015 was a great year and I'm convinced that 2016 will be even better. Let's start the new year off right with some happiness exercises. I reviewed all of my articles from 2015 and found the 5 most popular posts.
Why should we care so much about gratitude? Here are three reasons:
In a previous post I shared the top 10 most unpopular strategies for boosting happiness. In this post I'll review the most popular and widely used happiness interventions. These have repeatedly shown to be successful in both research and practice. If you work with clients, students or employees you'll benefit from these favored strategies!
These are the top 10 interventions that are not discussed nearly enough - but they should be! I'll also follow-up with a post about the top 10 most popular strategies for boosting happiness.
Are you coasting through life or flourishing? Unfortunately, most people are not flourishing. That’s a disappointing fact. The majority of people are languishing—going through the motions of life, not feeling very strong mentally, and not feeling they have many strong connections with others. In other words, most people are not functioning at their best.
In a previous post I discussed heartfulness as it relates to interpersonal relationships-- bringing kindness and compassion to others. But, now let's explore the equally important task of using heartfulness intrapersonally- giving kindness and compassion back to yourself.