Buy Experiences, Not Things. They last longer.
Posted on June 30, 2018
What brings more happiness; a new flat-screen TV or that trip you have always been dreaming about? No question, the TV is more immediate and you can use it every day. The vacation is in the [..]
The ABC Priority System
Posted on May 1, 2018
Here is an easy tool to plan your priorities each day. A few minutes of planning per day will save you hours of time. You will be surprised how some things just "fall off" the chart because [..]
Is Sitting the New Smoking?
Posted on January 29, 2018
Sitting around? Better get moving. Sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found. There is a direct [..]
Looking For Happiness? Try Compassion
Posted on July 12, 2017
Looking for more serenity and ways to be happier? Hoping for better connections with friends and family? Try a little compassion.
Ten Tips to Hire the Perfect Speaker for Your Next Event
Posted on June 29, 2017
You have the dates scheduled, the conference center reserved, and the agenda outlined; but now you need to book the speakers to make the event a success. Perhaps last year the speaker was hard [..]
Will You Wear Out? Or Rust Out?
Posted on July 18, 2016
After foot surgery last November, I was forced to sit for months while the bones in my left foot healed. A relatively minor procedure, I was amazed how long it took me to recover and get moving [..]
Showing Gratitude During the Holidays!
Posted on December 22, 2015
The new studies on gratitude find that there are even more benefits than expected. There are 26 new studies published that indicate that grateful people report higher levels of positive emotions, [..]
Is Your Workplace Toxic to People?
Posted on March 18, 2015
Feeling stressed at work? It could be your rude co-workers. Incivility is a growing problem at work, according to recent surveys. The Civility in America 2011 poll of 1,000 adults found 43% [..]
Can A Bad Attitude Kill You?
Posted on March 2, 2015
We all know that stress is not good for our health but can our attitude kill us? Dr. Hilary Tindle, a physician and researcher at Vanderbilt University, has conducted a massive study that points [..]
Looking For Happiness? Try Saying Thanks
Posted on December 15, 2014
Researchers who study positive psychology have long known that people who practice gratitude tend to be happier. They are focused on what they have, not on what they want or what others have. [..]