We suffer because of our desire to go beyond what we are today. In that context suffering is the step towards entrepreneurial growth which can initiate a positive force from a negative situation.
A sheriff's deputy from Kentucky is currently facing federal lawsuit because he handcuffed at least two elementary school students who were acting up....
In biocognitive theory, individuals are seen as an inseparable living field of mind, body and cultural history in constant search for contextual meaning. These biocultural fields define the known as inclusive and the unknown as exclusive.
Most estimates suggest it costs five to seven times more to acquire a new customer than it does to retain an old one. Yet a majority of marketing budgets are allocated towards user acquisition over loyalty.
We all operate in life in accordance with internal belief systems or "internal working models." These models are a collection of expectations and ass...
From the moment I started reading Broadcasting Happiness, I was filled with questions about the concepts and ideas Michelle was sharing. I was delighted to have the chance to ask her a few questions about new book, below. Thank you so much, Michelle, for your time!
If I'm completely honest, nor do I even want to get Shakespeare. At the intermission, I had to go. My daughter and I ditched my friends when they were at the ports-potties "Alas! This blessed plot. Methinks I dare not stay for mine death draws ever closer!"
Ironically, the day that Arianna Huffington wrote about my great writing I didn't have enough money to do the laundry, eat, or even think about having health insurance.
In other words, when you think about your goals, don't just consider the outcome you want. Focus on the repetitions that lead to that place. Focus on the piles of work that come before the success. Focus on the hundreds of ceramic pots that come before the masterpiece.
Recently, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner decided to divorce - because apparently their marriage was "too much work." We frequently hear this from couples in our office, who are ready to give up on love and wonder if they can resurrect a marriage that has been sinking.
In addition to our concern for animals, and this animal in particular, there's also something that might not have anything to do with animals, which is our sense of fair play.
Once psychologists used their knowledge of human behavior to understand, help and heal. Now psychologists were using their expertise to destroy the fundamental psychological integrity of people held captive outside the criminal justice system.
Here are eight of the daily behaviors and unconscious habits that are keeping you from the life you really want.
When do children experience their first sense of triumph? Just imagine a tall, lanky four-year-old looking around curiously at the school fair. A lot was going on with prizes and surprises.
Society tells us that this is a good thing. We hear about athletes that are never satisfied until they have reached the top. We hear about entrepreneurs who worked like crazy to build a business that changed the world. The basic idea is that to be driven, you also have to be dissatisfied. Dissatisfied with second place. Dissatisfied with average.
Let's start with a little context. I have two boys. Both are in sports at a young age level (ten and six). My oldest competed in Tae Kwon Do tournaments in the past (won some trophies) and now is focused on basketball, soccer, and baseball. His choices, not ours, which is how it should be.
Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology as well as an activist and philanthropist on behalf of LGBT rights, mental health, education and the arts.
On Monday, I published an article on a controversial topic -- You Will Never Find Work/Life Balance. So many of us have grown up trying to perfectly split our time at the office and outside it with friends and family. It's an impossibility. So, I suggested that we should forget about it and focus on "sustainable happiness" instead.
We must ensure that every single student that we are lucky enough to help learn and grow knows that they have value. They must know that they are worthy of praise. They must know that they deserve to be celebrated and not simply tolerated.
If you're willing to try a new approach by actively practicing and cultivating your own happiness each day, you can create wonderful results that are sustainable, as well as create an empowering foundation for your very best life.