I encourage you to look objectively at how you spend your time and how you feel. If you are easily distracted, stressed or exhausted, it could be a sign to bring more mindfulness and less busyness into your day.
One night many years ago I was lying in bed, waiting for sleep and reviewing my day. I hadn't had a bad day, but I could not decide whether it had been a good day.I realized then that my problem was that I did not have any standard for measuring the success of my day. I needed a Good Day checklist.
What differentiates the good from the great? Everyone has the potential to be great, but there are a few key things that differentiate those who want ...
Subjective well-being is the primary way Positive Psychology researchers have defined and measured people's happiness and well-being.
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." -- Charles M. Shultz Stress has been a part of my life since I was a child...
Many religious people have been through events of different kinds that have led them to a crisis of faith for whatever reason, and I suspect that I can speak for at least some of us about what goes wrong in the process
The truth is that though cancer can affect every single element of your life, in treatment and for long after, it's not who you are. The truth is that though you are fighting, it's never all your doing. The truth is that though you have cancer, though I had cancer:
Whether you're a creative soul or think you haven't got a single creative bone in your body: creativity has something for you. In today's marketplace, creativity is linked to innovation: a valuable and sought-after skill.
I have a confession. I used to be a chronic complainer. I used to complain about being tired, having too much on my plate, my kids, my husband and my...
There are generally two ways to get what you want out of life, the human way and the mystic way. The human way is how most of us live. It pretty much...
If we can recognize our difficulties for what they are and accept them as simply that, without creating further drama, then we have the power to let go and be healed.
Either way, I'm going to do my best to smell the roses along the way, too -- and call it success every time. Those fragrant breezes will come and go and never be safely thus. They are diffident, and iffy, and fleeting- just like success itself. But that's as good as it gets. Maybe knowing that, and really accepting it, is the safest success of all
It's just possible that I have found a source of insight comparable to that from Vilfredo Pareto, the 19th-century economist who inspired the 80/20 principle.
How you spend each moment is important because those moments are limited. You can never get time back, which makes time a precious resource in each of our lives. There are six ways for you to love your life and use each moment on the things that are important to you.
The next time you catch a case of the purpose blues, just remember that you'll find the greatest success and purpose when you let go of the need for perfect answers and instead start actively living into the space of a few good questions.
When we're so much on the go-go-go, the last thing on our minds can be our own self-care and how we can find joy in our day to day lives. But, trust me, it's much easier than you think. Here are 10 super simple self-care practices to help you live a joyful life.
It happened to me, before I realized it was "happening to me." Of course I still loved my family and friends. But, all of a sudden, they weren't really my top priority. I wasn't really my top priority. This is the biggest faux pas you can commit in your romantic relationship: making each other your entire life.
Ever noticed how dinners with friends have turned into dinners with friends -- and their phones? Or how, more often than not, the last thing you do before bed and the first thing you do when you wake up is swipe open a device?
"This is going to be hard" "This is going to 'suck'" "I'm going to have a terrible time" "I'm dreading going to work" Sound familiar? When we...
Behavioral scientists tell us relationships are the backbone of happiness, and I want to be as happy as I was during those long ago lazy days of summer. Here are some tips to help you nourish the relationships in your life, and increase your happiness as well.