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Success and Happiness Are a Result of Your Focus

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

Your attention expands and amplifies everything. Focusing on an event, a moment, a person's traits, or an emotion will reveal more detail and that detail will attract more detail... on and on... consuming your consciousness.

7 Ways to Learn From the Things You're Bad At

Allyson Scammell | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact
Allyson Scammell

Maybe you're actually good at your weakness, but you just need to better understand it (as was my case). Or maybe you need to let it go altogether because there are better uses of your time.

Say It So You Lift Your Spirits

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Even non-Scandinavians and optimists can feel their moods dampen during the dark of night. Luckily there are some easy ways to lift your spirits. Here...

Complex Times Call for Connective Leaders

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

The higher the technology in our world, the higher the human touch needed. The most sought-after leaders today are, by nature, connective. They become...

Turn The Page to the Adventure Story You're Meant to Live

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Afraid you will fail? Supplant your fear with a greater motivation.

6 Ways to Enjoy Your Life More

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Some of our biggest inside battles involve changing habits to create a more meaningful, congenial life with others. Try six research-based tips for turning the page to the next chapter of the adventure story we are truly meant to live.

Attract Smarter Support Sooner

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Create situations in which everyone gets to use best talents, working on projects that reflect a strong sweet spot of shared interest. In so doing you may play a different character role in the story that unfolds and make the storyline more adventuresome and satisfying.

Los Angeles Power Couples: The Next Generation (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett and Nicole Larson | Posted 07.20.2011 | Los Angeles

Just like in High School, there are always those members of the Junior and Senior class that the incoming Freshman envy. We featured the upper classm...

Unhappiness and Women - Isn't It Subjective?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Marcus Buckingham and Dr. Phil give out excellent advice, they do. But their advice is male-oriented. Good, excellent, top of the line, but still coming from a man's perspective.

Words Of Wisdom From Strong Women

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcus Buckingham

In the course of our research for Find Your Strongest Life, we interviewed many women who had created a fulfilling, satisfying life. Here are four of the most distinctive pieces of advice that were shared.

What Does A Strong Life Look Like?

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcus Buckingham

We interviewed women who had bucked the "happiness decline" and who were living lives in which they looked forward to the day ahead, they frequently got so caught up in what they were doing that they lost track of time.

Men Aren't All That Happy Either

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

To me, the root cause of dissatisfaction and unhappiness often lies in the areas of focus we choose for ourselves.

Pyrrhic Victoria: Why Men Are Becoming More Like Women

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcus Buckingham

Men are becoming more like women and so men are starting to face the same multitude of choices that women tackle.

Women Are Unhappy? And You're Surprised?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

My experience in working with thousands of individuals over the past 30 years leads me to believe there is very little correlation between material world success and happiness or fulfillment.

Happiness and Working Mothers

Cathy L. Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathy L. Greenberg, Ph.D.

The research we did for our book focused on how women have been able to make choices that moved them from unhappy to happy. We surveyed and interviewed over 1000 working mothers, and many were happy.

The Ambiguity in Women's Lives

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Is it possible for women today to be independent, ambitious, successful career women and at the same time still be taken care of and "protected" by a partner?

What The Happiest And Most Successful Women Do Differently

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcus Buckingham

To those of you reading this and thinking "I can be happier. I want to be happier in my life," here's the prescription.

Study Shows How Happy Girls Can Become Happy Women

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

In 2007, I traveled around the country with Marcus Buckingham. After reading many of the comments from unhappy women, I can't help but wonder if they would be happier had they attended a girls' school.

How the Media Peddle the Myth of the Miserable Woman

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Caryl Rivers

Is it true that men are happy and women are unhappy? Not really. The differences between the sexes in this study are so small that generally they are less than one half of one percent.

Women's Happiness: What We Know For Certain

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcus Buckingham

If you find it hard to relate to the gradual decline in women's happiness, if you always feel focused and successful, well done to you. Just know that, in aggregate, the next generation of women doesn't feel as you do.

Women, Men, and Happiness: We're All in Transition

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

The huge societal shift brought about by women's move into the workforce has only begun to play out, and its consequences are truly complex. So when telling this story, we should be careful not to isolate our focus to just women.

What's Happening To Women's Happiness?

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcus Buckingham

Over the last 40 years or so, life is not trending toward more fulfillment for women; life is, in most ways we can measure, becoming more draining instead.

Three Steps to Kick Social Anxiety and Become Comfortable Approaching Anyone

Keith Ferrazzi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Keith Ferrazzi

In a world of relentless competition, you can't afford to let social anxiety hold you back. It's a wasted opportunity. So what to do?