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What Are Your Happiness Strengths And Weaknesses?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greater Good Science Center

If long-term happiness is new territory for you, then you need some kind of plan that maps out a strategy for reaching your happiness goals.

D-Day Thoughts on Strength Versus Weakness

William Astore | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
William Astore

On this 72nd anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion at Normandy in France during World War II, it's high time we thought about what is truly weakness versus strength in U.S. foreign policy.

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

How to Find Strength in Embracing Your Weaknesses

Melody Van De Graaff | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Melody Van De Graaff

My guess is that when most people ask about weaknesses, they're asking about the second one. They're asking to know what our roadblocks are and what we struggle with on the way to success.

The 5 Things I Learned From (Almost) Dropping Out of Yale

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

When I arrived at Yale, it felt as if my classmates had sparkles in their eyes; they all seemed full of hope and beautiful ideals. Back then I believed I needed a grand, life-altering passion, something in the line of "I want to change the world!"

Could Focusing On Strengths Ruin Your Career?

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Encouraging people to focus on their strengths -- those things they're good at and actually enjoy doing -- at work has become a multi-million dollar industry, but could this approach be ruining people's careers? Perhaps.

The Problem With Kindness

Andrea Marlene | Posted 01.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Marlene

And that's the problem with kindness. The definition has been reduced to "being nice no matter what," which has led most of us to believe that choosing kindness in any circumstance is equivalent to choosing weakness. Yet often, the choice to be kind is the most difficult choice you can make.

Embrace Your Weakness

Reetu Gupta | Posted 10.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Reetu Gupta

We all have those days... The days we question: Why? The days we sit and wonder: Why me? How will I make it work? Why am I this way? Or the days you f...

4 Simple Steps to Use Your Weaknesses to Find Success

Mehdi Toozhy | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Mehdi Toozhy

Although we might not all be like Richard Branson and see the opportunity as it comes, there are ways we can learn to be more like him by overcompensating our weaknesses. We can turn weaknesses into strengths with a little extra work.

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.

Why Successful CEOs Protect Strengths and Wipe Out Weaknesses With Support

Alex Charfen | Posted 05.11.2016 | Small Business
Alex Charfen

Throughout our lives, we're conditioned to focus on our weaknesses. In grade school, we focus on the classes we struggle with in order to lift our grades. When we start our professional lives, reviews often include "focus areas" or areas which we need to improve.

What Does it Really Mean When People Lift Up Their Hands at Church?

Brooke Metz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Religion
Brooke Metz

The band's playing. Everyone's singing. Some people even have their hands lifted up in the air. If you've ever been to church, you probably know what I'm talking about. When I was younger, I thought the people waving their hands all over the place were kind of weird.

4 New Ways to Answer the Weakness Question

Melissa Llarena | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

The truth is that there is no one response, however there are thoughtful ways to discuss both strengths and weaknesses that are different from the typical generic answers many employers view as a cop-out.

Are You Being Ordinary or Extraordinary?

Linda Ford | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

It's OK that I'm not where I want to be with my business. It's OK that I hide like a coward from taking that bigger step. It's OK that I still occasionally believe the crappy thoughts I think about myself and others. I am where I am, I'm on my way. I'm noticing. I'm realizing my self.

Divergent and the Gospel (Part II): Vanquishing Weakness, Cultivating Strength

Jacob Myers | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion
Jacob Myers

This disparity between the book, the movie, and the trailer got me thinking: does the gospel call us to belong to those who are just like us?

Lindsey Graham Praised Obama's Syrian Chemical Weapons' Outcome... Until He Achieved It!

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

What Graham himself called a "terrific outcome" six months ago is now weakness on the part of the president that invited Putin to invade the Ukraine.

Power Loses Its Erection & Horses Fly Free

Frank Browning | Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

2014-01-24-ScreenShot20140124at9.28.17AM.pngWhy shouldn't Imperial Lions play like kittens as they make mischief with the world?

Athletics: Preparation for the Business World

Jennifer Langione | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Jennifer Langione

The fundamental lessons I learned on the basketball court have shaped the way I handle pressure, success and failure in the business world. Competitive sports equipped me with the tools I need to thrive in Corporate America and beyond.

The New 3D Strategy: The Secret to Your Future Success

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

We all have the same 24 hours in a day -- no more, no less. So why is it that we sometimes feel that we should accomplish 28 hours' worth of tasks in a single day?

6 Reasons To Make Kindness A Top Priority

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Why is kindness linked with weakness? Is it possible to be kind as well as smart, successful and powerful? Are they mutually exclusive? Of course, the answer to the last question is "no" -- these qualities are not mutually exclusive at all.

The Most Taboo Word in Our Vocabulary

Kimberly Berg | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Berg

The word "need" is being disgraced from our vocabularies -- which to me is erasing the humane component out of humanity. If properly embraced, it's what makes us human.

Does Getting Older Always Mean Getting Weaker?

The Globe And Mail | Posted 12.24.2011 | Fifty

It's the chicken-and-egg question of aging: Do we become less active as we get older because our bodies start to break down, or do our bodies start to...

Ask A Psychic: What Are Your Core Issues?

Dougall Fraser | Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Dougall Fraser

Most human beings are comfortable sharing their strengths with the world. I invite you to also boast about your core issues. Make peace with them. Don't let them rule you but share them with loved ones.

It's Hard Not to Grovel on a Job Search

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

Dear Liz, I've been interviewing for seven months without an offer (six interviews, about one a month) and I'm getting somewhat desperate. This trans...

Weakness? It May Not Be Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Srinivasan Pillay

If you have weakness, fatigue and pain with no identifiable physical or psychological cause, your unconscious brain may be wreaking havoc on your insight due to the anxiety that you cannot feel as anxiety.