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The Art of Happiness

The Perfect Present For Any Day Of The Year

Maura Sweeney | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

Whether we're doing the forgiving -- or gifting forgiveness to others -- is ultimately hard to tell. But in either case, gifting forgiveness is quite the miracle. It prepares a path for peace, happiness and rest for our souls.

The Flip Side for Giving Thanks

Maura Sweeney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

Thanksgiving is fast approaching. While most consider offering thanks for traditional bounties, my contemplation turns to the flip side: giving thanks for things that, at least on their surface, hardly qualify for appreciation.

How Do You Define Success?

Maura Sweeney | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

A few years ago, the highly purposed idealist in me experienced a brief, but highly personal, crisis. Today, I am redefining success as personal growth and creative self-expression. I may not fit an established norm, but I've made myself happy.

The Case for Being Ourselves

Maura Sweeney | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

Mike appeared to conclude his mentoring session. Getting up from his desk, he led me toward the door of his glass-enclosed office. Before I exited, he looked me in the eye and smiled. "Maura, don't try to replicate me. Always remember to be yourself."

Survival Of The Selfless?

Peter Clothier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Clothier

Recent studies of human behavior are revealing that survival skills also required such qualities as compassion, mutual understanding and collaboration, even selflessness.

Learning The Art Of Happiness

Howard C. Cutler, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Howard C. Cutler, M.D.

New scientific evidence dispels our cultural biases and myths, such as perceiving happiness as a somewhat "soft" or frivolous subject, or considering happiness to be self-centered or self-indulgent.