Choice is Power

Can we choose to be happier?   Many of us pay attention to big choices in our lives: “What will I do for work? Will I get married? Will I have children? Where will I make my home? What is my calling?” These are all very important and have a significant impact on where...

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MAY BOOK REVIEW

Take 3 deep breaths. Sometimes a very small book delivers a very big teaching. In his book Three Deep Breaths: Finding Power and Purpose in a Stressed-Out World Thomas Crum accomplishes just that. Meet Angus, the book’s relatable hero. He is a stressed out, harried...

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DEFINING HAPPINESS

When we ponder what happiness means to us or what we need to make us happy we may think of happiness as a destination, a fixed state we will reach if only.... And the "if only" can be what we believe we must avoid to find happiness, as well as what we must have to...

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HOW FULL IS YOUR GLASS?

We all know the adage about optimists seeing the glass half full versus pessimists seeing the glass half empty, but does your perspective of the world really make a difference in your everyday life? Not only is the answer YES, but pessimism is a sure fire way of...

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PRESENT NOW IS YOUR “PRESENT” LATER

You know that feeling when you have more things to do than you have time? Sure, you take a deep breath and charge forward. But sadly, many of us have become accustomed to plowing through our day and to-do lists in this way, with a heaviness and exhaustion to it. Or...

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APRIL BOOK REVIEW

The Myths of Happiness: What Should Make You Happy, but Doesn’t, What Shouldn’t Make You Happy, but Does By Sonja Lyubomirsky   As the title so aptly implies we search for happiness in all the wrong ways and places, believing it is a fixed state, just ahead, if we can...

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