How to be yourself and why it matters

Written by Stephen Joseph in Psychology Today. Philosophers throughout history have held the idea of authenticity in high esteem, but few psychologists have taken it seriously until recently when positive psychologists turned to understanding human flourishing. First, there is our OUTER AUTHENTICITY — how well what we say and do matches what is really going on…

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What pulls on your soul?

I’d rather be happy than ‘right’!

Growing up, I felt my intellect was valued and that it was always better to be right, to have the correct ‘answer’, and to be seen as ‘smart’. In fact, the idea of being wrong was a foreign concept to me! The older I got, the more I realized that being right all the time…

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Cultivate Your Gratitude Attitude

Can practicing an attitude of gratitude actually contribute to a happier state of mind? The answer appears to be a resounding “yes”!   Science is providing the evidence that a practice of gratitude can shape our consciousness towards greater happiness.  Perhaps growing up you were told to, “Count your blessings”.  New studies show that this…

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3 Happiness Shortcuts

It doesn’t take a whole new routine to instill a dose of happiness into your day—but it does take a little self awareness and commitment. 1. Be Grateful for the Good and the Bad. Research shows, grateful people are happy people. It’s also important to understand that happiness is not the absence of negative feelings….

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Book Recommendation: ‘A Short Course In Happiness’

My coach, Lynda Wallace, is the author of a #1 Bestseller in Self-Help on Amazon. I highly recommend her insightful, enjoyable and helpful read, A SHORT COURSE IN HAPPINESS, PRACTICAL STEPS TO A HAPPIER LIFE. For more information about Lynda’s book click here. “My emphasis is on the practical truths of happiness. So I only…

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