Category Archives: Happiness

How to Truly Give Thanks at Home this Week

Giving Thanks: Thursday is More than Just a Day for Food and Football In the United States, it’s Thanksgiving this week.  As we prepare delicious food, plan on parades and games, take the time to  give thanks  and acknowledge others … Continue reading

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Is Lack of Boundaries Stressing You Out?

You Must Set Limits on Your Time and Energy Mary’s mother demanded enormous amounts of her time, even though she was perfectly healthy.  Instead of declining all the requested visits, Mary spent way too much time with her mother, ignoring … Continue reading

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Your Worst Enemy Could Be You!

“Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they’re yours.” Richard Bach 75-85% of those most of our daily thoughts are negative. We judge ourselves severely, we think we should do it better, we compare ourselves to others and find fault … Continue reading

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Leaders and Sacrifice

“Leadership is about inspiration-of oneself and of others. Great leadership is about human experiences, not processes. Leadership…is a human activity that comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others.”- Lance Secretan In his new book Leaders Eat Last, … Continue reading

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Heroes Among Us…

There are Good People Everywhere You may have read about her or seen her on Ellen®. The story of the the young waitress in Concord, NH who paid the bill for two furloughed women from the National Guard. That meant she … Continue reading

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Your Life is a Choice

Choose Wisely   Not long ago, we celebrated my father-in- law’s 80th birthday in Boston.  A successful businessman who’s mostly retired, he’s a vital, vibrant man who has chosen to live life on his terms.  He plays tennis several times … Continue reading

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Having a Pet Could Save Your Life

Pets Heal on So Many Levels “Cathy, Eric and their son Michael Keesling had retired early after handling a flooded basement and setting up a gasoline pump to empty it. Their beloved mellow cat, Winnie, sat in the window enjoying … Continue reading

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Are You Stuck in a Rut instead of Fired Up?

Humans Need NEW to Keep Growing  In his  book The Charge, Brendon Bouchard has some great suggestions about staying Fired Up!   The brain is hardwired for novelty and challenge and needs to be engaged to keep thriving.  Here are a … Continue reading

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To all the single women- Happy Valentines

To all my single friends- I remember very well from the days when I was single, what it felt like on Valentine’s Day. Here’s what I want you to know. You are worthy and you are enough just by being … Continue reading

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Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Why Are You Comparing Yourself? “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Theodore Roosevelt This is so true.  Why do we as humans spend so much time comparing ourselves to others.  I remember as a child that phrase “Keeping up with … Continue reading

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