Tag Archives: happiness

It’s National Hug Day!

Celebrate National Hug Day “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” Virginia Satir We all need to be touched.  Babies who are not … 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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Get Happy in the Dirt

Gardening Increases Your Happiness We’ve long known that being outside in nature lifts your spirits. But a study from the University of Bristol, England, shows that actually getting your hands in the soil, gardening and breathing the dirt may be another … Continue reading

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Savor the Present Moment

 Increase Your Happiness with this Technique After battling pneumonia, I was recently on vacation in the islands.  I had one focus: to enjoy the present moment. That’s not quite as easy as it sounds. Our brains are wired to continually … Continue reading

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Add “New” to Fire Up! Your Life

Keep Your Life Fresh by Trying New Things Brendon Burchard in his new book The Charge has some great suggestions about staying Fired Up!  Something you may not have thought of is trying new things.  The brain is hardwired for novelty and … Continue reading

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Your Favorite Activities Are Clues About Your Dreams

What Do You Do For Fun? One of the best ways to learn about your dreams is to consider what you love doing. It’s amazing the kind of information you can discover about yourself when you take a few minutes … Continue reading

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Celebrating Small Successes for Stress Relief & Happiness

At the end of each day, record 10 small successes you’ve had that day. Anything you intended to do and did is a success. Catch yourself in the act of doing things right and see how much
happier and more fulfilled you are. Continue reading

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How Happy Are You? Greater Joy Starts With YOU!

You may think that when you get to a certain level of income, or find the right life partner, that you will be truly happy. But the research shows just the opposite is true. You need to be happy first, and then the success, relationships and accomplishment will come. Continue reading

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Improve Your Professional Success By Increasing Your Optimism & Happiness

The latest research on happiness is that the most successful business people, entrepreneurs, doctors and workers are happy first.  In fact, happiness, optimism and joy can dramatically improve your professional achievement, if that’s important to you. • Doctors put in … Continue reading

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