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5/17/2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012      4 comments

“To like many people spontaneously and without effort is perhaps the greatest of all sources of personal happiness.” —BERTRAND RUSSELL ----------------------------
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3 unscientific ways to tell if you’re boring someone
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      2 comments

1. Lack of requests for clarification. A person who is sincerely interested will ask for elaboration or clarification. “What does that term mean?” or “When exactly did that happen?” are the kinds of questions that show someone is engaged by what... Read more
Why fun is fun
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

Fun is enjoyable because you don’t have to worry about results. You can strive for triumph or you can potter around, tinker, and explore without worrying about efficiency or outcomes.... Read more
QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF
Monday, May 14, 2012      4 comments

• What was the nicest compliment you’ve ever received? • What are your five favorite things about your neighborhood? • What types of activities energize you?... Read more
Friday Funny
Friday, May 11, 2012      6 comments

On his first day on the job, a rookie New York City cop went out on patrol with his more experienced partner. When they reached 42nd Street, they saw a group of people gathered on a street corner. “I’ll handle it,” said the rookie excitedly. He ... Read more
Thursday's Tickle
Thursday, May 10, 2012      2 comments

What did the koala bear drink during lunch? Koka-Koala, the beverage that’s sweeping the treetops.... Read more
Master Small Talk
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      5 comments

Making polite conversation can be tough. Here are some strategies: 1. Comment on a topic common to both of you at the moment. Talk about the food, the room, the occasion, the weather. “How do you know our host?” “What brings you to this eve... Read more
Mark Milestones
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      2 comments

Milestone moments are opportunities for evaluation and reflection. Use a milestone such as a major birthday, marriage, divorce, a reunion, a death, a birth, or the accomplishment (or not) of a career marker as a catalyst for change.... Read more
HAPPINESS: TRUE RULES
Monday, May 07, 2012      6 comments

What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while.... Read more
Day after my birthday
Sunday, May 06, 2012      7 comments

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” —Steve Martin I had a great time yesterday celebrating my birthday. First off, my girlfriend & I went to Steak n' Shake for breakfast - I had their apple pecan cranberry salad which was... Read more
It's Today!!
Saturday, May 05, 2012      5 comments

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME, emoticon ... Read more
4 tips for mindful TV watching
Friday, May 04, 2012      5 comments

Television can swallow up huge amounts of time, without much happiness bang for the buck. Here are strategies to keep TV watching a source of happiness: 1. Watch TV with someone else. We enjoy activities more when we’re with other people, a... Read more
Thursday's Tickle
Thursday, May 03, 2012      5 comments

Two men were drinking at the bar when one confessed to the other, “I’m really worried about my wife.” “Why?” asked his friend. “Well, when she read A Tale of Two Cities, we had twins. Then she read The Three Musketeers and we... Read more
Be your own compass
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      6 comments

You have a plan for your life. You've set goals, and you can see exactly where you want to go. But along the way, there will be diversions. Every once in a while, allow yourself to peek down a different path. You may discover something extraordi... Read more
Bring it on
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      7 comments

Being stumped isn't always a negative. Hitting a hurdle force you to take a mental step back and view the problem from new angles. Ultimately, you're more apt to hit on a creative solution. So: embrace tough challenges; you'll leap ... Read more

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