This hack comes out of the Daniel Kahneman research on happiness. He tells us that happiness as a concept has a complexity of meanings attached to it. And that because we tend to confuse two types of happiness we short change ourselves of bot... Read more
Stress is a big thing these days.
We know that stress can trigger depression and anxiety. A weakened immune system. A dramatic decline in productivity at work.
And so we might think that optimum happiness would result from eliminat... Read more
OK then: we KNOW that we can use our minds to make us happy.
Absolutely. But there's been so much written about the power of the mind for a very long time (and a lot of it focused on cheezy $$$$$ as if that's what makes us happy) that it'... Read more
There's certainly lots available to expand our understanding of this topic on the Internet: scholarly articles, YouTube stuff . . . but not clearly applicable to the point Susan Peirce Thompson is really attempting to make.
She is consider... Read more
Remember George Jones, "I Always Get Lucky With You"?
Happier people are people who feel lucky.
And the research of UK psychology professor Richard Wiseman actually demonst... Read more
SPT tells us that relationships with other people are key to happiness.
Even meeting one time a month with a social group counts as fostering relationships with other people. And having that social group meeting has a bigger impact on happi... Read more
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OK, caught up with this free webinar (missed Thursday) in the second broadcast yesterday: and received the follow up replay link.
There is absolut... Read more
I'd received the SPT email link with the Thursday replay PTG (post traumatic growth) webinar but . . . no picture. So will have to hope that I can click in this afternoon to the second round (that's Susan Peirce Thompson and her webinar, Top 7 ... Read more
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Loved this short article in my Globe and Mail this morning suggesting tha... Read more
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We all know about PTSD: post traumatic stress disorder. And it's a seri... Read more
Turned out that the brake job was going to be pretty comprehensive -- calliper pins, pads, disks -- and then right front axle, struts, and a timing belt in the near future.
(Hilarious to recite these details, of course, with very little ac... Read more
Remember that old "Walk like a man . . . " song? Four Seasons, 1963!!!!
And I'm tracking like a . . . woman. Because it still seems to me mostly women who track track track... Read more
I enjoyed the comments on yesterday's blog, can you fall in love with anybody . . . and the 36 questions. So many of you were (like me) rather horrified about the average cost of current weddings at $80K, which may very well be higher in the US... Read more
We (in post-Victorian Western societies at least) place such a premium on THE ONE and on romantic love . . .
And: dealing with divorce files I see a tremendous amount of fall-out from that focus on romance. Almost always, no pre marriage... Read more