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Grateful for the TV Remote

I woke up this morning feeling grateful for the TV remote.  Our only TV – and by extension, our only remote – is in our family room downstairs. That’s a whole flight of 12 stairs.  And since I am currently beginning … Continue reading

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Managing to Outcomes

Strengths 60 – from Strengths Partnership  Here’s a quick video tip from my friends at Strengths Partnership.

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Happier You – Better Organization

Check out our blog post at ASTD Human Capital blog. http://www.astd.org/Publications/Blogs/Human-Capital-Blog/2013/10/Applied-Positive-Psychology-a-Happier-You-a-Better-Organization

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Is Your Stuff Making You Sick?

If acquiring the most toys is what makes you happy, your happiness could be making you sick.  A recent study out of UCLA surveyed 80 volunteers to find out what brought satisfaction to their lives.  They then evaluated the volunteers’ … Continue reading

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Flex Your Strengths in 60 Seconds

  Today we launch Strengths:60. These minute or less videos give you tips, tricks and insights into strengths focused leadership, coaching and development. If it’s a better understanding of strengths language or how to better use strengths, we hope you’ll … Continue reading

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Are Goals a Death Wish?

“Are you aware that rushing toward a goal is a sublimated death wish? It’s no coincidence that we call them ‘deadlines’.”  Tom Robbins We’ve all been programmed to set goals for ourselves. Getting into the best college, getting a law … Continue reading

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Shifting Our Focus

I was recently in a seminar where the speaker, Tal Ben Shahar, showed a complex graphic and asked the audience to count the number of geometric shapes we saw there.  Everyone had plenty of time to look it over in detail…and when … Continue reading

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Happiness is…

OM….Just got back from an incredible week at Kripalu, a peaceful yoga retreat center in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, where I spent a week studying the subject, “What is Happiness?”  The residential week is part of a 10-month positive psychology certificate … Continue reading

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