What Changes Do You Want This Year?

This is the time of year that I like to choose 3 words that will be my theme for the year. Last year my three words were: health, focus and joy. This works much better for me than making resolutions. This year I have chosen simplify, playful, and I’m keeping joy. These three words will […]

Do You Use This Skill to Decrease Stress?

Stress is your reaction to people or things going on around you. It can be when something good happens like getting a job you want, going on a vacation or when something bad happens, such as illness, a traffic ticket or tension at home. Three common triggers for stress are: Too much to do and not enough time to do […]

What You Need to Do to Make Better Decisions

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to make appropriate decisions confidently? Yes, we all make decisions on a daily basis. Actually, most of the small ones don’t require much thought. It is the bigger decisions that require more time and thought that we worry about and can even cause us to get stuck. The definition for decision-making […]

5 Strategies to Improve Your Quality of Life

We all have times in our life when we face struggles and challenges. During those times, it is easy to feel anxious and/or depressed. Life might not feel meaningful, and it can be far from satisfying. During times of struggle, it is important to choose to do what you can to boost your sense of satisfaction and […]

You Can Stop Feeling Frustrated

Feelings of frustration are something we may all feel occasionally. How successful you will be depends on how you choose to manage those feelings. Since they hamper success, it is important to know what to do when this happens. The feeling of frustration is a signal that something is not going well. It can happen […]

Use This Checklist to Increase Your Happiness

It is possible to be happier. On-going research in the area of Positive Psychology is helping to identify thinking and behavior patterns of happy people. You may be surprised to see what daily choices happy people make. Use the following checklist to discover what you are currently doing and what you might want to add to increase […]

What You Can Do to Improve Your Social Competence

Social Competence is important at work and in your personal life. It brings happiness, satisfaction, and a sense of well-being by adding meaning to your life.Research has found it also  increases life expectancy,   Neuroscience reveals we are "wired to connect" with others. Daily interactions with others shape our brains and can have a positive biological impact. We […]