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 […]

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 […]

Do You Need More Leisure Time?

Does your life feel out of balance or not as meaningful as you would like? With summer approaching in a few weeks, you may be looking at how you can do more fun things outdoors and/or with others. How would you benefit from more leisure time? Having time for leisure is a basic human need. Leisure can […]

Want to Increase Your Confidence? Here’s How

I am often asked how to increase confidence. My usual response is to ask how did you become confident in something you already do well?  I get a variety of responses to my question. Usually though the general idea is that they started to do something by initiating a first step. In most cases, they admitted to actively choosing […]

What a Strategic Optimist Needs to Know

Information from over ten years of research in the areas of Positive Psychology and Positive Organizational Psychology are being used in businesses and organizations to create Strategic Optimism. This same type of optimism is equally important in your personal life. Strategic Optimism means having a positive expectation for the future that contributes to flourishing and […]

Do You Want to Improve Your Ability to Predict What Will Make You Happy?

How good are you at predicting what will make you happy? This is an important question, especially if you are considering retirement or other important decisions you need to make. Decision making is a process. When you are faced with making a decision, one of the things you are likely to think about is how happy […]

Do You Want to Make Better Decisions? Start Now

Everyone makes decisions on a daily basis. Many of these are small and often done without much thought. Larger decisions require more time and thought before you arrive at an answer. Making decisions, especially the important ones, involves some risk because there is an element of uncertainty in almost all decisions. If you are absolutely sure of […]

Do You Want to Live a Meaningful Life?

Having meaning in life is a key ingredient for well-being and happiness. Retirement can be an adventure offering you the opportunity to explore who you are and what you want to do with this gift of time that will be personally rewarding. No matter what your age is, designing a meaningful life starts with you. […]

Do You Know How to Make Change Positive?

How do you respond when change doesn't seem like it will be positive for you? Daily news reports continue to tell us about changes in the economy, employment, and politics. Sometimes it's good news; other times it isn't. Change can be good when you can see the benefits and feel in control. However, it can […]