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 […]

Do You Want Your Bucket List to Be Helpful?

Bucket lists have become popular. Anybody at any age can have one. In fact, it seems almost everyone has a bucket list these days. It often is something like 100 things to do before I kick the bucket or 200 places to see before I die. Many people thinking about retiring start a bucket list. […]

Retiring? 2 Keys to Life Satisfaction

Life satisfaction is important at any stage in life. However, what seems to bring satisfaction at one stage in life is different at another stage.  Some interesting new research indicates there is a difference in generations regarding life satisfaction and pleasurable emotions. Five different pleasurable emotions plus satisfaction with life were examined among younger adults […]

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 […]

Retiring: Do You Know What Your Purpose Is?

Retirement is now considered to be a new adult development stage in life. This is significant because it affects how you think about and plan for this 20 to 25 years in your life. Naturally, you want to be happy during this block of time. There has been some interesting discussion the last couple of […]

What You Need to Know Going Through a Life Transition

Times of transition happen throughout our lives. It can happen whenever change occurs. However, change and transition are not the same. Change is situational and external. Transition is internal. It is the psychological process you go through to come to terms with the new situation. You may be in a time of transition in your […]

Get the Clarity You Need to Make Difficult Decisions

Are you struggling with whether or not to do something?  As a new year begins, you may be considering different opportunities. Perhaps you are considering taking a class or going on a trip. Part of making a good decision is knowing what is important to you. Knowing the answer to that question will make your […]