Do You Want More Vitality in Retirement?

Vitality is essential at any age. As you age, it continues to play a key role in your life. Vitality is one of five Character Strengths measured by the Values in Action (VIA) inventory that correlates strongly with satisfaction with life, happiness, and well-being. Vitality can also be described as zest, enthusiasm, energy (physical, mental, and […]

How Do You Handle Disappointment or Adversity?

Life can be a struggle. The encore stage in your life is no exception. Yes, there are many meaningful and happy times during this prime time. However, as in other stages of life, there are challenges.  One of the challenges during retirement is learning how to accept some of the limitations that happen, such as […]

Looking for Happiness? Here’s Where You Will Find It!

Yes, feeling happy in life is important! However, some people object to the word "happiness." If that is you, change it to a word you are comfortable with such as "content," "sense of well-being," or "fulfilled." Any of those words imply that there are many benefits to feeling positive about your life. Unfortunately, there are […]

3 Decisions You Can Make to Increase Your Motivation

I have been getting a lot of questions lately about motivation. It seems that a lot of people are feeling stuck. The economy is still struggling and unemployment remains high. In addition, we are going into a busy time of year with holidays approaching. “To-do” lists get longer and day light hours get shorter. Longer […]

What Positive Psychology Can Do for You

Are you confused or curious about what Positive Psychology is and how it can be helpful to you? The term Positive Psychology was basically unknown eight years ago.  Today there are numerous books, newspaper and magazine articles mentioning how you can be happier and live a meaningful life based on the scientific research findings from […]