Enthusiasm: Do You Want More?

In thinking about what makes people come across positive in their lives, I am convinced that enthusiasm or vitality, one of the 24 Character Strengths in Positive Psychology, plays a key role. It is one of five Character Strengths that correlates strongly with satisfaction with life, happiness, and well-being. Enthusiasm can also be described as zest, vitality, energy […]

Do You Want to Be Emotionally Strong and Resilient?

A question I often get asked is, "How can I be emotionally stronger?" When I hear that question I think of how important it is to be resilient in life.  Sometimes this skill isn't learned until adulthood. Some people never learn to be resilient. Since stress is a fact of life, it is easy to […]

Retiring: 4 Secrets to Make Change Positive

Retiring means making a significant change in your life. That is a major reason you may have mixed feelings about "retiring." These changes have an impact on six areas of your life: Career and work Health and wellness Income and finances Family and relationships Social interaction and leisure Personal development Just the idea of beginning […]

You Need to Know These Facts about Working in Retirement

What has happened to retirement? It wasn't that many years ago when everybody understood what retirement meant. However, retirement as it use to be – the end of your working life and the beginning of a life of leisure – is no longer. In the last five years, retirement has taken on a whole new […]

Increase Your Ability to Focus Today

Have you noticed it is harder to stay focused as you age? Perhaps, you are finding you get distracted more easily. Discover how you can increase your ability to focus starting today. Distractions happen. They can be all around you, or they can happen unexpectedly. With the advances in technology, interruptions are not only common, […]