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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Retirement: 4 Strategies to Achieve a Life Worth Living

A big question for early retirees is what will replace work activities to make life worth living. Positive Psychology is the science of the "good" life which is concerned with character, purpose, and happiness. It is about enhancing personal and professional effectiveness, optimism, and resilience in every stage of your life. Research studies indicate that […]