How to Stop Sabotaging Your Happiness

If given the opportunity to experience happiness at any level you wanted, what level would you choose? That question is one that Matthew Hornsey and an international team of researchers asked more than 6,000 people from 27 nations. You might think that everyone would choose the maximum level, but they didn’t. Even when faced with [...]

By |2018-11-20T20:55:38-05:00November 21st, 2018|Happiness|0 Comments

How Transcendence Leads to Happiness

When most people think of happiness, they don’t think of transcendence. In fact, transcendence isn’t something most people think about at all. However, it plays a huge role in taking the joy and bliss in your life to the next level. Transcendence is that which goes beyond or exceeds the limits of ordinary experience. You [...]

By |2018-11-05T17:21:03-05:00November 7th, 2018|Happiness|0 Comments

Will Losing Weight Cause Happiness?

If you believe any of the millions of advertisements that bombard us daily, weight loss causes happiness. The problem is that those ads are wrong. Weight loss by itself doesn’t make you happier. It’s true that physical health can bring joy and many positive experiences in your life. Eating a diet full of nutrient-rich foods [...]

By |2018-10-16T10:57:10-04:00October 17th, 2018|Happiness|0 Comments

How to be Happier at Work

According to The Conference Board Job Satisfaction Survey, only about one half of Americans are happy at work. Regardless of which half you fall into, let’s talk about some things that can make you happier at work. Beyond picking a career that fits with your best character strengths and practicing habits that generally make for a [...]

By |2018-09-30T18:19:12-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Happier|0 Comments

Flow Creates Happiness

Did you know that adding flow to your life can lead to greater happiness? The Hungarian Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University in California, brought the idea of flow as a way to be happy to the general public in 1990. What is flow and can it [...]

By |2018-09-15T18:43:38-04:00September 19th, 2018|Happiness|0 Comments

How to Create Happiness Today

You can create happiness in your life regardless of your current circumstances. Even if you feel stuck and can’t see a way out, you can experience happy situations every day. Extensive research into the realm of Positive Psychology has shown that the negative circumstances people experience account for only 10% of their unhappiness. The other [...]

By |2018-09-02T16:31:05-04:00September 5th, 2018|Create happiness, Happiness|0 Comments

How Self-Care Creates Happiness

If you’re like most people, you have a host of things and people begging for and outright demanding your time. The things that create personal happiness are frequently pushed to the bottom of your to-do list. Serving others is a wonderful thing. I recommend it on my blog as a way to add joy and [...]

By |2018-08-10T17:32:01-04:00August 15th, 2018|Happiness|0 Comments

Why Forgiveness Leads to Happiness

Forgiveness is part of creating happiness in your life, but that doesn’t make it easy. There’s no way to remove scars, erase pain, or unbreak what’s been broken. Sometimes you want to be angry, and there’s a good reason for you to feel that way. The problem is that until you forgive, you repeatedly relive [...]

By |2018-07-24T12:15:05-04:00August 1st, 2018|forgiveness|0 Comments

How A Positive Attitude Leads to Happiness

It may not come as a surprise that a positive attitude leads to greater happiness. But have you ever thought about what a positive attitude is? Some people think that a positive attitude is the same as gratitude. Others think that a positive attitude means saying upbeat things no matter how challenging any situation is. [...]

By |2018-07-06T16:37:03-04:00July 18th, 2018|Happiness|0 Comments

Discover If You Should Be Happier?

When it comes to the questions you ask yourself, getting rid of those that include ‘should’ can help you to become a happier person. Anytime you’re faced with a decision or are trying to figure out how to be happier, you ask questions. The bigger the decision and the greater your desire to lead a [...]

By |2018-07-01T19:36:45-04:00July 4th, 2018|Happier|0 Comments