Tag Archives: happiness

Without Highs and Lows, We Are Dead

This great video says it all. Whether you’re in the midst of a personal low point, helping a friend who is bottoming-out, or parenting a child who is down-in-the-dumps, this…

A Road Map for Employee Engagement

Do you know how to create employee engagement? What comes first? Happiness at work or engagement at work? In the world of organizational behavior, we know that happy workers are…

The benefits of a curious mind . . .

Is curiosity a gift or a curse?  When parents are riddled by questions from their insistently inquisitive children, the answer may seem like the later. But research shows that inquisitive…

Getting Unstuck

I just released my book Unstuck at Last: Using Your Strengths to Get What You Want on Amazon. It is the first book I have ever written, but I hope it’s not the…

Two Tips for 2015

Here are two research-based tips that could lead to a better year ahead. First, train your brain to concentrate on the positive. The TEDx talk below explains the phenomenon we…

Join StrengthsFinder Enthusiasts!!

Do you know your strengths? Are you interested in meeting new people who want to improve their professional and personal lives by using their strengths every day? Consider joining the…

STOP! Be Grateful . . . It’s the Key to Happiness!

During the post-Thanksgiving hustle of holiday shopping, end-of-year work deadlines, and increased social activities, we can easily forget to be grateful. While most of us make a conscious effort to…

Great Career Advice . . . But Is It Realistic?

Have you read the book or seen the 2006 movie “The Pursuit of Happyness?” Actor Will Smith portrays the life of Chris Gardner – a single-father with a rags-to-riches tale….

Smile! An Amazing 7-Minute Video About the Benefits of Smiling

Watching this 7-minute talk will produce 3 outcomes: It will educate you about the many benefits of smiling. It will increase your lifespan. It will make you smile!

5 Weekend Activities to Ensure a Productive Work Week

Need ideas for your upcoming weekend?  As we approach the half-way mark of 2013, it’s helpful to think about what we’ve accomplished thus far and how our weekend activities may…