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Nothing Exciting Happens on Most Days: A Message on Happiness and Meaning (Soul. Musings. 03/26/17)

People have long debated the question of what is happiness? We often use the term “happiness” as a catch-all to describe a range of emotions from excitement to contentment and every positive feeling in between. Over the last several years, … Continue reading

7 Questions to Ask Yourself at the End of the Day (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 345)

“We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.” — Bono In my psychological research studies on perception, I have learned that a major part of conducting research is being able to ask the right … Continue reading

Stop Avoiding People (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 289)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #21) “When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” — Donald Miller There’s a reason why Barbra Streisand sung … Continue reading

3 Extra Habits of Mind Maestros (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 222)

“Failing to understand the workings of one’s own mind is bound to lead to unhappiness.” — Marcus Aurelius The mind is the thinking tool that you use for many different things every second of every single day. Whether you know … Continue reading

10 Habits of Highly Optimistic People

We all know a person or two who always see the sunny side of life. These people are happy, outgoing, vivacious, energetic, and full of spunk and spirit. They look for the positive in every situation. They have a clear … Continue reading