I thought you might be interested in the latest post over at Get Organized Wizard. Lately I’ve been thinking about change. I’ve observed friends, and felt for myself, the difficulty of navigating through changes that we don’t want, but have no control over – whether it’s a job redundancy, end of a relationship, or some… Continue reading What To Do About Change You Don’t Want, And Can’t Control
I’m still writing about happiness over at Get Organized Wizard. There I focus on strategies and programs that help people overcome procrastination and take action for a happier and more organized life. How To Be Happy – Articles Check out the Happiness Category for posts like these: How To Feel Happier Now? Face It! According… Continue reading I’m still writing about Happiness
The cover story in the current issue of Scientific American Mind is all about how a sense of humor can make you stronger, friendlier – and sexier! Here are some key ideas from the article (quoted): – The concept of laughter as a cure for disease lacks scientific support, but humor may indeed have significant… Continue reading Laughter: A Path to Better Relationships and Less Pain?
I thought you may find this article interesting: Can happiness be found online? Story Highlights: The ‘Virtual Happiness Project’ in the Netherlands looked at the relationship between Web 2.0 and happiness The findings suggest that blogs and social networks give people a strong sense of belonging, which can be part of happiness It warns, however,… Continue reading Web 2.0 and Happiness
The very special New Year’s Resolution prices over at Get Organized Wizard have been extremely popular! But the specials end this week. If you’d like to get more organized or goal focused, you may be interested in our two most popular tools: Life MakeOver Journal is your month-by-month tool for setting SMART goals across all… Continue reading Get Organized Cost-Effectively
Look alive! A new study has found that thinking fast can improve your mood. Princeton and Harvard researchers conducted six experiments requiring participants to briskly whisk through activities such as brainstorming, reading ideas on screen or watching a fast-forwarded film clip. Thinking fast brought participants creativity, elation and, to a lesser extent, a sense of… Continue reading Don’t Dally, Be Happy
Guess what! I’ve recently released a nifty little Strategies for Happiness workbook on creating more happiness in your life. It uses checklist-style worksheets to guide you to think about, and organize, the areas of your life you want to change, including: – Creating a happiness mindset – Optimism and beliefs – Goals and happiness –… Continue reading New *How To Be Happy* Workbook
Are you planning to be happier in 2009? If it’s your goal to boost your happiness over the next year, you’ll find some some ideas for what to focus on in the post How to be Organized in 2009: Day 8 – Strategies for Happiness at my Get Organized Wizard blog. Ideas for goals include:… Continue reading A Happier Year Ahead
Dan Gilbert: Exploring the frontiers of happiness About this talk From the TED site: Dan Gilbert presents research and data from his exploration of happiness — sharing some surprising tests and experiments that you can also try on yourself. Watch through to the end for a sparkling Q&A with some familiar TED faces. The take-away… Continue reading Dan Gilbert: Exploring the frontiers of happiness
Benjamin Wallace: Does happiness have a price tag? About this talk From the TED site: Can happiness be bought? To find out, author Benjamin Wallace sampled the world’s most expensive products, including a bottle of 1947 Chateau Cheval Blanc, 8 ounces of Kobe beef and the fabled (notorious) Kopi Luwak coffee. His critique may surprise… Continue reading Does happiness have a price tag?