What do you have lined up to help make 2009 a happy year? Have you planned any new year’s resolutions? I thought you might be interested in a series I’m doing at Get Organized Wizard on The 12 Days of New Year’s Resolutions for Better Personal Organization. I’m spending 12 days posting ideas for new… Continue reading Here’s to a *happy* new year!
A new study, reported last month in the media and about to appear in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, looked at the way our bodies produce antibodies in response to infection. (Flu vaccines were used as a proxy for pathogens because the body’s response is similar for the purposes of the study.) Not everybody… Continue reading Happiness Life Strategy: Self-reflection each day keeps the flu bugs away
Thomas Leonard, considered by many to be the father of life coaching, coined the term ‘irresistibly attractive’ to describe the drawing of people, ideas and opportunities to you rather than the pursuit or seduction of these things by you. Here are his top 10 steps to becoming irresistibly attractive, reproduced verbatim from http://www.topten.org/public/BK/BK2.html The Top… Continue reading Happiness Life Strategy: Become ‘irresistibly attractive’
Review Step 1: Run a reality check Review Step 2: Translate ‘what’ into ‘when’ Review Step 3: Focus on progress, not perfection Step 4. Make it fun! Don’t be too earnest with your resolutions. Adding some fun to your goals can help you stick with it when your motivation’s down. Here are some ideas and… Continue reading 4 steps to better resolutions for a happier new year – Step 4
Review Step 1: Run a reality check Review Step 2: Translate ‘what’ into ‘when’ Step 3. Focus on progress, not perfection Once you’ve got a sensible target that’s embedded into your schedule, it’s important to focus on progress, not perfection. As long as you’re heading in the right direction, rest assured that change is happening.… Continue reading 4 steps to better resolutions for a happier new year – Step 3
Review Step 1: Run a reality check Step 2. Translate ‘what’ into ‘when’. So you’re starting the year with a realistic goal – now what? Any goal – anything you want to do differently – needs a diary entry that converts it from a vague what to a crystallized when. Whether it goes in your… Continue reading 4 Steps to better resolutions for a happier new year – Step 2
Planning to make some changes in 2008? Be prepared that unrealistic resolutions can really take the fun out of starting a new year. If you expect too much too soon, the January 1 spring-in-your-step as you picture your best year ever can quickly turn into a familiar feeling of here we go again. To avoid… Continue reading 4 Steps to better resolutions for a happier new year – Step 1