Yearly Archives: 2016

22-things

Happy People Do…

  Below are 22 positive habits you can focus on today, right now, to become a little happier.  This is not my list, but if you read my book The Fantastic Life, you will see we both are singing from the same hymnal. I have highlighted a few of my favorites and those I try and practice daily. For an… Read more →

12.5.16 more on meditation

More on Meditation

  I keep thinking and spending more and more time on meditation. And I consider my time pretty valuable. I think I have made strides in getting myself more relaxed, enjoying the moments better, and generally improving my outlook.  I thought I would send along a couple articles on meditation that I found interesting and helpful. As I have said… Read more →

9.26.16 When its good to be bad

When it’s good to be bad

  We seek perfection knowing it’s unattainable, but in our pursuit we may catch excellence (a shameless plug for my latest book.  Click here to order).  In the fabulous article below, Cody Delistraty talks about it being better to make plans to fail intermittently than to end up failing anyway and getting so demoralized you give up your goal altogether.  I call it surrounding… Read more →

11.14.16 questions to inspire convo

Questions To Inspire Conversation

  TED talks have become a worldwide phenomenon.  Below is a cool article that highlights 9 different TED talks and are conversation starters in any situation.  Maybe one of the talks is of interest, maybe more.  –What is your favorite word?–Are you optimistic?–Do you think you are smarter than your parents? These questions are answered and then dissected.  Rule #6 from… Read more →

10.31.16 aging

Why Everything You Think About Aging May Be Wrong

  What if what we have been taught about aging is wrong?  What if we can grow old and still be young?  I believe the below Wall Street Journal article is required reading for me and all of us as we grow older. Here are a few ways we can flourish: –Our creativity can increase–We can see no loss in our work production–We can work out less and still see… Read more →