Happiness

Wearing My Birthday Suit at Work

Posted by on Oct 29, 2019 in Engagement, Happiness | 0 comments

I’ve learned that clothes can be stained and crotches can blow out from the end of the zipper to the top of the waistband. So now I just wear my birthday suit at work. And it’s paid off in a HUGE way!

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Boosting My Humanity Quotient

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Happiness | 1 comment

Until moments ago, I thought I had coined the phrase Humanity Quotient. But apparently, the phrase is already in common use. Instead of rehashing what others have shared, I want to share my own personal lessons on how to increase my connection with the world around me. Meaningful Connection Begins with Intentional Disconnection All day long, we hear stories of human tragedy, the type of story that makes you aware of something horrific but fails to point you to a way to help. And even if you can help, there are more tragic stories than hours in the day. Should the latest school shooting...

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3 Practices of Happy People

Posted by on Sep 27, 2018 in Challenge Yourself, Happiness | 1 comment

How do people become and stay happy—whether or not they have external trappings of what we might consider success? Here are three things happy people do differently…

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Engagement Lessons from a 12 year-old

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Engagement, Happiness | 2 comments

My 12 year-old daughter applied to be a peer mentor in her school. But what she wrote applies to engagement at school, work, life, and beyond.

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One at a Time…Right Now

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Happiness | 2 comments

While running this morning, it dawned on me how much time I waste discouraged about yesterdays and worried about tomorrows. Am I the only one who does this?

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Be the Light…

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Happiness | 1 comment

Karen asked herself, “What can I do today to create the kind of world that I want to live in?” Then she rescued a dog named Angel…

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