Joy

Joy

Today I am doing a deep dive on Joy. You may know that Joy is the third week of Advent. You can get fa-la-la-ed out, and miss Joy completely. Joy it is not pleasure, and although it is discussed more during the Holidays, even tidings, unless felt, can fall on deaf...
Wisdom of the crowd

Wisdom of the crowd

Well, here we are, coming to the last few days of 2023. And often, in my blog, I ask and answer questions that I think my readers care about. I have trained as a speaker and coach, and generally, the questions revolve around doing or becoming more of what you want to...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I view this week as the start of a new year. Academics get it, the Jewish community gets it, (Rosh Hashana) and it is the week after my birthday! So, I get a little wistful. What I have, what I don’t have. Things I have done and not done… By one metric I am a failure;...
Maintaining happiness

Maintaining happiness

Learning the happiness habit – The same way someone can choose to be a miserable sort of person, you can choose to create the habit of being happy. There are techniques and tools you can use in your life to maintain your happiness. Use gratitude as a way to offset the...
Creating your own happiness

Creating your own happiness

The word happiness gets thrown around quite a bit these days. But where do you look for happiness? If you are like most people, you often think it’s just around the corner; in the next car, in the new boat, in the bigger house, the promotion, or when you retire....