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Happy – My 3 Favorite Scientifically Proven Happiness Activities

March 23, 2017

 

HAPPINESS ACTIVITIES

In my last post, I shared insights from Sonja Lyubomirsky’s research-based book “The How of Happiness” (links below). If you missed my post, click here and learn what you can and can’t change about your happiness and how to do it.

Part One of Sonja’s book delves into the whys of happiness. It refers to studies and the state of current happiness research.

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Happy – 5 Things You Need to Know

March 13, 2017

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READY TO GET HAPPY?

I had the tremendous good fortune to stumble across the work of Sonja Lyubomirsky, the genius extraordinaire, who did us all a huge favor when she took up the study of what it takes to be happy. 

Sonja has written two outstanding, research-based, books (links below) on the whys and hows of becoming and staying happy. Her insights and conclusions blew my mind, and they’ve changed my life….

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Live Readings of Resurrecting Venus

February 20, 2017

Can you believe it’s been 5 years since my book, “Resurrecting Venus, A Woman’s Guide to Love, Work, Motherhood & Soothing the Sacred Ache” was published?

To celebrate and give back, I’m going to read the book on Facebook Live (with playback available), cover to cover, and share where my views have evolved in a free Facebook Group. 

I’ve recently started video-reading using Facebook Live in another group and it’s so…

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Putting the Past in its Place

December 31, 2016

In my most recent podcast, I shared my process for sifting through 2016 and identifying the people, events, actions, and thoughts that brought good to you and those that didn’t help you (two bits of equally valuable information).

For me, this year has been, bar none, the most challenging of my life. I lived through it and practiced all I teach, under the harshest of circumstances. It wasn’t easy or comfortable. I grappled with the…

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Dreaming BIG in 2016

December 30, 2015

 

I love this moment. Suspended between the old and the new, the energy of the coming new year urges us forward while the last wisps of all things released fall away. 

This is the fertile ground—a place to plant the seeds of your deepest desires. Take as much time as you need to clearly design the person and life you intend to experience in 2016.

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10 Tips for Taking Care of Yourself During the Holidays (and always)

December 23, 2015

Holiday-Stress

 

I know what happens when I neglect self-care and I know how easy it is to slip up during the holidays. I’ve done it many times and witnessed others do it countless times, too.

So today I’m opening my private journal to share the 10 tips I flawlessly follow return to—to take extraordinary care of me. Make them yours.

1. Morning Moments

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LIFE 002: 10 things I wish someone had told me about life

June 4, 2015

 

It’s never too late to learn and benefit from these game-changing insights about self-esteem, confidence, money, relationships, and more.Listen:

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LIFE 001: Surrender Victimhood and Take Your Power Back

June 4, 2015

Most powerful personVictim thinking may be the greatest impediment to successful living. It stems from the belief that someone or something else is responsible for the content, quality, or experience of your life.

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10 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me About Life

January 19, 2015

 

10 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me About Life:

1) Gossipers gossip. Gossiping—speaking negatively about others who aren’t present—is a vile habit. It’s driven by insecurity, and anyone who gossips to you about others is also (or will soon be) gossiping about you. When you feel the urge to gossip it’s a signal that you need to invest in your self-esteem.

2) Self-esteem comes from making good choices, setting goals that you find…

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