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Your Choice: Happiness or Creativity

Can happiness sideline creativity? Most of us want to be happy at work as well as in life. In fact many companies put a lot of time, thought and money into trying to make their employees happy, and thus, more loyal. But think about this: a lot of our creativity is geared toward overcoming obstacles…

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Happiness is Goals Obtained

Get Happy, Achieve Your Goals It ain’t rocket science, it’s human science And when it comes to achieving your goals it’s easier than learning to play jacks. Goal Achievement in 8 Easy Steps Set goals that are easily obtained, but still stretch you a bit. It’s like stretching back muscles after 15 years as a…

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Happiness: What’s the big deal?

The Happiness Factor Seek Pleasure, Avoid Pain – according to Freud, we are instinctually hardwired to do so. In the Buddha’s Brain, Rick Hanson says that neuroscience shows that we are hardwired biologically toward the negative for survival – think – what’s wrong with this picture (what’s not right in my environment? Oh, that lion…

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Happiness? 7 Clues

7 ‘Get a Clue’ for Happiness We may read it. We may hear it. We might even see the video, but happiness seems to elude many of us. Perhaps happiness isn’t a static state. Maybe it’s dynamic like life – coming and going with the wind and rain and disaster and grace. Here are 7…

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What do we value most?

Top 3 most admired qualities in people INC Magazine recently polled its Facebook followers on the characteristics they valued most in people. The 3 most admired traits in people are: Self-awareness Gratitude Empathy It’s interesting for me to note that these are 3 of the top characteristics that great coaches embody. Self-awareness: How can we begin…

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Co-ruminating versus Co-reflection and Dwight D’s Advice

Take command of your success like Captain Jean Luc Picard – ENGAGE! Engage – late Middle English (formerly also as ingage ): from French engager, ultimately from the base of gage1. The word originally meant ‘to pawn or pledge something,’ later ‘pledge oneself (to do something),’ hence ‘enter into a contract’ (mid 16th century), ‘involve oneself…

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3 Impediments to Success

The sooner these clowns get out of the car, the smoother the ride to success The road to goal achievement can be challenging enough without these three clowns dragging us down. Dynamic Inertia – We’ve all seen this clown zooming around the big top, going in circles, tooting his horn and getting nowhere. Shorten your…

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Mediocre Sauce, Bland Dough = Great Pizza?

When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big Pizza Pie This article has nothing to do with my experience of eating a slice of Papa John’s Pizza because I never have. I can’t give it a rave review, nor can I knock it. So what do I have to say about Papa John’s Pizza?…

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