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Follow your heart...

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life… Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.

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Consuming for Love and Happiness

I just finished The Art of Loving by philosopher Erich Fromm (a great read!), which challenges common perceptions of what love and happiness are. Fromm argues that love is a choice, a skill, something you decide rather than an intense phenomena. 353 more words


Leveraging your strengths to help build tomorrow

We moved out to Calgary for a few different reasons with one of the goals being that both Mike and I can pursue fulfilling and rewarding careers. 879 more words

Does exercising make us happier?

Does exercising make us happier? Really? Let’s check the facts hidden behind this common wisdom.

An article from James Vlahos published in the New York Times on 12 Apr 2011, reported that, over a lifetime, the unhealthful effects of sitting add up. 309 more words

Authentic Happiness

The Idea of Close Relationships...How "lovable" are you?

In Martin E. P. Seligman’s book “Authentic Happiness” in chapter 11 on page 190 there is a website www.authentichappiness.com for a “Close Relationships” questionnaire.  The chapter says this questionnaire would take ten minutes, I think it took me 5. 398 more words

How Do You Make Your Heart Happy?

“Are you kidding me?!”

That was the flabbergasted response to a young man’s reaction from a waitress when she told him that their meal was paid for by an anonymous donor. 1,242 more words

Heart Disease

PERMA is an Acronym in Large Inspiring Communities!

Some time ago I had a post entitled: “Optimists Are Inspiring.”  That post emphasized characteristics of modern society with such words as cynicism, competitiveness, hostility and anger (often expressed as emotional black-mail). 464 more words

Overcoming Obstacles