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How to Find Happiness In A Sea Of Overwhelm

We all go through hard times. There are periods in our lives where it is hard to find much joy and happiness amid a sea of overwhelm. We have times when we feel like we’re in way over our head and can’t think straight. …

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Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff — Savour It!

“Don’t sweat the small stuff” they say. And they — whoever “they” are, have a good point. Especially in the pandemic where really, we have become more and more aware of what really matters. We are clearer now than we ever have been about the ‘essentials’ in our lives.

It’s…

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Why We Crave Human Connection

Like it or not, we are social creatures who crave human connections. It is hardwired into our brains because we need to work together to ensure the survival of our species. We have to work together to make this happen. So it makes sense then that forming and maintaining those…

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Happy Days Are Here If You Create Them

When you’re having a bad day, or are feeling down, the best way to increase your happiness, may be to exercise. There is a strong link between exercise and an improvement in mood and well-being. Give it a try. Go for a 30 minute walk whenever you’re feeling depressed and…

Stress Kills Happiness — Easy Ways To Destress

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It’s hard to be happy when you’re stressed. I don’t have to tell you that. I’m sure you’ve experienced it yourself. Think back on high stress situations like missing a flight to go on vacation, or when you were planning your wedding and things got overwhelming and started to fall…

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Get yourself a dose of Dopamine and Feel Good!

We are hard wired for taking action and getting stuff done. It makes sense, doesn’t it? Our survival as a society depends on the actions of lots of different people. We each do our part and everything runs smoothly. …

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Gratitude, Gratitude, Gratitude — the best attitude ever for flourishing and thriving.

Let’s talk about Gratitude and build this into a short practice you can do daily to put another brick in your foundations.

This sense of gratefulness is all about appreciating what we have in our lives that nourish us in some way. Starting our day by thinking about all the…

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What Makes You Happy, Flourishing and Thriving ?

In last week’s post we started talking about happiness and you started thinking about what makes you happy. It was part of our commitment to your happiness, flourishing and thriving. Today we’re going to dig a little deeper. There are a lot of things that make us happy on a…

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Want to Flourish and Thrive — no matter what?

What does it mean to be totally committed to something? It often means that you set a goal and then dedicate yourself to do what it takes to reach that goal. We commit to a relationship when we get married, we commit to a job or a career, and we…

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The One of the Best Outcomes of Taking Good Care of Yourself Is That You Start To Feel Happier And Since Feeling Happy Is A Choice You Make Every Day It’s A Great Place to Begin Our Year of Self Care.

Are you a glass half full or half empty person? This is a great example to illustrate that there are often two sides to any story and that you have a choice in how you view things. And that choice in turn determines how happy you feel. …

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