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Too Much of a Good Thing, Or Where Did I Put My Air Mask?


I like my coffee dark, but yowza.  On the final morning of my nine-day full-time grandmothering trip, my decision to use all the remaining coffee grounds for that one last pot definitely resulted in too much of a good thing. 2,016 more words

Personal Happiness

God winks throughout the day!

“When we take time to notice the things that go right – it means we’re getting a lot of little rewards throughout the day.”

Martin Seligman… 229 more words


Career Change Advice, Use Personal Strengths

Learn the critical role your personal strengths play in career success.

When planning your career development or changing career, start with a self assessment of your personal strengths. 491 more words

Personal Development Research

VIA Character Strengths Survey from Authentic Happiness at Penn

A quick post. I love this survey and use it with clients a LOT! I love that it focuses on strengths and so is all positive rather than pathological, suggesting we look at what’s working rather than what’s broken in us, as part of a path to authentic happiness. 263 more words



Are you happy? Should you be?
Why do we emphasise Happiness? Not that I personally want to be sad, all the time – but I suppose that’s the thing though – I don’t want to be happy, all the time, either. 411 more words


For National Poetry Month [Untitled #2]

It's possible that this poem
is just a dog being shocked
140 times until it learns
to stay in the box, until it
stops trying to esca

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