Give Yourself Credit

Raise your hand if you beat yourself up for not accomplishing everything you want on a given day, week, etc. What about if you’re your worst critic? I’ve got both hands way up! There can be value in holding yourself to a high standard. People who do this are often successful and goal-oriented. On theContinue reading “Give Yourself Credit”

Happy Thought #18 – The Value of Living Your Values

Do you find ever find yourself wondering how exactly you came to be in a certain place or situation in life? Are you ever torn on a difficult decision, not sure which way to turn? Do you have a deep feeling of dissatisfaction with your life or a certain part of it? If you answeredContinue reading “Happy Thought #18 – The Value of Living Your Values”

Happy Thought #17 – The Gift of Presence

In our fast-paced world, it’s ridiculously easy for our minds to be scattered. Our brains are incredible, problem-solving machines and, if we let them, they’ll jump from one task or problem to the next, without taking a moment to pause. Personally, I have a love-hate relationship with that mental efficiency. It has undoubtedly served meContinue reading “Happy Thought #17 – The Gift of Presence”

Happy Thought #7 – Knowing You’re Not Alone

I’m still feeling under the weather, so this will be another short post. Leading into the holidays, I was struggling particularly hard to keep everything together – my work obligations, chores at home, keeping in touch with loved ones. The sum weight of 2020 made it difficult for me to give proper attention to detailsContinue reading “Happy Thought #7 – Knowing You’re Not Alone”

Happy Thought #5 – Our Ability to Choose Our Reaction

My company has been remote since the beginning of the pandemic and I will be staying remote permanently. So today my mission was to officially pack up my office. Now that I’m at the end of the day I can say confidently that today had a lot of potential to be difficult. However, each timeContinue reading “Happy Thought #5 – Our Ability to Choose Our Reaction”

Turn Emotion into Forward Motion

For those of you who struggle to talk or think about emotions, buckle up because today’s post is all about the “feels.” I mean, come on, did you really think you were going to get through a blog about happiness without emotion coming up once?…Okay, I’ll admit, it’s probably going to come up more thanContinue reading “Turn Emotion into Forward Motion”