Category Archives: How to Be Happier

Posts about happiness and how to be happier

Realistically Happy New Year 2014

There are no “negative people”, just “negative thoughts”. My second “Happy New Year” post for 2014 is just that – a short set of remarks about how it is actually a HAPPY NEW YEAR. So, I want to start the … Continue reading

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Four Questions for Your New Year

January is “busy season” for self-development coaches and “improving myself” types. There’s blogging, and suggesting resolutions, and shtick about “killing it in the New Year”. It’s time to get the pump-up going – some loud music and strobe lights like … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Fulfillment, Duck Dynasty Style

Five Steps to Fulfillment are hiding in plain sight – inside our Fascination with the Fringes. We keep hearing about the Kardashians – and about Phil Roberts, of “Duck Dynasty”. In both cases, the people involved activate tribal identity and … Continue reading

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Affirmations are Bull

I’m going to take a break today from the series on bullying to talk about something in the self-development field that bothers me: Affirmations, and the people who peddle them. Someone just sent me a link to a blog with … Continue reading

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Change Your Life With Facebook #1

This is one of a series on How to Change Your Life With Facebook using Motivational Literacy. This morning, I was scrolling the FaceBook feed, looking for some mental breakfast – some savory mental morsel to jump-start the neurons. Of … Continue reading

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