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Life’s Third Act!

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Thankful Thursday

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“Everyone is given the same 24 hours, what you do with yours is entirely up to you!”

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Is Happiness a Choice?

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Thriving Under Pressure

The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything but they make the most of everything. Sam Cawthorne

Have you ever wondered why some people remain upbeat and positive despite the chaos that surrounds them while others are utterly miserable even in good times?  What explains the difference between these two groups of individuals?

Why do some of us see the glass as 1/2 full while others see the glass as completely empty? Are happy people just lucky people born happy? And unhappy people born miserable?  Or is happiness a choice we make day by day, moment to moment?

Happiness Talk

This webcast explores the psychology and science of happiness from three unique perspectives: 1) the developmental origins of happiness, 2) how individual differences in personality affect happiness, and 3) the paradoxical relationship between traumatic life experiences and happiness (posttraumatic growth).


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Friends, Acquaintances, and The Emotional Vampires..

Yesterday I had a great outing with a friend, who I’ll call her Lisa, during the course of our conversation I shared my feelings with her about two people whom we shared mutual acquaintances.  This couple who I’ll refer to as Sarah and Sam are wonderful people in their own way, don’t get me wrong, but for me, they were like Dementors. They literally sucked the life out of me, it didn’t matter how good of a mood I was in, the moment they walked into the room, my mood went from 100-0 in sixty seconds flat!  Lisa smiled and said, that’s because they’re Emotional Vampires. I was not familiar with this term, but she clarified for me, among other things. Lisa  also told me the reason why people like that were attracted to me, it was because I was an easy target for them.  I was their sponge, I absorbed their negative energy, as they sucked out all my ‘Happiness.’

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