Predictive Statements Can Become Self-fulfilling!

It’s because predictive statements can become self-fulfilling if you believe them. Committed belief can be a powerful thing! It’s certainly a difference-maker. For example, if I’m certain I can punch through the board, I’m probably going to punch through the board instead of flinching and shying away from the complete motion. If my belief is strong enough […]

Happiness versus Success

Gratitude is essential before we find happiness and success.  Happiness should breed success.  Therefore, success should not produce happiness.  Once we are happy, we find the love of life, and we recognize that success is just a byproduct.  When we depend on success providing happiness, good things never come.  Discover what you are grateful for […]

Defining Your Happiness

What’s your definition of happiness? Research in the field of positive psychology and happiness often define a happy person as someone who experiences frequent positive emotions, such as joy, interest, and pride, and infrequent (though not absent) negative emotions, such as sadness, anxiety, and anger (Lyubomirsky et al., 2005). Happiness has also been said to relate […]

Is Marriage Different from a Love Affair?

Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth, shares his insight on how marriage is different from a love affair. A love affair is a totally different thing. A marriage is a commitment to that which you are. That person is literally your other half. And you and the other are one. A love affair isn’t that. […]

Meaning of Life vs. Experiencing Life

Are you actually seeking the experience of being alive or are you searching for the meaning of life? Is there a difference? Campbell states, “People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being […]

Why is feeling young important to your health?

A research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine found that older people who felt three or more years younger than their actual (chronological) age had a lower death rate compared with those who felt their age or those who felt more than one year older than their actual age. You’re as young as you feel Two researchers at University College London looked at the responses […]

Enthusiasm

Isn’t it wonderful and contagious when you are around someone who is enthusiastic about everything they do? Are you that kind of person? If you find yourself lacking and need a boost, schedule with a personal coach today: https://bwfclasses.com/life-business-coaching/

Do you have Integrity?

Integrity Integrity is defined as, “Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.” In research on leadership, integrity is consistently rated as one of the most important character traits of a respected leader.  It is often considered a ‘given’ – the basis upon which all other leadership traits are built.  After all, […]

Why are Affirmations helpful for our happiness?

Feeling happy is generally important for all of us. In fact, most of us are driven by the search for happiness in everything we do. We think we will finally be happy when we achieve our goals. It’s actually easier and more effective to simply focus on creating happy feelings now, rather than waiting for […]

Why Should I Journal?

Journaling for Mental Health When you were a teenager, you might have kept a diary hidden under your mattress. It was a place to confess your struggles and fears without judgment or punishment. It likely felt good to get all of those thoughts and feelings out of your head and down on paper. The world […]