Tag Archives: Happiness

When Dividing Multiplies

Paul Scherrer wrote, “The only way on earth to multiply happiness is to divide it.” His words encapsulate the profound truth that our joy grows when it are shared with others. In a world often marked by individual pursuits, his sentiment reminds … Continue reading

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On “What Is a Moment”

Albert Einstein said, “The best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” A moment is a fleeting instance in time, a brief period that holds significance or captures our attention. It is a fragment of … Continue reading

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Happiness Is a Choice

Just as William Jennings Bryan said, “Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved,” so, also, can it be … Continue reading

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Words from the Ninety-Five Year Old You… to You Now

In his New Year post, Larry Center shared an article by Marshall Goldsmith in Fast Company magazine in February, 2004. It is an inspirational learning and reminder of how to live a purposeful and meaningful life. I encourage you to … Continue reading

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Peace and Love to You and Yours

It is that wonderful time of year again when the holiday spirit fills our mind and heart, and gently moves us, for the moment, away from the hectic pace of our lives and the world we experience now. Yes, this … Continue reading

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The Joy of Life

“What is the joy of life?” It is a profound question which great leaders continually ask of themselves during their life’s magnificent journey. It serves to set focus, establish priorities, create urgencies, expand horizons and dream dreams undreamed. Marcus Aurelius … Continue reading

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Make It One Heck of a Summer

With the beginning of summer for those of us in the northern hemisphere, Philip Humbert’s article, “Make It One Heck of a Summer,” and its message of “carpe diem” again comes to mind.  I share this at the beginning of each summer as … Continue reading

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On Gratefulness… Stop, Look, Go

In his TED talk, Want to Be Happy? Be Grateful, Brother David Steindl-Rast provides great leaders insights into the power and magic that a more grateful mindset has in living a fuller, richer and happier life. “All human beings have … Continue reading

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Learnings from the Longest Study on Happiness

In his Ted talk, What Makes a Good Life?, Robert Waldinger shares the results of the longest study on happiness.  It was conducted by the Harvard Study of Adult Development and started in 1938. Waldinger is the fourth director of … Continue reading

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On the Great Leaders’ Hunger and Thirst

In Seth Godin’s blog post, Confusing Hunger and Thirst, great leaders find a moment of pause to reflect on their choices between life’s offerings of material success and happiness and to realize that each plays an important complementary role in … Continue reading

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