Month: July 2012

  • Habit #7 – Falling Up – update

    This is not a daily habit.. hopefully. But it’s a good habit to learn.. we all “fall” now and then. It’s about using that downward momentum to propel ourselves in the opposite direction. It’s about capitalizing on setbacks and adversity to become even happier, even more motivated, and even more successful. It’s not falling down, […]

  • A Whole New Mind: Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age – Dan Pink

    From danpink.com: Lawyers. Accountants. Computer programmers. That’s what our parents encouraged us to become when we grew up. But Mom and Dad were wrong. The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind. The era of “left brain” dominance, and the Information Age that it engendered, are […]

  • Viktor Frankl

    From Wikipedia: Viktor Emil Frankl, M.D., Ph.D. (March 26, 1905, Leopoldstadt, Vienna – September 2, 1997, Vienna) was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, which is a form of existential Analysis, the “Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy“. His best-selling book, Man’s Search for Meaning (published under a different title in 1959: From Death-Camp to Existentialism, and originally published in 1946 as Trotzdem Ja […]

  • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on flow

    TED bio: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi says creativity is a central source of meaning in our lives. A leading researcher in positive psychology, he has devoted his life to studying what makes people truly happy: “When we are involved in [creativity], we feel that we are living more fully than during the rest of life.” He is […]

  • Habit #6 – The Power of Smile

    Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. —Thich Nhat Hanh It’s important to understand that a real smile fuels your well-being & happiness. When you smile: People are more willing to help you. You are more willing to help others. You create a […]