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Posts Tagged ‘Positive Psychology’

Sanity Tip–Empower Coworkers

October 16th, 2009

Be a force for positive change.  Empower your colleagues.  Point out progress, no matter how small.  Tell them what value they contribute to the team and the institution.   Read more…

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Sanity Tip–Optimism

July 27th, 2009

While growing up my grandma repeatedly quoted to me the ancient Greek saying, There is nothing bad without some good mixed in with it. (The way you say it in Greek is, Outhen kakon amiges kalou.) The English equivalent is, There’s a silver lining in every cloud. So since early on in my life I was taught to identify positives in the midst of negatives. This practice has contributed greatly to my sanity to this day.

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Creating Happiness

May 31st, 2009

When asked want they want out of life, most people would say that they want to be happy or that they want their loved ones to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is even at the heart of the Constitution of the United States of America.

The million dollar question however for most of us is, how do we go about successfully pursuing and finding happiness in our everyday lives?

According to psychologist Martin Seligman, Ph.D., there are three distinct routes to attaining happiness. Read more…

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