Optimism is Good for Your Brain

Optimism is Good for Your Brain

Focusing on positive experiences comes naturally for some.  For the rest of us it is good to know that it is a skill that we can learn.  When we mentally relive good experiences, it starts to rewire the brain making it easier and easier to access those positive times....

Dalai Lama and The Art of Happiness

“I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our...
Pope Francis's Ten Happiness Tips

Pope Francis's Ten Happiness Tips

Compassion is a skill that can be learned, practiced and cultivated.  However it is not new. Compassion has always been a essential component of major religions. Pope Francis offers us simple compassionate advice on ‘how to be happy.’ Live and let live Be...

Happiness Recipe

We can anchor the goodness in our life with 2 simple practices: 1.  Take time to SAVOR the good moments 2.  Take time for GRATITUDE When we do this, we are cultivating our own happiness. Sometimes we shy away from  self-appreciation because we are afraid of standing...