Make 2019 your best year yet with 10 hacks for happiness and realistic resolutions

Too many resolutions are hard work and, let’s face it, you’re never going to stick to them if there’s too much effort involved. So says happiness doctor Andy Cope, who has spent 10 years researching positive psychology and delivers courses, centring on themes of happiness, in businesses and schools across the world. Source: Make 2019 … Continue reading Make 2019 your best year yet with 10 hacks for happiness and realistic resolutions

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5 Steps to SMARTer New Year’s Resolutions

You have unwrapped all your gifts and swallowed your last bite of pie. Ready to tackle the new year, you resolve to make it the best year yet. You join millions of people who, bolstered by the lessons of the past year and motivated by the promise of a brand new year, will begin crafting New … Continue reading 5 Steps to SMARTer New Year’s Resolutions

Setting Intentions for 2019

Can you believe it is the last Friday of 2018? Each year seems to fly by more quickly than the last. With New Year’s Eve just a few nights away, we plan to ring in the New Year at home in our PJs and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. Source: Setting Intentions … Continue reading Setting Intentions for 2019

The 4,000-year-old history of New Year’s resolutions and how they became big business

It’s that time again. People turning over a new leaf and pledging to be fitter, more productive, and overall better versions of themselves are gunning their mental engines for the start of 2019. This despite the fact that more than a quarter (27%) have left off trying by the first week of the new year … Continue reading The 4,000-year-old history of New Year’s resolutions and how they became big business

14 Products And Practices To Kick Your Best Life Into Gear For 2019

Living our best lives can take form in a multitude of practices that differ from person to person — and regardless of what our varying aspirations may be, each year we line up new resolutions in place of the old to maintain this ideal homeostasis. Source: 14 Products And Practices To Kick Your Best Life … Continue reading 14 Products And Practices To Kick Your Best Life Into Gear For 2019

Ikigai – having balance in work and life

Ikigai , a Japanese word that means “purpose” or “reason for being,” has been adopted in American society to mean having balance in work and in life. In a recent trip to Barnes and Noble, I found five books on the “must read” shelf with ikigai in the title, and there are even more found … Continue reading Ikigai – having balance in work and life