When you smile, you appear to be more likable and competent.
It was an honor to be the guest contributor on Steve Foran’s blog, Gratitude at Work. His invitation provided a wonderful opportunity to practice gratitude. Steve’s goal is to shift culture by helping teams bring more gratitude to their work. You will see on Steve’s website his belief in the power of thankfulness. He wrote: […]
Resilient people know that you can not feel happy all the time. Feeling happy is but one emotion that comes and goes. Feeling happy gives us the information, in that moment, we have what we want.
Indeed, light heartedness and sense of humor is a basic resilience strengthening strategy.
Gallop Poll . . . They point out that, in their research, regardless of the wars and unrest in the world, seven in 10 people in 138 countries reported in their Positive Experiences Index significant amounts of:
2. laughing or smiling
3. feeling well-rested
4. being treated with respect
Joy can come in accidental moments or from planned action. When we define what excites us, gives our life meaning, value and satisfaction, we can plan ahead. What activities and things please your sense of vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste? What is physically, mentally, emotionally, creatively, socially and spiritually energizing for you? Exercise: Take […]
Learn to become familiar with your feeling state. Imagine watching yourself as if you were between 18 and 24 months old. Just notice. There is no need to express. Just be and study what this feeling is telling you.
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Anchor
Seligman released Flourish. Seligman is a researcher, questioner and thinker who is willing to re-think his research finding, theories and positioning.
Not only is humor a key resilient strengthening tool it has become a hot topic in the world of employment.