There is always the inside of you that you can manage.
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: […]
In 1990 Martin Seligman released his ground breaking book, Learned Optimism. Since I have occasionally been accused of behaving Pollyannaish or overly optimistic, his work is of interest to me.
Last November I attended a pricey, Rah! Rah! event led by well-known motivational speaker, Tony Robbins. I had long admired his writing such as Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within. I imagined the experience might deepen my work in strengthening emotional resilience. And after all, Oprah had attended one of his seminars. Just to […]
Sometimes life stinks. We suddenly discover that we’ve been drifting in a leaky boat that finally goes under. No matter how competent we are events external to our locus of control destroys what is important to us. Multiple adversities make crumbling into ashes normal. Yet, through adversity, a stronger person emerges with increased self-esteem.
.Move like an optimist! It is impossible to feel depressed while smiling, walking briskly or dancing to happy music.