Posted by Dr. Judy at 3:00 am
How do you know if and when YOU are flourishing?
And how does FREEDOM add to well-being and life satisfaction?
Who do you have to thank besides yourself when you are living
your 24 character strengths?
America…”Land of the free and home of the brave.” Both values upon
which we built our independent nation. Dr. Martin Seligman, positive
psychology pioneer and author of the acclaimed book, Flourish, defines
flourishing as: “…Happiness, flow, meaning, love, gratitude, accomplishment,
growth, better relationships – constitutes human flourishing.”
In the USA, this July 4th, I salute all those who have helped us flourish.
Many who have risked their lives or paid the ultimate price to assure our
country remains free.
Here is my July 4th wrapped in red, white, and blue take on freedom
Freedoms ~ Free speech, free expression, free to live life your way with
well-being, your reward for your life well-lived.
Remembrance ~ Gratitude to those who serve to keep your country free
so you may walk though your world safe and secure.
Encouragement ~ Every day is yours to creatively, curiously explore.
To welcome and savor life. A “Bring it on!” attitude.
Engage ~ Enhance, enlighten, enjoy, evolve, empower, and embrace all
life has to offer you. You are free!
Duty ~ To yourself and others; To make choices that help you thrive.
Service. You pay love forward, a well-being win win.
Opportunity ~ To live, love, grow and use your strengths in a country
affording you opportunities to morph into lovely Flow.
Mindfulness ~ Pause and appreciate your fortune to live in a country
that embraces diversity. Let all spirits soar. Hope rings!
Let Freedom ring ~ mine from the Liberty Bell!
With patriotic, wave the flag, deep gratitude to all who serve to keep us free.
God Bless you all!
My appreciation for our nation and my rights to life, liberty, &
pursuit of happiness sky-rocketed after visiting Cuba and seeing what
people there lived did not have: freedom and essentials for everyday life.
See the Cubans’ amazing spirit and beautiful scenery in my book:
Photo Adventures in Cuba ~ Unlock Your Power of Positivity!
Now a best-seller on Amazon ~ Kindle
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