Category: Strengths & Values

Positive Psychology Interventions ~ Your Fun, Life-Altering Positivity Strategies

Do you like to celebrate positive experiences, dates, and events? Are you a romantic like me, or do these occasions feel like just another day? Or perhaps you take more pleasure in future visioning? I think of remembering any positive event in my life as “positive emotion-memory-worthy.” You don’t need to or have to, but it’s fun. This suggestion is… Read more →

15 Powerful Questions to Uncover and Ignite Your Strengths

Have you unearthed your character strengths? If so, do you remember what they are? D​o​ you recall they ​​are ​your cornerstone foundations to live “The ​G​ood ​L​ife”? ​T​he values that energize you to live your authentic​​ best self life​. ​Your well-being life vest, too, when the negativity waves come crashing down upon you. Imagine your life vest has all your… Read more →

Life’s Meaningful Meandering: 15 Positive Psychology Quotes

Do you love summer? Do you f​eel​ happier the way I do? Getting out into nature or perhaps ​looking forward to ​a​ long awaited v​acation ​on your horizon? Like a carrot in front of you, it makes you smile in anticipation​.​ ​It ​helps ​keep you focused ​on your work/play journey​ goals. ​ With no vacation planned this year, unless someone… Read more →

It’s Great to Be 65 ~ Enjoying Life, Resiliently Alive!

“I’ll be 65 tomorrow, April 16th”, I muse…When the hell did THAT happen? Time, you wondrous whisper. You magic melody. You symphony of sensations. A letter. A word. A sentence. A paragraph. A chapter. A book. And at my age, a library! My brain focuses on that number in jaw-dropping awareness and disbelief. Incredible, this age thing. Wasn’t it yesterday… Read more →

Retirement Strengths Salute ~ #1 Talk Show Host, Ron Zimmerman

What’s the best retirement send off you can imagine to honor one of your closest, dearest, respected friends? How do you thank someone who has blessed you and the world with 4 decades of listening pleasure? Someone who joined at 5:00 a.m. every morning, he played songs that warmed your heart, brought a smile to your face, and engendered reminiscing… Read more →

Happy 93rd Birthday, Mom!

Are you one of the friendly folks who have followed my blogs about my Mom, Louise? Do I have a treat for you! Many of you have emailed me relating your favorite blogs are the ones I write about Mom. Today, September 10th, 2011 is Mom’s 93rd birthday. Here’s a sweet salute to authentic, awesome Mom. All of you who send love to her from all… Read more →

Should You Use Top or Bottom Strengths?

Hot diggety dog! Exciting new research on using your signature strengths. Did you remember, your top 5 VIA strengths are often the personal values you use most often in the course of your day? Here’s the new deal. Using your bottom least used strengths may also increase your subjective feelings of well being. Like exercising your body, exercising your strengths helps you feel better in… Read more →