The Story of You

Conscious Awareness Means We Agree to Live Focused and Present

12 Life Skills that can Change Your World

“What we hold dear can heal the world.” –Mark Nepo

Twelve-steps needn’t be limited to just substance-abuse recovery. Think about the number …

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A Winning Trifecta for Good Self-Care

Stretching and warming up in the gymA healthier body leads us to a happier mind…and life.

When we actively take care of our bodies, it absolutely and positively affects our happiness. Have you been working out, but then eat junk food? Or focusing on the environment …

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Spirituality as a Mindful Practice

iStock_000014332869_LargeDo you consider yourself a religious or spiritual person? Religion is often a controversial topic, but research has shown that practicing some form of spirituality or religion can and does bring happiness. Although there are many different religions, many of …

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Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

goalsA high school student is taught to achieve their goals whether it is to get into the university of their dreams, set a new track record for their cross country team, make the cheerleading team, or get that internship that …

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Build a Coping Strategy Toolbox

Toolbox with tools. Skrewdriver, hammer, handsaw and wrenchWhen you experience a stressful event or get heated after an argument with your spouse, how do you handle it? What if you spent a whole week practicing for your job interview, which you thought you were going to nail …

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Growing Your Social Relationships

social relationships adviceThe fifth step towards finding your H-factor is growing your social relationships, where you build off of already existing relationships to make them stronger. Whether these relationships are with friends, co-workers, or family they are all important to you in …

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Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness with Harvesting HappinessIn this 4th step to finding your H-factor we learn that showing a random, yet practical act of kindness will lead us another step towards happiness. Remember when a coworker bought you coffee and surprised you at work? What about …

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Optimize Greener Pastures

IMG_6625Have you just had one of those days, weeks, months or even years where nothing seems to be going right? Are you struggling to pay your monthly bills, dreading the in-laws coming to visit, or having a hard time fitting …

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Spirituality, Sense of Purpose, and Faith

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“Purpose is the conscious choice of what, where, and how to make a positive contribution to our world. It is the theme, quality or passion we choose to center our lives around.” Richard Lieder

One of the most common questions …

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It’s Time To Develop Your Leadership Abilities

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Leadership is an important trait because those that can lead others effectively can accomplish wonderfully valuable accomplishments.  Positive leadership is the foundation for successful endeavors all the way from the family unit to an entire country.

Do you see yourself …

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WANTED: Humor and Playfulness

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Humor and playfulness are two traits that everyone ought to value and incorporate more of in their lives.  Haven’t you ever been around someone who had a cheerful heart and made you laugh and feel good every time you ran …

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