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WCML 121: Help us rename this podcast! - Pace Smith

To better accomplish our aim, Let’s play a curious game. Take heed and take notes, Then send in your votes, To give this podcast a new name! We’ve been learning about inclusive language, why it’s important, and why we need to rename our podcast. But we don’t know what to rename it to, so we […]

Running from Change

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3 Simple Ways To Burst With Joy Every Single Day

Have you ever wondered if you’ll ever experience joy? I mean true joy? Or happiness? Do you sometimes ask yourself what is needed to change your life around? I did. Science say that happiness is: a mental and/or emotional state of well- being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from absolute contentment and joy. Show More Summary

“I Wish My 18-Year-Old Self Had Realized That Incrementalism Is ‘OK.’”

Interview: Robb Wolf. I often write about how I eat a low-carb, high-fat diet. As I describe in Better Than Before, I experienced the “Strategy of the Lightning Bolt” after reading Gary Taubes’s book Why We Get Fat, which convinced me...Show More Summary

What Happens When You Lie by Telling the Truth?

Deception is a common activity among people. There are many ways to do it, and they have different influences on ourselves and other people.

Podcast 109: Pay Attention to the Light, a Fun April Fool’s Tradition, and a Demerit for Talking Too Much.

It’s time for the next installment of Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Update: My daughter Eliza turns 18 years old! Unbelievable. If you want to listen to Eliza Starting at 16, it’s here; if you want to watch my one-minute video “The Years Are Short,” it’s here. Show More Summary

The Evolution of an Individual.

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A Little Happier: A Happiness Lesson from a Founding Father.

When I was still working as a lawyer, before I switched to writing, I worked at the Federal Communications Commission. My former boss, Chairman Reed Hundt, had a line he often quoted, and it made a big impression on me. It’s from the...Show More Summary

How Our Need For Perfection May Be Literally Killing Us

Recently, I read an important article in The Washington Post. The title reveals the content: Americans Use Far More Opioids Than Anyone Else in the World. The title describes accurately the premise of the article but the specifics tell the deeper story. Not only do Americans use more opioids than anyone else in the world, we are […]

How to Address Conflict When Stakes Are High

Mindset Mastery Video #9: How to address conflict when stakes are high and relationships are important to you. Transcript How do you address conflict and resolve it efficiently when stakes are high and when the relationship at hand is...Show More Summary

The Idea That Made Me Quit Arguably the Best Company On Earth

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For the International Day of Happiness: The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned About Happiness.

Tomorrow (Monday, March 20), is the International Day of Happiness (there’s a day for just about everything, isn’t there?). That got me thinking. I’ve been researching, thinking, and writing about it for a decade now: what’s the most...Show More Summary

How To Find Fulfillment Every Day

Do you often long for it? That sense of accomplishment, the feeling you get when you’ve had a perfect day and there’s nothing else needed to be done? Of course, you do.  You want it so much that you begin learning how to do everything faster. You study time management, get a lot of things […] The post How To Find Fulfillment Every Day appeared first on Goodlife Zen.

Agree? “It Is Hard, So Terribly Hard, to Please Yourself…It Is Almost the Hardest Thing in the World.”

“It is hard, so terribly hard, to please yourself. Far from being the easy thing that it sounds like, it is almost the hardest thing in the world, because we are not always comfortable with that true self that lies deep within us.” –Christopher Alexander, The Nature of Order Book Four: The Luminous Ground I agree. Show More Summary

What Healthy Treats Do You Give Yourself? (Note the “Healthy.”)

In my book Better Than Before, I describe the many strategies that we can use to change our habits. We all have our favorite strategies — but I think most of us would agree that the Strategy of Treats is the most fun strategy. “Treats” may sound like a self-indulgent, frivolous strategy, but it’s not. Show More Summary

How to Beat Procrastination through Big Picture Thinking

“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” – Don Marquis As I worked on the first draft of this post, I wondered what on earth would I be able to share about beating procrastination that hasn’t been covered already. The...Show More Summary

How To Ground Yourself When You’re Feeling Disconnected

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For Habits, “Adopting a Sabbath Pause Has Been Revelatory.”

Interview: Abigail Pogrebin. I met Abby Pogrebin because our daughters, now seniors, have been in school together since kindergarten, and she also lives right around the corner from me. I’m a huge fan — of the many and various things that Abby’s involved in. Show More Summary

Podcast 108: Use Your Shower as a “Happiness Booth,” Use Your Smart-Phone as a Magnifier, and a Question from the Movie “Before Sunrise.”

It’s time for the next installment of Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Update: Along with her writing partner Sarah Fain, Elizabeth is busy getting ready to launch her new podcast Happier in Hollywood. And by the way, if you love listening...Show More Summary

WCME 070: The 9 Types of Leadership: Mastering the Art of People in the 21st Century Workplace, with Beatrice Chestnut (part 2 of 2) - Pace Smith

Bea’s gonna talk; you should heed her. And tell all your friends who are readers To pick up her new book, And give it a look, To find out the 9 types of leaders. Beatrice Chestnut gives us an overview of the 9 different leadership styles, and for each Enneagram type, 1 example of how […]

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