Over the next 50 days, I will be going over the 50 things that I have learned to make my life awesome. I know people are always doing these but so few of them have a PhD and 25+ years of experience working with human beings on what they want and changing the things they don’t like. Here is my […]Read more
We talk about your chi and flow as if you know what we are talking about. Perhaps it is time we give you a very short in-service in what we are talking about.Read more
There is a certain mantra we have been repeating to ourselves for a while that we only recently started to say out loud. This mantra is very powerful and should only be repeated if you are willing to live an intentional life where you create meaning and commit yourself to being happy.Read more
There are a few things that people can agree on: bacon is good, Robert Downey Jr. is awesome as Iron Man and we would all like to be happy. The first two are a certainty but would you be surprised to find out that happiness is not an ideal that people believe is attainable? Happiness is seen as the unicorn being ridden by a leprechaun holding a fairy. People don’t think it is possible. We strive for contentment or a state that is somewhere in between but most of our needs are sated. Being content is that feeling after watching your favorite TV show; you aren’t bouncing off the wall with glee but you are not sad either. In other words, you feel neutral.Read more
CoupleDumb created a happiness manifesto several years ago. To that end, we continue to explore what makes life worth living. As we embrace Positive Psychology and the influence of the founders and researchers begin to permeate our society, we continually ask ourselves, ‘why aren’t more people happy?’ We think the answer is quite simple. We don’t think people know what that means!Read more
We have been talking about happiness and being positive about life in general since the inception of this Blog 4 years ago.Read more
What is happier?Read more
I write this as we anticipate the announcement of the new Pope. I see Vatican Square replete with people who are excited and exuding joy over a new beginning. It is a beautiful sight to see in the midst of a historical moment in time. It is amazing that in the middle of all the scary things in the world, as human beings we can generate this much energy from the happiness of being hopeful.Read more
What is the foundation of being happy?
What makes a person happy?
Is there a common understanding of what happy is?Read more
Peter Pan asked you to find your happy thought to be able to soar. Though you do not want to see either of us in green tights, we very much agree. So we ask you:Read more