June 2007

June 24, 2007 (Broadway Books, 212 pages, $18.95) I was instantly drawn to this green and pink book with the pink piggy bank on the cover; oh, and to the subtitle that promised that the book would teach me "How to Spend to Get the Life You...

By Al Lewis Denver Post Staff Columnist Article Last Updated: 06/25/2007 11:13:32 AM MDT Can money buy happiness? You bet it can. Studies show that people in wealthier countries are generally happier than those in poorer countries, said Ed Diener, a University of Illinois psychologist who has...

This morning I was reminded of this wonderful quote: Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. - Henry Ford, 1863-1947, American Industrialist and Founder of Ford Motor Company And as I've done many times before, I happily provide you with the following happiness...

I recently discovered this list of Paul Wong's, Canadian Professor of Psychology, in which he outlines the following twelve defining characteristics of great leaders: 1. Great capacity for productive work -- They seem to possess boundless energy and thrive under stress. They are able to...

'Happier' Lives Up to Its Name Published On Friday, June 22, 2007 12:04 AM By COURTNEY D. SKINNER Crimson Staff Writer Happiness, in a nutshell. Or at least in hardcover. "Happier," the new nonfiction book by Lecturer on Psychology Tal D. Ben-Shahar "96-teacher of Harvard's most popular course...

Happy? How do you know? And does it really matter? Millions of dollars are being poured into studies on happiness. The cult of cheerfulness even pervades cancer wards. So why are we so miserable? LEAH McLAREN From Saturday's Globe and Mail E-mail Leah McLaren | Read Bio...

Can happiness be quantified? Number-crunching satisfaction and desire MARK KINGWELL From Saturday's Globe and Mail June 22, 2007 at 5:00 PM EDT Can happiness be quantified? Philosophers usually say no, but of course they would: Quantified happiness would probably put them out of business. Consider instead their more...

Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you? - Fanny Brice, 1891-1951, American Comedienne/Singer/Actress My happiness version? To experience happiness simply...