November 2012

As regular readers of this blog would well be aware I (Dr. Happy aka Dr. Tim Sharp) don't often write about very personal matters in this context. I regularly comment on happiness related incidences in my life, and in the lives of my colleagues and...

by Ingrid Poulson (bio HERE)  About two years ago, I almost gave up on Facebook.  It seemed that this marvelous program for connecting people had been hijacked by mundane news feeds about scores on Bejeweled Blitz, political opinions and generally a lot of complaining  (my favourite...

Does wisdom bring happiness (or vice versa)?  by Robert Wright for the Atlantic "The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts," said Marcus Aurelius. If he's right, the path to well-being is straightforward: Avoid low-quality thoughts! Sadly, it's far from clear that he's right....

New research reveals something pretty obvious. Thanking and rewarding employees can give your business a boost. by Kathleen Kim for inc.com Don’t hold off until annual performance reviews to praise stellar employees. A simple “thank you” here and there can boost efficiency and even help your business...

I found this article over the weekend and thought it would be a great way to start the week. Read and enjoy...

By Ingrid Poulson (HERE)  In the wake of the storms hitting the coast in the US and the Caribbean, there’s bound to be a sudden run on the term ‘resilience’.  Although the media likes to linger on the tragedy and details of human suffering, I find...