Author: Dr Happy

via Inc.com by Jessica Stillman Are optimists born or made? We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set...

via Science of Us by Cari Romm All but the luckiest among us, at some point during their careers, will have at least one job that’s not so great, or even straight-up bad. If that’s the case, there are a handful of coping strategies that can...

A Strong, Positive Self-Image Is The Best Possible Preparation For Success by Jay Hill via LifeHack How do you see yourself? One of the key determining factors in your chance for success, happiness and how others see you is your self-image. With a positive self-image, you will be...

via LifeHack by Nick Darlington “Change is the only constant in life.” — Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher Nowhere today is this more apparent than in the business world. New technologies are launched daily, business models have changed and continue to change, lean startup thinking has proliferated and the traditional...

via the NewYorker by Will Storr Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of...

via Inc.com by Elle Kaplan Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily. The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't get very far without your daily dose of confidence...

I've written about this many times; but it's important to reiterate because it's such a common mistake. Happiness is definitely desirable; and something we should seek to enjoy as often as possible. But happiness is also not possible ALL the time; it's just unrealistic to expect too...

via Fulfilment Daily by Emma Seppala The Problem: We’re highly competitive, self-critical and hard on ourselves. The Science: This focus on achievement actually backfires us and makes us vulnerable in times of failure. The Solution: Self-Compassion is associated with greater resilience, productivity and well-being. Strive for more, work even...