Here’s what brain research says will make you happy: “What am I grateful for?” Just asking -searching helps; you don’t need answers! Label -name negative emotions. Your brain isn’t so bothered when you name it. Decide. No perfectionist thinking – good enough usually is! Hugs, hugs, hugs. Research shows getting five hugs a day for four weeks increases happiness big time. … More 4 Ways to Be Happier
Certain strengths are most closely linked to happiness. They include gratitude, hope, vitality, curiosity, and love. These strengths are so important that they’re worth cultivating and help you weather the ups and downs of life and also build resilience for times of greater difficulty. Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what you have—from a roof over … More 5 Happiness Components
I’m excited to present NEW! eBooks/Products and Long Island Fall Events Eileen’s Blog Posts How to Measure Your Goals and Needs Strategies for Success in Your Life & Career Unleash Your Inner Power! Change Expectations to Reduce Stress! Forgiveness & Health: Connected! … More Balance & Power, Inc/ SOAR! with Resilience™ Fall Happenings, Products & Blogs to Motivate & Inspire!
“..The Whale… If you read a recent front page story of the San Francisco Chronicle, you would have read about a female humpback whale who had become entangled in a spider web of crab traps and lines. She was weighted down by hundreds of pounds of traps that caused her to struggle to stay afloat. She … More The Whale – Giving and Receiving Gratitude
An article published in today’s Sunday April 9 Newsday written by Rabbi Marc Gellman of the “God Squad” titled “Finding your purpose on life’s solitary journey” included a few powerful inspirational quotes that I will share with you here: “Lonliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.” – Mother Teresa “Many … More Finding Your Purpose
“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” – Brian Tracy Gratitude has been getting a lot of press in self-help/development curriculums because it is essential to acknowledge personal gratefuluness in several … More How to Create an Attitude of Gratitude and Be Happier!
To all the recipients of my heart felt networking letter from a few days ago, please add to my recommended networking links: David Gussin, http://www.516ads.com and http://www.631ads.com, a star of Long Island’s networking/advertising/PR community – David has informative and fun sites which, in addition to postings and listings, have informational and fun articles, including mine- … More important omissions re grateful networking: please read.
1. Take a small action that is a positive for your health- Drink more water, take a walk, meditate. 2. Call someone you love and trust and share your fears — getting fears out of your head will help. 3. Take a break– even if you are looking for work you need to unplug and … More 10 Back to Basics Steps to Move Forward
Hi! I’ve been busy on FB, Twitter, promoting my events, meetings, writing curriculum and networking. I’ve been ignoring my blog, exercising and visiting Mom in her nursing home. This AM I acknowledged this is all temporary, and did some EFT and I “tapped” on being totally attentive to my current priorities, not cutting any corners, … More The Gift of Time