How to Be a Great Friend

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. “  Anais LinHere is a simple truth about happiness:  one of the best ways to make yourself happy is to make...

Boredom: Making it Work For You

Samuel Johnson wrote, “It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery, and as much happiness, as possible.”  For many people boredom can be one of those “little things” in life that brings unhappiness, dissatisfaction and...

How to Be Happier Than You Are Now

It was Aristotle who wrote, “Happiness is the whole aim and end of human existence.” This is certainly true today when the quest for happiness seems to characterize the psychology of the 21st century.  Happiness derives from being able to move beyond routine...

TEN COMMANDMENTS OF SELF-CARE

I know what you are thinking – another boring list of reminders that you have already read before.  You are right; of course you KNOW these things.  It’s DOING them that’s the challenge.  So what’s in it for you to read through yet one more list of...

Facing Cancer

Life has a way of turning toward a path without warning. An email came one night last week and I learned that a friend’s husband has had a recurrence of lymphoma, a disease he thought he had seen the last of four years ago. He and his family have begun coping with...