5-Day Happiness Challenge – Day 5: Let Go

As someone who has battled depression for most of my life and an eating disorder for most of my adult life, I’m well versed in holding onto emotions, experiences, stories and perspectives that cost me my happiness. Since beginning my journey towards a happier life and becoming the kind of mental health role model for […]

5-Day Happiness Challenge – Day 4: Solve your Happiness Equation

The content in today’s episode is inspired by a wonderful book called “Solve for Happy” by Mo Gawdat. The Happiness Equation After experiencing the tragic loss of his son after a routine surgery, Mo Gawdat needed to find a way to understand life and happiness.  He came at the problem with the mind of an […]

5-Day Happiness Challenge – Day 3: Get comfortable with Discomfort

Can you cope? We tolerate discomfort all the time – without really even noticing we’re doing it. Think about a time you went to a barbecue or outside event and you were having a wonderful time all afternoon but as the sun set, you began to feel really cold. You’re laughing and enjoying the great […]

5-Day Happiness Challenge – Day 2: Turn down the Shark Music

Change your thoughts, change your life Dr Wayne W. Dyer Tweet Back in November, I wrote a post titled, “I’d like to show you the power of your thoughts“. In it I featured the two videos I describe on today’s podcast. For some unknown (and frustrating) reason, the videos won’t upload here but you’ll be […]

5 Day Happiness Challenge – Day 1: Fatten up the good

Not all emotions are created equal In my work as a corporate trainer, I often talk to leaders about the balance between ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ interactions. Research suggests that for a team to perform well and for the members of the team to feel good about being a part of that team, they need a […]