Tag: Practices for life growth

Growing in Connection With Others

Posted on August 5, 2021

In the words of Joyce Gottlieb, writer, coach and psychotherapist, “…we grow in connection with others.”  The following article (written by a person who learned English later in life) gives concrete steps on enhancing your communication by inspiring and influencing the people around you, e.g., Rule #3, compliment to affect people’s sense of self. Yes, not until you make a connection with the other first—will your words be heard and understood.  I want all of ...

An Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happier

Posted on February 14, 2016

The world as we know it today is complicated, busy, stimulating and filled with "breaking news."  How to calm the brain and body and get a good nights rest?  After all, we are learning through mind/body research how important a good nights sleep is to our days of fulfilling work.  Good news: social scientists have discovered some ways to train our brains to power down at night and look forward to the new day tomorrow.  This ...

Habits of Happy People

Posted on December 28, 2014

These habits are founded in age old wisdom and present day research.  Are you nurturing at least 5 close friendships?  Are you aware of a life long dream? Do you know that struggle is the evidence of progress?  Perhaps some of these practices can guide you in the New Year...