Do You Struggle Managing Your Anger?
Do You Struggle Managing Your Anger? Many of us struggle when we are faced with an emotional charge that runs through our body and erupts in an outburst of anger. It feels so natural – yet it causes so much damage to our self and those closest to us. So... Read more
Get Over Yourself – You’re Nothing Special
Get Over Yourself – You’re Nothing Special By Amanda Chouinard • February 1, 2016 I can’t tell you, how many times I’ve been shown or told this in my life(friends, family, partners, bosses, strangers etc). I’m nothing exceptional in terms of looks or intelligence. I view life as most... Read more
Is Happiness Really Possible?
Is Happiness Really Possible? Over 3,500 years ago one of the wisest men to ever walk the earth made a statement that translated to “Life is Misery.” In Wikipedia it explains the term Dukkha: Dukkha (Pāli; Sanskrit: duḥkha; Tibetan: སྡུག་བསྔལ་ sdug bsngal, pr. “duk-ngel”) is a Buddhist term commonly translated as “suffering“, “anxiety”, “stress”, or “unsatisfactoriness”. The principle... Read more
Do You Know The 6 Steps For Controlling Your Emotions?
Do You Know The 6 Steps For Controlling Your Emotions? Of all the things they teach us in school when we are young, they certainly missed on teaching us some of the most important ones. Can you image how much better off the world would be if people learned... Read more
Did You Know that the Older You Get the Happier You Get?
Did You Know that the Older You Get the Happier You Get? When I hit my second fifty I made it my personal mission to smash all those goofy beliefs that seemed to be freely passed on to those of us in our second fifty. One of those beliefs... Read more
Are Your Emotions Getting the Best of You?
Are Your Emotions Getting the Best of You? Everyone on the planet, at one time or another, says or does something they wish they wouldn’t have, and at that moment it was certainly a reaction, to an emotion that we had lost control over. To paraphrase Colin Sprake from the... Read more
Positive Emotions Increase with Old Age; while Negative Emotions Decline
Positive Emotions Increase with Old Age; while Negative Emotions Decline In an article posted in The Mouse Trap a new study reported in PNAS, positive emotions and hedonic well being, like happiness and enjoyment, increase past the age of 50 (after reaching a nadir at that age), while negative emotions,... Read more