International Day of Happiness - 20 March Climate Action for a Happy Planet What is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to be happy, of course! Dr. Rick Hanson - Author of Buddha's Brain and Just One Thing posted on: November 30th, 2012 Who do you argue with?The Practice:Don’t quarrel.Why? It’s one thing to stick up for yourself and others. The HBR List: Breakthrough Ideas for 2010 When the business community supports an idea, change can happen fast. HBR’s annual ideas collection, compiled in cooperation with the World Economic Forum, offers 10 fresh solutions we believe would make the world better. Ranging from productivity boosting to nation building, from health care to hacking, any of the ideas presented in the following pages could go far with broad-based buy-in.
Chakras - Aligning Your Chakras Chakra: Index | Basics | Symbols/Names | Primary 7 | Exercises | Foods | Meditations What Are Chakras? Chakras are our energy centers. They are the openings for life energy to flow into and out of our aura. How people follow Epicurus' philosophy today Who was Epicurus? Epicurus, pictured on the right in Raphael’s School of Athens, was a Greek philosopher who lived from 341 BC to 270 BC, and who established a philosophical commune called the Garden in Athens, where he and his followers practiced and lived their philosophy as a way of life. A sign hanging above the entrance to the Garden said: ‘Stranger, here you will do well to tarry.
How Will You Celebrate International Day of Happiness? How many times a year do you get an excuse to celebrate happiness? Why not right now? The UN has declared March 20, 2013 to be the first International Day of Happiness. Dr. Rick Hanson - Discover the Simple Method to More Joy &Less Stress posted on: February 1st, 2013 Wishing well? The Practice: Bless. Why? Does Management Really Work? Executive Summary Reprint: R1211D HBR’s 90th anniversary is a sensible time to revisit a basic question: Are organizations more likely to succeed if they adopt good management practices? The answer may seem obvious to most HBR readers, but these three economists cast their net much wider than that.
The Power of the Chakras The following is excerpted from Spiritual Clearings: Sacred Practices to Release Negative Energy and Harmonize Your Life (North Atlantic Books 2009) Chakra Assessments The word chakra means "wheel" in Sanskrit. Chakras are the body's subtle energy vortices. They have been identified in many ancient cultures. There are seven primary chakras or energy centers including the root, navel, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye, and crown chakras. Northern Exposure « ~ The Art Of Change ~ Posted by carolom on May 11, 2008 I somehow missed watching Northern Exposure in the 90’s and have had the delight of discovering it many years after the final episode. Sal was a fan of the show and his daughters remember watching the show with dad when they were young. So I was pleased to find that the Adelaide library has the full six series, 110 epsiodes…and for the last few weeks have watched from episode one through to the final, moving scene on the last show (see video clip “Our Town” below.) The creators of the show were members of the Esalen Institute. Click here for wikipedia info on Northern Exposure and Eslan “Northern Exposure’s flavor came from a combination of various influences.
7 ways to practice emotional first aid You put a bandage on a cut or take antibiotics to treat an infection, right? No questions asked. In fact, questions would be asked if you didn’t apply first aid when necessary. So why isn’t the same true of our mental health? We are expected to just “get over” psychological wounds — when as anyone who’s ever ruminated over rejection or agonized over a failure knows only too well, emotional injuries can be just as crippling as physical ones. 10 Ways Gratitude Can Change Your Life & 4 Step Gratitude Plan Gratitude can motivate others, increase self-control, build social ties and more…plus 4-step gratitude plan. Gratitude is the new miracle emotion. Although gratitude has been around for as long as human beings, it’s only recently started to get the big thumbs-up from science. So here are 10 ways gratitude can change your life, followed by a quick 4-step plan to help maximise your own gratitude, whatever level you start from. There’s even a trick for those suffering from ‘gratitude burnout’. 1.
What Cross-Silo Leadership Looks Like Though most executives recognize the importance of breaking down silos to help people collaborate across boundaries, they struggle to make it happen. That’s understandable: It is devilishly difficult. Think about your own relationships at work—the people you report to and those who report to you, for starters. Now consider the people in other functions, units, or geographies whose work touches yours in some way. Which relationships get prioritized in your day-to-day job? Michael Shermer » (Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (Can’t Get No) Satisfaction The new science of happiness needs some historical perspective Imagine you have a choice between earning $50,000 a year while other people make $25,000 or earning $100,000 a year while other people get $250,000. Prices of goods and services are the same.