Happiness

Maybe That’s Why We Sleep?

It helps your long-term memory?

I know that sleep isn’t the sexiest of topics. I have blogs that have been a lot more exciting. That being said though, sleep is one of the most important things we do each day and it is one of the least understood things in life. Research indicates that the brain minimizes clutter and maximizes memory with sleep. That being said, here’s a factoid about sleep that might surprise you:

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Living Authentic Happiness

“We hold these truths to be self-evident—that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

—American Declaration of Independence

It is said by some people that we can’t or shouldn’t pursue happiness, that it is the by-product of hard work or some other aspect of life.

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The Best Relationships Depend on Open Communication

It might be easier if it were the case, but relationships don’t exist in a vacuum. They exist between two people who carry into the relationship their experiences, history, emotions, and expectations.

Any time you have two people, you also have different levels of artistry when it comes to communication. The good news though, is that better communication—simply because it is a skill—can be learned.

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Make Yourself Happy

Yes, you can make yourself happy

If you have ever been to a self-help seminar or a talk by any of the gurus of happiness, you have heard how important positive thinking is, the value of positivity, etc. Well, back in 2004 Barbara L Fredrickson from University of Michigan wrote a paper on the theory of positive emotions. During her research, she discovered how negative emotions affect peoples’ minds. Her results indicated that:

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Men and Women and Their Roles in Ending a Relationship

An old client came back to me last week and related his story. After a year or so working to win back his relationship partner, after just two months together, again she announced that she still wasn’t happy and was leaving…again…that very day. It is a sad way for ending a relationship.

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Focused on the development of people from the inside out.