Author Archive for: ‘sherrietoews’

  • Happy

    If You’re Happy and You Know It Go Get Mad: How Anger Leads to Lasting Happiness

    Happiness is The Goal, these days more than ever. Joy, Gratitude, Peace, Happiness… the buzzwords are everywhere. There are funny blogs about them, hilariously crass meditation parodies (warning: not for the easily offended), tongue-in-cheek memes. But it’s not just buzz and parody… there’s actually something …

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  • Creating Happy Connections

    Birds of a Feather: Creating Happy Connections

    Turns out, Barbara Streisand had it right. Well, almost: People. People who need people…are the HAPPIEST people in the world. Lucky, too, it’s true – because the friendships we build offer a sense of belonging, increase our self worth, and give us a feeling of …

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  • Social Support

    Social Support and Health

    It’s no secret that a strong, supportive social circle – even a small one – benefits your mental and physical health. The feel-good chemicals that get released in our brains (oxytocin and dopamine) help to decrease depression, anxiety, and worry. Even better, close, caring relationships …

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  • Oops To Awesome

    From Oops to Awesome: How Mistakes Can Make or Break You

    The sweetest victory is the one that’s most difficult. That goal or dream that requires you to reach down deep, to fight with everything you’ve got. And in that moment of reaching you don’t know if your best will be enough. It’s not the failures …

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  • Perseverance

    Perseverance: The Grit Behind the Glory

    Raise your hand if you set goals… Raise your hand if you expect those goals to become reality… Now, keep your hand up only if you believe that the road from here to there will be a smooth journey, free of potholes and detours… There …

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    Building Your Optimism Muscles: 5 Ways to See the Glass Half-Full

    There are people in our everyday lives who must have invisible super-hero capes. You know the people who, despite tough breaks or bad luck, face the world again and again with optimism – a belief that good things will happen to them. Some of them …

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