Gratitude: Grease for Your Happiness Gears

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving everyone! In the spirit of the holiday, I wanted to talk a bit about gratitude.  Appreciating and expressing your thanks for the good things in life can do wonders for your wellbeing and relationships and costs zero money (and only a tiny amount time!) Yet it’s so easy to push off or relegate to special occasions only. Being thankful only on Thanksgiving is certainly not the worst …

5S For Your Mind: How to Improve Your Thinking

If you woke up tomorrow really wanting to improve your life, how would you do it? You’d probably do something like start working out, or call a friend to meet for lunch, or sign up for a training at work.  Getting some exercising would improve your health, spending time with friends and family would increase happiness, and working on your career would help you make more money.  It’s always good to try to optimize …