Archive for 2011

What Makes You Smile?

Posted by dianne on Sep 20, 2011 in Newsletters | No comment

Scientific studies have shown that smiling can actually be the cause of good feelings rather than just the result. In Dr. Robert Zajonc’s study in the psychology department at the University of Michigan, volunteers who spoke sounds that put their features into a smiling pose such as the long e (ee) sound, reported pleasant feelings

Now Is the Time

Posted by dianne on Aug 20, 2011 in Newsletters | No comment

This special message is coming to you today because of our economic situation. Many of us are worried about the economy not only in the United States but also around the world. I don’t have any answers for global or even national problems, but I have a suggestion for each of us. If you have

There Is Nothing News Under the Sun There Is Nothing News Under the Sun

Posted by dianne on Jul 20, 2011 in Newsletters | No comment

Don’t you hate being predictable? I had been waiting to get into gardening. I had this notion that I couldn’t tackle the outside of the house until I “finished” or at least “caught up on” the inside of the house. Every spring I would put a couple of geraniums in pots and promise, “pretty soon”…

A Skeptic Proves the Law of Attraction Works

Posted by dianne on May 3, 2011 in Blog | 4 comments

I have had the pleasure of speaking to more and more groups about Making Happy Happen in their lives. And the message has been very well received. I have to give a lot credit to my friend and colleague Deanne DeMarco. As many of you know, I have felt a calling for years as a

Try Brushing Your Teeth with the Other Hand

Posted by dianne on Mar 6, 2011 in Articles | No comment

That’s the challenge a friend gave me last week, and it taught me something new. Brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand exercises the opposite side of your brain. I tried right away and was surprised at how difficult it was. It gave me a new appreciation for the work my little grandchildren do to