Posts Tagged happiness

Star in Your Own Reality Show

Posted by dianne on May 6, 2013 in Blog | No comment

A recent study of almost 300,000 adult Americans showed that unhappy people spent 30 percent more time watching television than happy people. Which came first? That wasn’t clear, but if those unhappy people are watching the news, I’d be willing to bet it’s not cheering them up. Doesn’t it make sense that you would be

Happy Moms Rock the World

Posted by dianne on Mar 8, 2013 in Blog | No comment

I have started working on my next book, Happy Moms Rock the World. Happy Moms from all over the country are responding to my inquiries on what makes them happy. The very early results are in and and I see a couple of trends. Lots of moms find happiness in their spiritual practices. Reading scripture,

No Need to Panic — Christmas Can Happen Without Me

Posted by dianne on Dec 6, 2012 in Blog | No comment

Even though the Christmas decorations were in the stores waaay too early, as usual, this year; I no longer start to panic the way I did in years past. Beginning in her 50’s my mother began saying that she and all her contemporaries had become “Generals with no armies.” She said it a lot, and

Same Lesson Different Day

Posted by dianne on Nov 29, 2012 in Blog | No comment

Have you ever noticed how life teaches us the same lessons over and over again? I know that stress saps my energy and motivation, but when that happens I don’t recognize that stress is at play. I start berating myself for being such a lazy slacker. This could go on for days until I realize—“Oh

How to Deal with a Bad Day

Posted by dianne on Feb 2, 2011 in Blog | No comment

Enjoy this excellent article bycreativity consultant Christine Kane. Let’s face it. No matter how much progress we make, we’re still going to have “bad days.” You know the ones. When the old critical voices are milling about drinking martinis in your head. You try to send them all away with your favorite powerful affirmation, but