Archives for July 2013

Creating Automatic Emotions

Every day we get opportunities to practice various emotions. The ones we rely on the most are the ones that become automatic. But you can create new and more positive automatic emotions. First, let's look at a couple of examples: If every time you get cut off in traffic, your first emotional reaction is anger, it's only because that's the emotion you have practiced so much that it has become your go-to emotional response. And by going with your first reaction, you're also reinforcing … [Read more...]

Brain Dump: Happiness At Work

Just an update to share something that's taking up brain cells lately. I'm pretty excited about this and since I've been thinking about it a lot lately, I'm guessing that you might like it too. Whether you're mildly displeased or completely despise your job, I'm pretty sure that this book will help. But even if you love your job, you really should check this out... Happiness At Work Recently, I heard an interview with Dr. Srikumar Rao. He was talking about his book, . I ended up listening to … [Read more...]

30-Day Challenge: Speak No Evil

How do you feel around negative people? How do you feel when someone you know is always complaining? Have you ever met someone who seems to always be so negative when you're with them? Have you ever met one of those people who is always doom-and-gloom, who never has anything nice to say about anything or anyone? When you spend a lot of time around people who are always complaining about things, or bad-mouthing other people behind their backs, it can be very draining -- emotionally, mentally, … [Read more...]