Monthly Archives: February 2015

#24 Discovering your purpose in life

When I talk to my kids about their future careers, I know that what they decide to do with their lives will be shaped by their life experiences. Though they may have passion in a number of areas today, they … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #23: Finding Your Calling

  Sometimes if you’re lucky, life takes you in the direction of your calling – the place you call home, when you are engaged and empowered by a sense of purpose greater than yourself. More often, however, you can lose … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #22: Your Power to Choose

Stress is an essential part of our daily lives, and at times, we can feel overwhelmed. How can you regain control, and how can you be happy in the face of stress? It’s essential to recognize two things. First, enduring … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #21: Happiness in the Face of Stress

  Stress is an essential part of everyday life. In fact, we need positive stress, or what Hans Selye called eustress, to move forward, grow and achieve our potentials. My son needs that little extra help to get out of … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #20: Obstacles to Happiness

  Today, what stands between you and happiness? There are many times in our lives when we don’t feel as happy as we could be. We’ve had some bad news – a friend moving away or falling sick, or we’re … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #19: Three Key Emotional Health Skills

When considering health, most of us focus on physical wellbeing. I see emotional wellness as a deep sense of meaning and purpose, an abiding sense of peace, the ability to manage the stress and transitions of life, awareness of your … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #18: Be a hero today; make someone else’s day

A week after my mom passed away, my dad showed me recent photos taken at the Confederation Centre for Seniors where my mom was both a volunteer and active participant. There was a competition for the best Easter outfit and … Continue reading

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