I often teach about happiness and what has become exceedingly clear is this: there are 7 qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered. According to Psychology Today, University of California researcher Sonja Lyubomirsky states: “40% of our of our capacity for happiness is within our power to change”. If this
Via Writer Amy Segreti: Let me be clear: Tamara Star is a total wonder woman wrapped up into a gorgeous, tall, sometimes shy, fiercely feminine package. She is also my friend; I believe in her deeply, and she’s created a truly special 40-Day Personal Reboot program just in time for the swift-moving, productive energy waves of Fall. She’s put her heart and soul into it, and I wanted to share it with you through an exclusive interview with her.
You say you want happiness. We all do. But the truth is, you’re scared shitless of it. Completely bat shit crazy of having it because lo and behold if you get it, if you experience it and get used to experiencing it, you just might lose it. Here’s a little 411 for you: so am I, and so is everyone.
Unfortunately, too many of us make a brief effort and then go on auto pilot forgetting that it takes consistent practice to master the art of love; yet when we do make the effort, we create a masterpiece that never grows boring to look at.
It may sound crazy, but the amazing brain with its many functions and miracles, really does dictate your life experience.
Ah a new season! And it seems right now is the time to hit the universal reset button for new beginnings and fresh starts. If you’re not wanting to hire a coach or sign up for a life makeover, keep reading. I’m going to show you how to take charge of your own life, and get your own do over.
Domestic Violence outside the obvious signs of physical abuse such as pushing, grabbing, and hitting can be subtle.
Here are 10 things you’ll need to give up in exchange for your happiness.
Here’s an actual part of my 40-day personal reboot program. This week we dove into money! I hope you enjoy it. And if you want to dive deeper and join me on the next reboot, you can get more info right here. Here are 18 minutes of my
There was never an off switch, there was always something more to do, and I never felt satisfied with a job well done because there were always a zillion more things to get done.
There’s an old saying: What you see is what you get. Science has now proven that
You found us right after college, chased us through our careers, into our relationships, and finally pinned us down after the fall.
Work, clean, workout, kids, career, groceries, spouses, bills, friends, commitments, and repeat.
Whether we’re married or single, working or in school, there just doesn’t seem to be much time for self-care anymore.
Those tiny quiet moments we used to enjoy at stop lights, commuting on trains, and waiting for appointments are gone and now replaced with
Today was an ass kicker kind of a day. I’m talking the accidentally get your foot stuck in a horse stirrup and be dragged face down in the dirt sort of day. Astrologers tell me that the crap you want to leave behind in life comes up in your face
Transitional seasons – it’s as if Mother Nature suddenly has A.D.D. or as the artist Sting sings- she can be all four seasons in one day! Warm one day and windy the next, then rains come or if it’s cold enough- snow appears on our car windows. If
Tamara Star talks about jealousy’s effect on our happiness.
Expressed in holy ways it transforms and heals.
Women who don’t truly trust other women. It’s almost a dirty sentence to read isn’t it?
He’s attractive, kind, nice and giving, so what’s the problem? Why do we shut down sexually and put him in the friend zone?
Love — obviously a hot and tricky topic — Good love takes time and effort to be strong and lasting, yet love can also be fragile and seems to fall apart when the ball gets dropped in these eight common ways: 1. Skimming over past pain. This one is a biggie.
There are key differences between happy people and unhappy people. Here are habits we can all practice daily and when times get tough.
We women are masters of change. We’re also masters of beating ourselves up daily. Self-improvement is one thing, but self abuse is quite another. Here are five things every woman needs to give up, leave behind and drop. 1. Waiting for Mr./Mrs. right to come along before making major life plans. Too
What I’m about to share with you is the antithesis of everything we’re taught. As I opened one manhole of dark memories, another would appear before my eyes and I dove in willingly- I had nothing to lose because I was already lost.
Forget new year’s resolutions! Here are 3 things to launch you into the new year with grace.
Today- the shortest day of the year heralds the return of light here in the northern hemisphere. Can you feel it? Regardless of where you are, today’s daylight is fleeting and the dark stillness of winter is calling. Even as we light our candles and Christmas lights to offset the darkness, springtime
I don’t care? Stay with me here… This isn’t about giving up on caring for others, the planet, or what really matters, it’s about something entirely different. We don’t have to dig deep to hear of the unfolding of the feminine inside all of us. Feminine as in balanced feminine, not femme fatale
The holidays are upon us and if we’re not careful, so is burnout. Foods we don’t usually eat, later nights than usual, holiday expectations, family dynamics and the financial stress of gift buying can send even the strongest person right over the edge. It’s no surprise so many of us start
Let’s talk about the overwhelming, exhausting amount of digital clutter you have in your life. Remember when you first got mail? It was fun and exciting to see who sent mail every morning wasn’t it? Remember Meg Ryan in Sleepless in Seattle? Email was exciting, even romantic. And now? (sound
“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein Even though we know Albert Einstein was right, most of us continue to do the same old things and think the same old thoughts, while hoping for life to be different. We do the
Work, clean, workout, kids, career, groceries, spouses, bills, friends, commitments, and repeat. Whether you’re married or single, there just isn’t much time for self-care anymore is there? Those tiny quiet moments we used to enjoy at stop lights, commuting on trains, and waiting for appointments are gone and now replaced
Change isn’t easy, if it were we wouldn’t have to try, we’d just do.
Changing is like shaking up one of those jars filled with sand and water.
Love is obviously a hot and tricky topic, and while we can all agree good love takes time and effort, love seems to fall apart quickly when the ball is dropped and laziness creeps in.
Here are eight things happy couples do to keep this from happening:
Do you Have the Balls to Be Happy? An Interview with LaGrande Green, former Oprah producer and 4 time Emmy winner. On his new Podcast radio station: BOLD I was asked how this article came to be, what happiness really is, and most importantly, what happiness is not. LeGrande Green
My recent interview on the morning news station 4BC – Fairfax Radio Network out of Australia. Have a listen to the interview by clicking the link at the bottom of their post. Working to be happy Posted by: Gordon Campbell | 9 October, 2014 – 12:50 PM 4BC Afternoons: Happiness
Studies have shown that the brain displays increased activity for up to 90 minutes after looking at any device, and hormonal levels elevate long after being online or having cellular connection to the degree that mimics addiction.
If compassion is our key to peace, I believe familiarity- whether real or perceived- breeds enough patience to find that key.
Do you feel like you’ve lost your youthful glow? Is your life becoming routine and well- just blah? You’re not alone. American author and humorist Mark Twain once wrote: “Wrinkles merely mark where smiles have been”. That’s all fine and dandy, but in today’s world, wrinkling is only one sign
I’m sitting here in front of a fire much like this one with a laptop upon my lap, realizing we’re within a few hours of Autumn Equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere – a time of transition. Traditionally Autumn is a time of abundant color, pumpkins and squash, heartier
Have you recently gone through a break up? Whether this break up was your idea or your partner’s, it really doesn’t matter does it? There’s no greater pain than watching the hopes and dreams you shared between the two of you disintegrate before your eyes. What I’m not going
When we experience the freedom that arrives and the burst of energy that returns, we no longer question the effect every area of our life has on all aspects of our happiness. We are not divided beings. We’re whole and we’re all connected.