Posts Tagged Happiness Habits

Want to Feel Better? 12 Things to Do While You Are Waiting

Posted by Dianne on Apr 9, 2014 in Blog | No comment

I wrote this a number of years ago during a struggle with anxiety and depression. Occasionally someone asks to see it and reminds me that there may be others going through struggles of their own. Here are 12 things that helped me feel better when I needed it. 1.      It is easier to get out

If You Want More Energy, Clean Something!

Posted by Dianne on Feb 11, 2014 in Blog, Social Audiences | No comment

Sitting at my desk this morning, spinning my wheels, I knew I needed to do something in order to be productive. Clearly, checking email and cruising Facebook would not be helpful. I looked around and saw the source of my frustration. My office was a wreck. I know that disorder holds me back. In my

How to Do the Two Best Possible Things for Yourself any Day.

Posted by Dianne on Jan 24, 2014 in Blog, Social Audiences | No comment

Are you thinking, Why are these the best things you can do for yourself ANY day? Don’t you mean EVERY day?” That’s easy. “Every day” puts pressure on you that you should do these things every day or must do them every day. I am telling you that you can do these two things any

Quitters Take Heart

Posted by Dianne on Jan 19, 2014 in Blog, Energy, Happiness | No comment

If you are like most people, you probably start each new year full of enthusiasm for how you are going to make this your best year ever. But now January is winding down, and as usual, the weather is gloomy in Chicago and a lot of other places, too. Is your enthusiasm fading? Do you

Get Out of Your Funk in 5 Easy Steps or Less

Posted by Dianne on Jan 15, 2014 in Blog, Social Audiences | No comment

Yes. I do still struggle to be happy sometimes. I have been studying and teaching happiness for years, but nobody I know has managed to be happy ALL the time. We all have to work at it sometimes. I woke up in that sad place this morning. I was feeling lonesome for my daughters who