Could A Strength Mantra Improve Your Day?

January 30, 2019 by · Leave a Comment

A big part of advertising is creating a slogan that people will remember, and hopefully, encourage some type of action. What if you took this “advertising” approach to your character strengths? Could you create some personal slogans or mantras that would help utilize your strengths, connect you with those around you,... Read More

Stop Crushing Your Own Happiness

January 9, 2019 by · Leave a Comment

Do you ever self-sabotage your own happiness? Now you might be thinking: Why would anyone ever do that?! Doesn’t everyone want to embrace happiness as much as possible? But, the fact is, you might be doing it without realizing it. Consider something good in your life – a small accomplishment on... Read More

Anyone Can Boost Happiness With This Simple Exercise

December 3, 2018 by ·

Research studies link happiness to using your signature strengths in new, creative ways. Read More

How To Build a Life with Meaning

November 19, 2018 by ·

Recent research reveals the easiest ways to build more meaning into your life. Read More

Add More Meaning To Your Life By Boosting These 3 Strengths

November 1, 2018 by ·

Research reveals 3 strengths that can help you connect to living a meaningful life. Read More

Tips to Help You Find Your Purpose In Life

October 3, 2018 by ·

5 tips to help you find meaning and purpose in your life. Read More

Strengths Conversations – Use your Tools to Deal with Obstacles

September 10, 2018 by ·

I love working with character strengths since I see them hit home so often. One of the conversations I love most with any client or group, is about dealing with difficult situations. Tell me of a situation you were struggling with recently, that you want to learn from and improve... Read More

How Shoes Can Make You Happy

September 4, 2018 by ·

Do you know that wonderful feeling when you’ve just scored a brand new pair of beautiful shoes? It makes you happy, doesn’t it? You are dying to wear them at the next party, when you visit your best friend or maybe to an important business meeting. There’s only one... Read More

Find More Enjoyment In Your Everyday Tasks

August 27, 2018 by ·

Even for someone like me, personally and professionally very steeped in character strengths, it still amazes me how this work continues to challenge and affect me when I least expect it. Here’s the most recent story: To give some background, I’ve always avoided watering my yard, outdoor plants, trees,... Read More

Take Action! You Have The Power To Boost Your Strengths

July 17, 2018 by ·

According to Pablo Picasso, one of the most important artists of all time, “action is the fundamental key to all success.” I find this advice so critical when talking to people about character strengths. Exercise, exercise, exercise… and you can boost any of your strengths. For example, I recall... Read More