Continue reading “Pillars of Flourishing”
You have the choice to flourish or flounder. By nourishing yourself in the five areas of human flourishing – happiness and life satisfaction, physical and mental health, meaning and purpose, character and virtue, and close social relationships – you are creating your own pillars of flourishing.
Continue reading “How to Find Happiness Through Friendship”
Friendships are an essential part of the human experience. They provide us with joy, support, companionship, and a sense of belonging. To find happiness through friendship, it is important to invest time and effort in building relationships with people who share your values and who are committed to living a virtuous life.
Continue reading “Why Character Strengths Matter”
Character strengths matter because they give us a framework for learning about and discussing the character strengths which we all share in different combinations. Using our character strengths allows us to interact with the world in a more positive way and to enjoy the benefits of increased positivity.
Continue reading “Happiness Is the Way”
Happiness and resilience go hand-in-hand. By building your happiness, that is, your positivity and well-being, you can experience all the benefits of increased positivity, including the ability to bounce back quickly when things go wrong.
Continue reading “Excelerated Relationships™ and Happiness”
Humans are social animals. We need each other. We are made to seek companionship and a lack of social support negatively impacts our potential for happiness and well-being. Social connections increase our feelings of happiness, contentment, and well-being. And they not only make us happier but they improve our health and perhaps help us live longer.
Continue reading “Build Character with Character Strengths”
Character matters and focusing on your character strengths helps to enhance your character, helps you be the best you. One way to identify your own excellent character traits is to know your Signature Strengths. And not only know what they are but take active measures to live them.
When you are flourishing, you experience positive emotions, enjoy good health, physically and mentally, and have close, meaningful relationships with family and friends. Your life has meaning and you are living out your purpose. The good news is, by virtue of being human you contain within you the seeds of flourishing.Continue reading “Components of Flourishing”
If we want to flourish as human beings, we require warm and trusting relationships with other people. So begin making a difference in your relationships.Continue reading “Make a Difference in Your Relationships”
Continue reading “How To Use Your Strengths To Help Others”
Each of us comes to this life with a unique purpose and a unique combination of strengths. To give your best in Service to the world, learn your Signature Strengths then find ways to use them to benefit yourself and to benefit others. When you use your strengths to help others, you leave your personal mark on your world.