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 “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.
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”
Continue reading “Practices To Help You Flourish”
Do you feel stuck, living a middling life, getting by OK but not thriving? Or are you excited to get up in the morning, looking forward to a day of meaningful and enjoyable activity? You have a choice. Will you choose the downward spiral that leads to languishing and worse? Or will you choose to take the upward path, an upward spiral to help you flourish?TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Excelerated Positivity: Gratitude”
Research shows a correlation between feeling grateful and overall life satisfaction. Expressing gratitude is one of the surest ways to increase your positivity and well-being. In addition, you’ll improve the well-being of others when you express your thanks to them.The Excelerated Life, LLC
Continue reading “Hard Life”
“It’s a hard lifeNancy Griffith (“It’s A Hard Life Wherever You Go”)
It’s a hard life
It’s a very hard life
It’s a hard life wherever you go.”
Continue reading “Go With The Flow”
“Of all the virtues we can learn no trait is more useful, more essential for survival, and more likely to improve the quality of life than the ability to transform adversity into an enjoyable challenge.”~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Continue reading “Ben Franklin On The Excelerated Life”
“Dost thou love life?” Then, be sure you are living your Excelerated Life™.TheExceleratedLife.com