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WholeRunner: Your Inside Track to Happiness

Posted on Feb 6, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Louis CinquinoRun with me. That’s my offer as I share, for the first time anywhere, a project I’ve been working on for the past few years. It’s what I believe to be the first significant approach to developing the positive psychology of running, which I call WholeRunner: Your Inside Track to Happiness. WholeRunner is intended to harness the power, discipline, and joy of our running to help us in other aspects of our lives. The...

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What the Study of Positive Psychology Looks Like

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Maria SiroisThe science of positive psychology gives us the perspective and tools to increase our happiness. But it’s also more than that. This study is about building the capacity to see ourselves and the world through a more grounded, optimistic lens, so we can manage life’s up and downs with greater ease and wisdom.In the Certificate in Wholebeing Positive Psychology (CiWPP), we explore positive psychology and also examine...

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Why Saying No to Someone Else Can Be a Yes for You

Posted on Dec 26, 2018 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Joan BorysenkoOne of the most important self-care tools is the ability to say no. Standing up for ourselves, our loved ones, our business interests, and our values without guilt, fear, shame, or anger keeps us in the driver’s seat.Bill Ury, cofounder of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, wrote an excellent book, The Power of a Positive No. Bill negotiates for companies, countries, peace, and to make this world a better place in all his...

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A Pause to Pay Attention

Posted on Dec 19, 2018 in blog, Emotional, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Megan McDonoughWhere your attention goes, energy flows. That’s why we’re constantly exhausted during the holidays—our attention is focused on everyone else, our energy drains out, and we become depleted. We have just allowed our self to become invisible to our self.The solution is simple: Pay attention to you.Notice your socked feet against the floor as you make breakfast. Feel your breathing as you rush to the mall. Notice the...

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Actively Appreciating the People We Love

Posted on Dec 5, 2018 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Lynda Wallace One of the best parts of life is spending time with people we love. And one of the best steps we can take to really enjoy that time is to actively appreciate the ways in which our loved ones enrich our lives. So let’s turn our attention to appreciating the people who help make our lives good—with two questions to consider and one small step to take.Question One: Who are some of the people who add joy, laughter, or love...

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Giving Thanks 365 Days a Year

Posted on Nov 20, 2018 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Relational, Spiritual

by Kim ChildsNearly 30 years ago, I was driving solo along the highways of New Mexico with some books on tape to keep me company. The most memorable of these was Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway, a self-help classic by the late Susan Jeffers. In addition to offering good ideas about managing fear, Jeffers suggests that we take time each night to write down 50 things for which we’re grateful.“Did she say 50?” I exclaimed, rewinding...

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