The #1 thing that holds people back from living an OverJOYed life, a life where you look forward to waking up, because you feel great, live with purpose and connect with other people in meaningful ways, is… (Drum roll) ENTITLEMENT! (A big, nasty word for: A complete lack of gratitude). You can have all the money and achievements in the world. But, if you feel entitled to the things you have and are grateful for nothing, no matter what money you make or work you do, life simpl
The ability to communicate effectively is essential for both happiness and success. When you communicate in a way that encourages others to grow and be their best, you are making an investment that will definitely pay you dividends in the future. It is important to understand how to effectively convey and receive messages in person as well as phone, email, and definitely, social media. Great communication skills will help your get hired, promoted, and ultimately be respected,
Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said. “One can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes, I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass
Believing in impossible things takes practice. It requires a perspective that allows for miraculous occurrences, as well as discipline and commit
No matter what you are doing, whether it is shopping for groceries, getting your nails done, sitting at the park with your children, or attending a networking gathering, researchers have found that ten minutes of face to face contact improves memory and boosts intellectual performance. This research published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin is fascinating.
Think about it, just ten minutes of talking, face to face or even by phone, improves memory and boost
Here are 30 simple ways to Live an OverJOYed Life. EnJOY. Dawn Billings Dawn L. Billings, author, patented inventor, personality and communication expert and Executive Director for the Relationship Help Resort in Arizona and creator of Primary Colors Personality Insight Tools and the Happiness Curriculum for an OverJOYed Life, was chosen as one of 80 emerging women leaders by Oprah Magazine and The White House Project and was selected as one of 15 'Women of Influence' by the
Does the hormone Oxytocin impact empathy and compassion? The answer is "Definitely." In a recent study, conducted by Prof. Shamay-Tsoory with research students Sharon Palgi and Meytal Fischer-Shofty, in cooperation with the Cognitive and Emotional Laboratory at the Shalvata Mental Health Care Center and the Universities of Chicago and Birmingham, the researchers sought to examine whether exposure to oxytocin could increase feelings of empathy, both among people within a group