Self Mastery

Archive for April, 2007

Dan Gilbert on Happiness – Video

Dan Gilbert, author of the best selling book, Stumbling on Happiness, talks on Synthetic Happiness, Freedom of Choice, and the poor assumptions people make in their pursuit of being happy. Make sure you pay attention to his summary point. You have within you the capacity to manufacture the very commodity that we so often pursue […]

Not Ready to Heal Emotionally

You don’t need to be ready to heal emotionally in order to heal. I often witness people who don’t feel ready to heal emotionally. They come up to the edge of taking action to free themselves from emotional pain, only to back away. Their mind has many stories as to why, but at the core […]

It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it

A linguistics professor was lecturing his class.”In English,” he explained, “a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, such as Russian, a double negative is still a negative.””However,” the professor continued, “there is no language wherein a double positive can form a negative.” A voice from the back of the room piped up. “Yeah, […]

The Trap of Emotional Denial

In my last post I talked about the Two Paths to Happiness. I’ll share a bit here about why it is important to actively take actions to eliminate unhappiness instead of just attempt to be happy. These reasons have to do with real life situations of unhappiness. Mike lives with his wife and for the […]

Two Paths to Happiness

There are basically two ways to approach being happy in your life. The first way to be happy is to practice doing all the things that bring you to happiness. This might seem to be a bit of a Pollyanna approach to happiness. I tend to agree. It ignores all the ways we create and […]

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