Live Delighted: Dance in the Wings

  Delight can prove most challenging when we feel stalled. Others seem to be shining in spotlights and joy, while we seem doomed to linger in the shadows. Despite our hopes of fulfillment, we're stuck in the wings watching others beam with happiness. We seem to churn our days in the…

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Live Delighted: Redefining Sacrifice

To live delighted, we must reconcile the world of real life in which we don't always get what we want. And the means to our dreams isn't often easy. Sometimes our best path to life's potential involves sacrifice. How do we find joy in times of sacrifice? For a life of…

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Three Ways to Increase Daily Gratitude

Perhaps you know someone who springs from bed with sunshiney brilliance each morning. Filled with natural energy, these people beam with jubilant conversation at the sound of their alarm. Often inclined to sing, they'll bounce into the day like Tigger. I've roomed with these types at conferences, but am not one…

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Refresh Your Mind

We're recovering from the lost hour of sleep this weekend, so let's discuss a few ways to refresh our minds this spring. Today's video suggests the following techniques to improve mental acuity: Read across genres. Learn a new concept or skill. Change your mindset from problem-focused to puzzle-solving. Adopt a moth-exterminating…

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This Week's Recommended Read: Fight Back with Joy

At a women's event in Orlando one year, I unloaded an armful of books onto the author's signing table. "These will be my medicine cabinet. I share┬áinspiring books with people who need a dose of joy." Humor conveys scientifically proven health properties. I often recommend laughter to alleviate stress and anxiety,…

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