Forgiveness

Forgiveness

On the way to work today, I was listening to Ray Charles and Elton John singing “sorry seems to be the hardest word.” This got me to think about the importance of “saying sorry” and of “forgiveness”, but also to consider the need...
To Be Happy, Be Authentic

To Be Happy, Be Authentic

What does it mean to be authentic? Authenticity is when what’s inside you, is what comes out of you. I don’t mean your guts and innards – that would be a bit weird! I mean your deepest thoughts, feelings, desires and truth. It’s akin to honesty. It’s about not hiding,...
The Meaning of Life

The Meaning of Life

I have always had an interest in living a good life – perhaps a natural attraction towards positive psychology. An experience early on in life eventually taught me the value of seeing the self as far deeper than the finely curated fragments of body and mind that we...
Developing Courage

Developing Courage

CORE VIRTUE – COURAGE –  Exercising the will to accomplish goals in the face of  external or internal opposition/ I. Bravery [valor]: Bravery is the capacity to take action to aid others in spite of significant risks or dangers. This strength allows people...
Strengths

Strengths

What is a strength? Well it’s something we’re good at isn’t it? Well, yes AND no, a strength is more than just something that we’re good at. A strength can also be carrying out a task that comes naturally to us and at the same time provides us with satisfaction when...
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