Grit, Grace, Gratitude. Philosophy

Grit, Grace, Gratitude. Philosophy

One philosophy tells us that our lives are predetermined. Another says that we have free will. Another still,  tells us that life is meaningless, and we are an accident of atoms smashing together in the great cosmos of a lucky toss of the dice.  So why do we continue,...
The Power of Faith and How to Cultivate it

The Power of Faith and How to Cultivate it

Imagine a life full of hope, peace, freedom, acceptance, patience, courage and optimism, versus a life of doubt, agitation, restriction, blame, urgency, fear and worry. Though we’ll all experience the latter to some degree, only faith brings the former into my life....
Can Your Job Make you Happy?

Can Your Job Make you Happy?

Job, Career or Calling? Most people spend a large part of their life at work. How can this significant investment of our endeavor contribute to our happiness? Seligman (2002) suggested that individuals can see their work as a job, a career or a calling and that which...
Give Your Best Then Let It Go

Give Your Best Then Let It Go

Anticipating an outcome can make you feel happy and hopeful. Yet, holding onto and worrying about an outcome can damage your psyche, can cause you to lose sleep, and can create unnecessary stress. I will admit that, sometimes when I make a decision, I think about it,...
The After-image and Finding Meaning

The After-image and Finding Meaning

Lingering after images and meaning in life After-imaging is related to visual perception and light activity associated with sight. It is an optical phenomenon whereby the image a person experiences, through sensation, remains lingering in an altered state. Within the...