Tag Archives: priorities

Summertime Conversations

Here in Charlotte we’re now about a month into summer. Perhaps it’s time to think about how  you are using the extra time and freedom from strict school, work, and sports schedules. During the school year parents are usually very focused … Continue reading

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More on Looking for Happiness

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been sharing some of what the research teaches us about ways to be happier. We’ve explored the importance of play, community, and having new experiences. Let’s look at two more ways to lead … Continue reading

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Happiness, Part 2

Last post I mentioned that we all have an individual natural set point for happiness. That set point, determined by our genes, determines about 50% of our happiness levels. Our circumstances account for only about another 10%. (People generally overestimate … Continue reading

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It’s All About Priorities

Many of us are rushing through life feeling frustrated.  We’re frustrated because we aren’t doing the things that mean the most to us. Or we’re not doing enough of the things that bring us joy and we’re doing too much … Continue reading

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