Blog Posts - Positive Psychology



How To Recover When You Are Off-Course

Consider driving to some destination, with your GPS guiding you.. It turns out that one of the main roads you were going to take is under construction, and you can’t go that way. Despite your frustration, the GPS begins “recalculatingR...
by Feel Happiness on Jan 21, 2014

Book Review: Tiny Buddha’s Guide To Loving Yourself

NOTE: I haven’t written a book review on this site before, but I felt like I should at least write one for the book that I contributed to! Short story: I highly recommend it, and you can buy it here. This is the word for word review that I pos...
by Feel Happiness on Jan 19, 2014

Book Review: Tiny Buddha’s Guide To Loving Yourself

NOTE: I haven’t written a book review on this site before, but I felt like I should at least write one for the book that I contributed to! Short story: I highly recommend it, and you can buy it here. This is the word for word review that I pos...
by Feel Happiness on Jan 19, 2014

Letting Your Mind Wander: The Effects Of Fantasizing And Visualizing

Since returning from Israel almost two months ago, I’ve found myself slipping into daydream an awful lot. My mind will wander from whatever it is I’m doing to a scene of beaches along the Mediterranean, a crater in the Negev, or a bar in...
by Feel Happiness on Aug 29, 2013

Friends at Work

Friends at Work Having been in management and having studied management for a long time you get to know a few things. In 2011 I was surrounded by ‘ positive psychology ‘, this was mainly due to the fact that my manager and my only peer we...
by Better Corporate Life on Jul 18, 2013

How To Appreciate Beauty – Even When It Doesn’t Smack You In The Face

It was a brisk morning in January 2009. At a Metro station in Washington D.C., a man with a violin played six Bach pieces for approximately 45 minutes. About 2000 people walked past him during that time, most of them on their way to work. Ten minutes...
by Feel Happiness on May 17, 2013

Audacity: dare to strut your stuff

Once upon a time, long before I dared to think highly of myself, I let a stranger’s opinion of me dictate nearly 1/3 of my life. It’s funny really, it took this long to realize that one deep-seated negative belief...
by Creative-Guru on Mar 26, 2013

Talking to yourself: borderline crazy with a hint of genius

I’ve been afraid to admit it, but Self I’m actually really scared. I have this picture in my mind of what kind of life I want to lead and all these amazing things I wish to accomplish, but Self I’m...
by Creative-Guru on Mar 13, 2013

The Meaning Of Happiness

I have been managing Feel Happiness for just over a year now, and I’m proud of what I have accomplished so far. From the beginning, my intention has been to help people live happier lives. This mission has served me well enough. However, I have rec...
by Feel Happiness on Mar 9, 2013

The 12 Steps of Limited Thinking Addicts Anonymous

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” ~Albert Einstein My greatest wish in life is to be able to travel the world. Unfortunately, I don’t have...
by Creative-Guru on Mar 4, 2013

Do Pessimists Live Longer?

Ahhhh, science. I love reading new scientific studies, particularly ones that are related to happiness and health. You can learn so much useful, actionable information by staying on top of the latest research. Unfortunately, it can be very easy to dr...
by Feel Happiness on Mar 3, 2013

Quiet Transformation

“Intellectual capital became the ego’s most envied prize. Wisdom was forgotten in favor of intellectual prowess and material accumulation. Thinking and doing became glorified, while the quiet reflective states of being and realization were ca...
by Creative-Guru on Mar 2, 2013

If I’m not who I think I am, then who the hell am I?

“Only a life lived in a certain spirit is worth living. It is a remarkable fact that a life lived entirely from the ego is dull not only for the person himself but for all concerned.” - Carl G. Jung...
by Creative-Guru on Mar 1, 2013

So Real I’m On The Verge of Weird

“Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.”  -Gustave Fluabert There is no such thing as perfect and if you keep waiting for it you’ll never accomplish anything. By far, the most liberating realizati...
by Creative-Guru on Feb 26, 2013

A Mathematical Model Of Happiness

How can you maximize the amount of happiness you experience over a lifetime? There is no single, correct answer to this question that would take into account all the variables that go into happiness, including aspects that are unique to you. But I am...
by Feel Happiness on Feb 25, 2013

21st Century Spiritual Technology: Use your smart phone smarter

I refuse to go through life resigned to believe that our time here on Earth is random and completely beyond our control. I trust wholeheartedly that we all have a purpose, a meaning, a calling. Discovering our purpose, who we...
by Creative-Guru on Feb 23, 2013

Finding Ourselves Through Others

I celebrate myself, And what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.  “Song of Myself”- Walt Whitman Through my relationship with my mother I came to understand that what you see...
by Creative-Guru on Feb 21, 2013

Want to be a safer driver? Listen to Coldplay

By Kevin Dolak Do you want to be a safer driver? Then you might want to turn off the rap and metal music, and switch to the soft rock station. Researchers at London Metropolitan University have analyzed experiments by U.K. … Continue reading &#...
by JON-MICHAIL, The Imagemaker on Feb 19, 2013

Need To Take Action And Stop Procrastinating? Read This.

Feeling stuck? Recently, I have been afflicted with a terrible disease. The primary symptom is a strong desire to remain on the couch. I am talking about Netflix addiction. Sure I want to get some writing done or start learning Spanish, but after jus...
by Feel Happiness on Feb 14, 2013

Detox Your Mind

“A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.” - Mahatma Gandhi Worrying about lack of money and lack of things is the biggest waste of energy. From the moment you open your eyes in...
by Creative-Guru on Feb 14, 2013


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