In our frenzied daily lives, we all need space to maneuver effectively through the chaos. When besieged by stress, we can use character strengths to create spacious moments, cultivate confidence, and shift into new possibilities. Try the 3-minute practice below as a way to get grounded in your strengths and create space. The Inspiration
Some people describe character strengths as superpowers. The challenge is: how can you engage your superpowers in meaningful ways? The practice below offers an activity you can try in a personal or professional setting, no cape required. The Inspiration I recently had the honor of presenting a webinar entitled How to Use Your
Happy Holidays! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, or the new year, this time of year can be filled with joy and sorrow, endings and beginnings, and of course, added stress. There’s bound to be stress around the holidays. Stressors -- like navigating bad weather, confronting differences in relationships, or tending to commitments -- can bring
I recently celebrated a milestone birthday with family, friends, and neighbors. In my "mature" age, I've been thinking about the nature of life, complete with its ups and downs, and the moments in between. I find these moments to be like pauses that soften the rough edges of daily stressors from the pandemic, the
Welcome to Emerging & Moving Forward: A Series of Short Mindfulness and Strengths Based Practices! This is a new blog series that integrates two of the most popular and scientific areas from positive psychology: character strengths and mindfulness. When combined, character strengths and mindfulness practices are shown to boost performance, job satisfaction, and happiness.