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3 Simple Ways to Get Your Happy On!

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~Abraham Lincoln
From the first moment that I heard the song, "Happy" by Pharrell Williams, I knew from the rush of happiness I felt from hearing it throughout that week, it was destined to a #1 hit song. Since that moment, I've listened to "Happy" at least 3X a day. This developing habit of mine got me thinking about the subject of happiness and the energy that we exhibit towards our dreams and goals when we feel happy. With the recent publication of my new book, Get Unstuck Now and part of it's focus being on the fact that when we transform the story we tell ourselves about ourselves, our lives and experiences in such a way that they empower the strength at the core of our being, we tend to express more of our authentic power which leads us to be happier. It's really difficult to feel happy when you're feeling powerless over your circumstances, don't you think? On the other hand,…

Express A More Confident You – Nurture a Strong Identity, Part 3

I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. ~Ken Venturi~


In the third and final segment of A Guide to A More Confident You, I discuss how you can develop and nurture strong personal identity. I would like to begin with sharing the following metaphor on the importance of how embracing your authentic self increases your capacity to develop and nurture a strong identity. You can read the first segment here and the second segment of this guide here.
Dare to Be Authentic An acorn dreamed of being a beautiful pine tree when he grew up. The acorn was given a book on positive thinking and he diligently read it, following all the advice on using positive thinking to achieve its dream. But as the acorn grew he felt himself changing into something very different from a pine tree. The acorn accumulated every book on visualization and change that he could find. He followed the exercises faithfully. The acorn spent …