Happiness Tip: Lower Your Expectations

Because expectations can sometimes make us unhappy.

My father — the most disciplined person I’ve ever known — always quips that his “only goal is to climb a low mountain.” As an over-achieving kid, I never understood this assertion. Why would you only want to climb a low mountain?! Turns out, low expectations can be a key to happiness. Sometimes we expect […]

Fascinating TEDTalk from the wonderful Simon Sinek about a surprising yet vital quality of effective leaders. When people feel safe within an organization, the natural reaction is to trust and cooperate.

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Some relationship problems are workable. Others aren’t. Here's how to tell the difference.

Lucky us: We live in a world where many of us have an abundance of choices–where to live, what to do for a living, and, of course, who to marry. Or whether to get married at all. All these choices give us certain freedoms, but they don’t necessarily make us happier. They create certain perfectionistic […]

Three Risky Ways to Fall Deeply in Love

Love comes from action, not waiting to be adored.

Love feels magical and biological—something that just happens to us, something beyond our control. Research shows, however, that love is better thought of as behavioral—or even transactional. Yes, hormones play a role, but much more important is how we act with the object of our affection. We do certain things, and those actions foster the […]

At age 56, NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent more time in space than any woman in NASA history. In November, she became the first woman to command the International Space Station twice! Share this video in honor of this rock star of a woman on the occasion of her 57th birthday this month! #DisruptAging