Category Archives: Happiness

Back to School/Back to Work

I always forget how much I love the Fall until October, when everything starts moving toward winter, and something makes me feel like sautéing sliced apples with cinnamon and butter for breakfast and walking to the Cal stadium for a … Continue reading

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How to Plan and Take a Vacation Even if You’re Unemployed

Who doesn’t love a vacation? The mere word, which means “planned time spent not working,” along with other descriptors such as “break, breathing space, intermission, recess, recreation, respite, and rest,” immediately releases some sort of dreamy enzymes or hormones into … Continue reading

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Transitions: Big Ones, Small Ones, and Everything in Between

Bonnie Bell First of all, let me just say that I have missed you! I was out of the office for almost a month for major but not life threatening surgery, and in a bit of a health transition ever … Continue reading

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More on Passion in Career and Life

Last year at about this time (1/14/14), I posted a blog, How to Follow Your Passion When You Don’t Know What It Is. You can find it by title in the Index to the right of this page and read … Continue reading

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Happiness First; Then Success?

I received an early Christmas gift in late November that will make all others this year pale by comparison. It’s one of those priceless “inner gifts of the heart” that only the person receiving it can recognize or fully appreciate. … Continue reading

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The Case for Quitting Your Job – Even if You Still Love It

I didn’t make up this title or topic, but it definitely caught my eye when I saw it at the breakfast table on Monday, October 13, 2014 in the Encore section of The Wall Street Journal (“A Special Journal report … Continue reading

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Falling into the Harvest

It seems like the very day after Labor Day I am ambushed by Fall. While I am still holding onto summer, still wearing my white jeans, and planning just one more barbeque, I don’t want to even think about Fall. … Continue reading

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The Art of Possibility, Part III

It’s difficult to track all the long-term results of learning to think differently or more powerfully or with more possibility! That kind of learning can last a lifetime and hopefully ultimately results in a good life, full of meaning, purpose … Continue reading

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The Art of Possibility, Part I

As I read The Art of Possibility, I was amazed to find so many intersections between it and my own life coaching experience over the past 25 years. Continue reading

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The Power of a Service Attitude

Do you remember the last time you experienced impeccable customer service? Read about my recent trip to Japan and why we have a lot to learn from the country’s widespread “service attitude”. Continue reading

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