The Happiness Chart

Last week, we talked about whether or not happiness is a choice. Can we choose to be happy, after all? Well, when I discovered this chart by colleague Paul Smith, it seemed like the perfect follow up. Below are practical, every day things we all have the power to do to increase our level of joy,[…]

Is Happiness A Choice?

The cold, hard fact is: Yes. Your happiness is actually your choice. I read a book by this title years ago, and often remind my clients of it. But when they hear me say it, they often look at me like I’m crazy — or insensitive. I admit, it doesn’t often feel like the most compassionate[…]

A Study on Happiness

Here at Core Values, we always knew relationships were important–but now there’s a 75-year study to confirm it! Happiness is a goal of almost every person on the planet, a goal many people believe can be achieved by financial freedom, prestige, fame or education–or any other of the many ways we measure ‘success.’ But a recent study from Harvard University studied[…]