Posts Tagged ‘Science of Happiness’

Overcome Stress and Depression: Nature as Therapy

How Can Women over 50 Reduce Stress and Depression? Take a Hike! A staggering 80% of us live in urban areas — a statistic that illustrates just how many of us might be disconnected from the natural world. This is a shame, as studies have repeatedly shown that our psychological well-being is heavily impacted by […]

Positive Psychology Video on Youtube: Harvard’s Tal Ben-Shahar Presents

Positive Psychology Teaches¬† How to Find Fulfillment and Happiness after Fifty Did you know that 40% of your happiness is up to you? You can raise your “happiness set point”¬† by learning simple, proven habits and attitudes. My forthcoming book, Joy after Fifty, is based on those principles and practices from the field of positive […]

Monday Morning Motivation: Power, Happiness and Healing with Dolphins

De-Stress, Heal, Rejuvenate, Reclaim Joy and Play: Dolphins as Leaders and Teachers of Life Success I wish you had been there with me to share the magic. About 15 years ago, I had the unforgettable, life-changing experience of swimming with wild dolphins in an open bay in Hawaii. I felt as though I was receiving […]

The Oscars: A Positive Psychology Review of the Best Films of 2010

>>>>>>>>I thought you would enjoy this clever article<<<<<<<<< The Positive Psychology Oscars of 2010 By Ryan Niemiec February 24, 2011 By Ryan Niemiec – Oscars Editor‚Äôs Note: Last year, Ryan Niemiec brought us the first annual Positive Psychology Oscars, and this year, we‚Äôre in for an even bigger treat with categories that include resilience, mindfulness, […]

Aging, Happiness and Life Success Part 2: Tips for a Boomer’s Mental Health

¬†Tips to ensure happiness and true success¬†as we age. This is my Mexican friend, Camila, who finds joy as a singer extraordinaire, wife and mom. The company of women friends is “good medicine” for the spirit! 5 Mistakes to Avoid for Joy after Fifty: ¬†Procrastinating: The antidote to fear and avoidance is action. Remember this […]

Aging, Happiness and Life Success: Tips for a Boomer’s Mental Health

How we boomers can¬† avoid depression and boost happiness as we age 5 MISTAKES TO AVOID FOR JOY AFTER 50 Not making time for joy: It’s proven: happier people are more successful in all areas of life…love, health, brain function, vitality, creativity, longevity! Joy is not frivolous. It deserves respect. Remember what makes your heart […]

MONDAY MORNING MOTIVATION: RESPECT FOR WOMEN AGING GRACEFULLY

Documentary motivates, honors¬†and respects aging women! What do you think about how aging women are perceived—in the media, in society, in films? This documentary clip shows a variety of women offering their thoughts about the challenges and truths about aging for women today. You may or may not agree with the women interviewed. What do […]

GOALS THAT LEAD TO SUCCESS: HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR 2011 OBJECTIVES

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Tips for Boomer Success and Happiness¬†in 2011: How to set and achieve goals that matter! I hope you enjoy this article (link below). As I¬†said in a previous post, as women 50+, we are most fulfilled as we manifest meaningful goals…”self-concordant” goals that inspire us and are in alignment with our […]

MONDAY MORNING MOTIVATION: IMAGINE AN INSPIRING 2011

A POST-HOLIDAY STRESS CURE: POETRY, IMAGINATION,¬†AND HOPE¬† First, a poem¬†written in 1513 that¬†still inspires! I salute you.¬† I am your friend, and my love for you goes deep.¬† There is nothing I can give you which you have not.¬† But there is much, very much, that, while I cannot give it, you can take.¬† No […]

LEADING WITH JOY: START THE WEEK RIGHT

START¬†MONDAY WITH A REFRESHED SPIRIT! Welcome this day with joy! “Spa for the Spirit Monday” is a new feature of www.joyafterfifty.com! How we start anything, including a new week, determines the effectiveness and satisfaction we will experience. I will be offering you a variety of joy-boosting articles, practices, tips and quotations to inspire a positive […]

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