Be vulnerable enough to share your internal world. For that is the path out of misery. Part of self-compassion is understanding that you are not alone in your struggles, in your suffering. And that shared suffering gives us relief.
The question “How can I be happy?” has been asked by philosophers for 1000’s of years. Recently, positive psychology has taken a scientific approach to answering this question. So here are the top answers to the most important question known to humankind.
All of that thinking, all of the following what adults told me I needed to do to be “successful,” all of the daily ass-busting to overachieve, none of that made me happy, contented or relaxed. So what did make me happy? Great question!
Exciting new study just emerged from Dacher Keltner’s lab at U.C. Berkeley showing that there are 27 distinct categories of emotion.This overturns a long-standing belief within psychology that there are six categories of emotion a la Paul Ekman.
Check out this Happiness Habit video for the latest in scientifically proven tools to foster more happiness in your life with Dr. John Schinnerer, award-winning author, positive psychology coach and expert consultant to Pixar’s Inside Out.
Clients frequently ask me about the daily habits of successful, satisfied top performers. “What skills can I learn to be more productive and happy?”, they ask. So here it is, as informed by 20 years of coaching top executives, athletes and intellectuals, the list of the top 20 happiness habits for greater success, resiliency and, of course, happiness […]
The current race to the White House between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is the most rancorous and vitriolic I have witnessed. It is difficult to have a conversation with a supporter of the opposing candidate without it devolving into anger. In fact, the anger felt by some individuals is so deep and so intense […]
By Dr. John Schinnerer Don’t you love comedy? I love stand-up comedy. There are few better feelings than laughing until your sides hurt. My appreciation for improv comedy has grown over the years, (I’ve seen Whose Line is It Anyway twice live!), especially after seeing live improv at a local high school. I was impressed […]
Procrastination Pointers – The Top Ten Tips to Stop Procrastinating Today Dr. John Schinnerer WebAngerManagement.com GuideToSelf.com Recently, I have been procrastinating on writing on article on procrastination. And then, a friend who took my online anger management class recently wrote me with the following question: “Dear Dr. John, what is the solution for procrastination? I get […]
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