15 minutes happier

A list more important than your to-do list

Now is a good time for a reminder that happiness is a skill. Just like any other skill, happiness takes practice and patience. Part of my happiness practice is collecting and sharing 15-minute happiness check-ins. I came across an article from Mama Mia.com.au encouraging moms to share their "I don't" lists as a way to… Continue reading A list more important than your to-do list

15 minutes happier

What does Dolly Parton have to do with professional development?

Knowing who you are, and being that version unapologetically, is the cornerstone to being happier version of your best self. After all, it is the inimitable Dolly Parton who said: Knowing who we are is a life-long journey. After many years in HR, I get asked regularly for input on personal branding, self-assessments and professional… Continue reading What does Dolly Parton have to do with professional development?

15 minutes happier

Happiness Exercise: Pile of Good Things

When to use: When you want to bring a little more joy to your day, and aren’t sure where to start. Supplies: A pen, paper, other pens in different colors, or highlighters. Instructions: Set a timer for 5 minutes, and write down everything that comes to mind when you ask yourself “what makes me happy?”. This… Continue reading Happiness Exercise: Pile of Good Things