Happy Thoughts

Small, digestible happy thoughts with an immediate exercise or reflection question. Generally social media posts.

Growth and development are great, but not all skills are created equally. Certain abilities will serve you longer than others. This doesn’t mean you should avoid investment in short-term skills, but you should be cognizant of how time is invested. When possible, it makes sense to prefer the long-term skills […]

Happy Thoughts: July 08, 2020 at 03:30PM

We’re not always going to be successful on the first try. In some instances, we may never become successful. Part of life is learning to manage rejection, expectations, and problems as they arise. Rejection isn’t something to mourn and internalize, but to analyze and learn from. Yes, it’s likely to […]

Happy Thoughts: July 06, 2020 at 01:30PM

Our minds create a constant stream of thoughts. Most of us, most of the time, simply let those thoughts come, consuming our attention. We bounce from task to task without much reflection. Of course, this is necessary to get anything done. The problem, however, is we can easily get caught […]

Happy Thoughts: July 04, 2020 at 12:30PM

Many individuals believe willpower is the route to changing habits. Willpower is one of the hardest and least effective routes. Instead, we should look to tactics like changing our environments and finding ways to make the habit more enjoyable. Why are you doing it? Take exercise for example. Perhaps you […]

Happy Thoughts: July 02, 2020 at 12:31PM

For many, talking to strangers isn’t something we seek out. It gives us anxiety. What if they’re rude? What if they judge us? What are we going to talk about? While this anxiety is understandable, studies have shown the outcomes of these interactions tend to be positive and produce mutual […]

Happy Thoughts: June 30, 2020 at 12:20PM

If being open-minded is a trait you want to foster, it helps to know when you’ve actually been open minded. Some individuals claim this, but haven’t changed their mind on anything recently (or maybe even ever). Being open minded allows us to accept, process, and use the best information to […]

Happy Thoughts: June 28, 2020 at 01:46PM