“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar Over the last year I have written a lot less about happiness and well-being. My obsession with happiness stemmed from a belief that I could learn some snappy techniques and methods and miraculously never feel negative again. It ends up that the hedonic-treadmill is more difficult to get off than you would think! I had to accept that happiness in not always an option, and frankly, by striving to always be happy, we

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I usually tell the clients I work with that I’m a recovering bad decision maker. I have made many poor choices in my life, and because of this I have become more determined to learn how to make better ones. What I have learned from my mistakes is that when we lack clarity about who we are, where we want to go, and the person we want to become, we will make many misguided choices. Fortunately decision making is a skill and we can learn how to make better decisions.

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Let’s face it, not everyone has the luxury to just get up and leave their job because their sick and tired of what they do or the people they work with. I have had many nightmare jobs I had to stick with and make the best of. However I do believe we can all find work we love eventually, no matter who we are, but it can take some time and preparation.

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