One of the most reliable ways I know to boost your ability to be well, do good and enjoy the ride is to amp up a coaching tool called “bag it, barter it, or better it” by mixing it with your VIA signature strengths. When you’re facing a task or. . . .Show me more . . .
Three generations, decked out in red, white and blue, lawn chairs at the curb in the same spot since the flag only had 48 stars. The parade’s been the same since the grandparents were newlyweds, the parents were toddlers and the kids scrambling for candy tossed from the floats weren’t. . . .Show me more . . .
It sounded like such a great idea back when spring was still weeks away. Lead a nature class on the beach? Cool. A perfect kickstart to the summer season. For a hundred or so sixth graders? Awesome. Teaching + the beach = two of my favorite things. I even adore middle school. . . .Show me more . . .
Clicking share on social media helped me figure out what I’m working for. Since you have to work, too, or at least do something with your time, here’s how to figure out what you’re working for, too. What’s Worth Fighting For? I wanted to believe that Winston Churchill asked, “then. . . .Show me more . . .
He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another than he whom you yourself have obliged. The story behind that line from his autobiography rekindled my lifelong fascination with Benjamin Franklin. Like so many who grew up in the Philadelphia area, the big. . . .Show me more . . .
Got strengths? But of course. What are you really good at? What comes so naturally to you that you loose track of time when you do it? How do you automatically think and act when you’re tired or stressed? Your answers are clues to your character strengths: ways of thinking,. . . .Show me more . . .