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We Make Ourselves Happy

“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.” -Carlos Castaneda

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Eight Easy Pieces

Often now we are bombarded with negative news, disasters, accidents, tragedies, stories of someone’s misfortunes etc. It is enough to give you indigestion. But here are eight websites with good news that make it easier to focus on the positive! 8 Feel-Good Websites Enjoy!

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Coaching and Positive Psychology, Part III

In this third and final installemnt of a series on coaching and positive psychology, I take a look at the future of the two professions. As mentioned in the first installment, I feel it is safe to say that in the New Normal era in which we are living, there will be an increasing amount […]

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Coaching and Positive Psychology, Part II

In the second part of this series on coaching and psychology, I continue to examine the connections between coaching and positive psychology. (The material in this post is copyrighted material excerpted from my academic work, with all rights reserved by me and there is no permission to reprint it in any form)Barrett Coaching and Positive […]

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Coaching and Positive Psychology, Part I

As we progress into the 21st century, one of the predicted life trends of the New Normal era which IS occuring is a significant growth in the profession of coaching. The pre-existing profession of psychology has arisen in the dicussion about coaching, as people in the psychology profession have grappled with people’s decision at times […]

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Focus

Focus, not on the rudenesses of others, not on what they’ve done or left undone, but on what you have & haven’t done yourself. ~¨Dhammapada, 4, translation by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.