January 1, 2016
You can’t “choose to be happy” any more than you can choose to be tall. There isn’t a dial on our hearts that we can set to “happy” just because our brains want us to.
June 8, 2015
“Calm down” doesn’t calm anyone down. It dismisses their feelings and concerns.
April 27, 2015
Remember feelings aren’t wrong, even if they annoy you. Feelings aren’t wrong. Feelings are feelings.
March 13, 2014
A new study found that moods can spread virally through social media, such as Facebook.
February 3, 2014
Thus proving the old adage: If Momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.
November 5, 2013
The way he was falling – nearly perfectly prone, arms flailing, alarmed expression on his face – made him look like Wile E. Coyote. Except he wasn’t falling off a cliff. Rather, he was about to land flat on his back in the corner of the soccer field where I was coaching practice for a […]
January 17, 2013
You can surround yourself with sticky notes emblazoned with smiley faces, but chances are, they’ll piss you off at some point.