An Experiment on Happiness

An Experiment on Happiness

I recently listened to this really awesome NPR podcast from old Ted Talk videos, it was about the Secret to Happiness. One of the speakers, Matt Killingsworth was speaking about the topic of Staying in the Moment To Be Happier . He encouraged listeners to be part of his experimental app, where it will Track Your Happiness on a daily basis. So I decided to hop on the band wagon and join in on this scientific experiment.

For the past 3 months, I’ve been tracking my happiness. The question was how?

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A Lesson on Leadership

A Lesson on Leadership

I recently tuned into a podcast from Lewis Howes, on Mastering Confidence, Humility, and Leadership with Brad Lomenick. This podcast really helped me to reevaluate how I define leadership.

“Leadership is influence. Just because someone has a title, doesn’t mean that person is a leader.” – John Maxwell

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How We Should Define Success

How We Should Define Success

Growing up in a 21st century world, often times people’s standard view of success involves having a huge social media following, living in a multi- million dollar home on the beach, driving a luxury car and traveling the world.  To be honest, that used to be my definition of success too.

“Having things isn’t success; living the life of your dreams is.” 

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A Personal Lesson on Learning

A Personal Lesson on Learning

We are told from infancy, that we should “Get a good education.” Most people today, associate learning with formal education at school, college, university etc.  While I believe formal education is important; I don’t think we should be defined by our education credentials.

“Musicians don’t retire, they stop when there is no music in them.”                       – Louis Armstrong

I think this quote, goes hand-in-hand with learning. You never reach this point where you’re like, “Yup. I’ve learned it all, I officially know everything.”

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Living A Life Unplugged…

Living A Life Unplugged…

In a world that is so connected, we’re shouting to be heard amongst all the chatter of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms.

I stumbled across a TedTalk the other day by MIT Professor & Psychologist Sherry Turkle . She studies how technology is shaping our modern relationships: with others, with ourselves, with it. Lately, she’s focused her attention to social media and sociable robots. She argues that

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