Good luck can bring some brief happiness, but to have a lasting sense of well-being, you must have goals and you must work to achieve those goals. In the last 20 years, most positive psychologists have come to the conclusion that winning the lottery does not necessarily make someone happy,… Continue
Most of the thousands of non-creative non-fiction works I have written or edited are,… well,… boring. Who wants to read about Automatically Programmed Tool, vehicle management and allocation, federal acquisition regulations, management decision support, accounting and the like?
A few examples of the hundred-or-so articles and blogs I’ve written since retiring from full-time drudgery may be more interesting.
Do dogs feel love for the people who feed and care for them, or do they just engage in behavior that gets them fed and cared for? Buddy’s owner arrives home from work and Buddy races to greet him. Is Buddy glad to see his master because he loves him… Continue
The most important part of any conversation may be what happens before the first word gets said. With someone who is easy to talk with, it’s usually OK to say whatever is on your mind whenever it occurs to you. Talking with a person who listens to you and responds… Continue
Why do the years pass so quickly in old age? (Hint: It may not be all attributable to experiencing time in relationship to the length of your life.) Can anything be done to slow down the passage of time and get more out of life at the end of life?… Continue
Shyness is a real and often painful problem, but there are some things you can do to feel more comfortable and confident around other people. Almost half of all the people in the United States are awkward and unsure in social situations. More than 10 percent suffer from painful shyness… Continue
Memories can be brought to life again through the sense of smell. “I remember holding my first baby in my arms. This was back in 1943, November. The nurse had just settled my child, my baby, into my arms, and I was inspecting all those fingers and toes I had… Continue