CommunityBrowse groupsBlogEtiquetteInvite Your friendsSuccess Stories

Lounge
Community 


The pursuit of happiness

My spouse mentioned that he read this article the other day and has been practicing what it recommends for several days. He says he really does feel happier. Briefly, these researchers say that participants who, every night, thought of 3 good things that happened that day felt measurably happier. I thought I'd share the article and give it a shot myself. Maybe we can all share a happier holiday season!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061126/ap_on_he_me/be_happy


Link

Thu. Nov 30, 6:57pm

Add comment  
I read that and I do agree with much of it. Sort of along the same line of reasoning - I had a boss who asked us to list our weekly accomplishments every friday (no matter how small), and I remember how many things I used to be able to write down once I got started and how satisfied and productive I felt afterwards. Those good feelings really kept me going when things got tough.

Thursday, November 30, 2006, 8:38 PM

Add comment
i like this idea!

i should start tracking those things in my log! that would be a nice list to go back and look at!

Thursday, November 30, 2006, 10:12 PM

Add comment
i like it too. thanks op.

Friday, December 01, 2006, 1:58 PM

Add comment
i'm going to start right now! i love this idea!

Friday, December 01, 2006, 9:34 PM

Add comment
oooooo - I really like the idea of adding the 3 happy things to my food log. Thanks!

Saturday, December 02, 2006, 8:01 AM

Add comment
What you think about expands, this is an awesome idea

I love this idea of recalling three happy things everyday. There is a famous tape by Earl Nightingale that explains that "everything we think about expands." By dwelling on our successes and the things we are grateful for, we actually welcome more happy experiences into our life. Nightingale Contant, an audio publisher, still sells the audiotapes if anyone is interested in checking it out. So now we now there is truly scientific reasons to "accentuate the postive and eliminate the negative." So let's all start logging our happy memories in our food logs -- it is a powerful idea.

Sunday, December 03, 2006, 5:07 PM

Add comment
I've done this off and on for years. You women who have been happily pregnant know how wherever you go there are suddenly so many more pregnant women? Well, keeping a gratitude or happiness journal is like that--as you begin to reflect on the beautiful things, however small, you begin to see more of them.

I don't do it all the time, but I know that the minute I start feeling blue, down, or frustrated, it's time to start it up again listing five things I was grateful for that day. I keep a pen-and-paper journal and I just start listing things in there. Yesterday's would look like this:

1) how beautiful the painting came out on the last of my sister's Christmas-gift plates
2) winning a big hobby-shop-type RC car from the open house of the physical therapist where I've been going!
3) Anna's saying "My FAVORITE!" with a big smile when I told her what we were having for dinner
4) a walk in the dark in white snow with Anna, Mags, and Reggie
5) Seeing B., a freshman, volunteer to help S., a senior, with his very complex math homework (Koch's snowflakes, anyone?) and S. letting him.

Thursday, December 07, 2006, 10:17 AM

Add comment
2017 calendar
blank calendar
cool calendar
yearly calendar
awesome calendar
icalendar
our calendar
new year calendar
free calendar
printable calendar
real printable calendar
timetable calendar
schedule calendar
school calendar
calendar 2017
calendar printable 2017
blank calendar 2017
2017 calendar
2017 free calendar
all calendar 2017
useful calendar 2017
schedule 2017 calendar
2017 schedule calendar
schedule calendar 2017
blank calendar 2017-18
calendar blog
awesome site
click here
site
website
click
awesome site
check this
check
romi
know this
nice
good
real
offer
different
pooja
calendar go
map
usa map
america map
map of usa
us map
map of usa
usa
hello
you
me
aur
hum
hola
Spanish
hello
new
year
Calendar 2018
2017
you
me
like
love
beautiful
2017 calendar
girl
couple
romi
hppy
romz
rom
lover
movie
hero


Thursday, February 02, 2017, 12:43 AM

Add comment
2017 calendar
blank calendar
cool calendar
yearly calendar
awesome calendar
icalendar
our calendar
new year calendar
free calendar
printable calendar
real printable calendar
timetable calendar
schedule calendar
school calendar
calendar 2017
calendar printable 2017
blank calendar 2017
2017 calendar
2017 free calendar
all calendar 2017
useful calendar 2017
schedule 2017 calendar
2017 schedule calendar
schedule calendar 2017
blank calendar 2017-18
calendar blog
awesome site
click here
site
website
click
awesome site
check this
check
romi
know this
nice
good
real
offer
different
pooja
calendar go
map
usa map
america map
map of usa
us map
map of usa
usa
hello
you
me
aur
hum
hola
Spanish
hello
new
year
Calendar 2018
2017
you
me
like
love
beautiful
2017 calendar
girl
couple
romi
hppy
romz
rom
lover
movie
hero


Thursday, February 02, 2017, 12:43 AM

Add comment
2017 calendar
blank calendar
cool calendar
yearly calendar
awesome calendar
icalendar
our calendar
new year calendar
free calendar
printable calendar
real printable calendar
timetable calendar
schedule calendar
school calendar
calendar 2017
calendar printable 2017
blank calendar 2017
2017 calendar
2017 free calendar
all calendar 2017
useful calendar 2017
schedule 2017 calendar
2017 schedule calendar
schedule calendar 2017
blank calendar 2017-18
calendar blog
awesome site
click here
site
website
click
awesome site
check this
check
romi
know this
nice
good
real
offer
different
pooja
calendar go
map
usa map
america map
map of usa
us map
map of usa
usa
hello
you
me
aur
hum
hola
Spanish
hello
new
year
Calendar 2018
2017
you
me
like
love
beautiful
2017 calendar
girl
couple
romi
hppy
romz
rom
lover
movie
hero
awesome
code
usa
map
printable
calendar
site
click
project
miss you
Spanish
sentence
Spanish
USA
UNITED STATE
UK
OK
BYE
SUNO
hum
map
our
website
year new
20
month
days
important
hola
map imprt
click
click here
check
see
see this
important
real
database sql books
database sql pdf
database sql
database sql and nosql
what is data analytics
big data in security
big data articles
hadoop articles
hadoop software download
hadoop trainings
database sql tutorials
data analytics books
big data training in gaziabad
big data training in us


Thursday, February 02, 2017, 12:56 AM

Add comment








Related Content:

How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight

 

How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer

How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources

Fitness

Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner

 

Preventive Health

How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition

New Diet and Fitness Articles:

Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
 

Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:

Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule

Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions

Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
 

Everyday Weight Loss Tips

How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge