Strengths – the Recipe for Success?

Strengths – the Recipe for Success?

How often have you been advised – or advised others – to “play to your strengths”? It sounds like common sense, but is it actually a recipe for success? Well, there is certainly research evidence to support the value of identifying and playing to them. Benefits for...
Having purpose can save lives

Having purpose can save lives

Having a sense of purpose in life is associated with a lower risk of death, according to a study published on May 24, 2019, in JAMA Network Open. The research concluded that “stronger purpose in life was associated with decreased mortality. Purposeful living may have...
The Power of Purpose

The Power of Purpose

The need for purpose is one the defining characteristics of human beings – the Power of Purpose is immense. Human beings crave purpose and suffer serious psychological difficulties when we don’t have it. Purpose is a fundamental component of a fulfilling life. My dad...
What Lives Within Us?

What Lives Within Us?

Chocolate or strawberry? Life or death? Life is an unending flow of choices and decisions. Everything we do or don’t do is inherently connected to a choice we make. It’s what lives within us. Some people make choices quickly and easily.  Others agonize over every...