Why You Should Take Longer Vacations

I stand on the porch and look out into the woods. I feel my shoulders release their tension just a little bit more. It’s the 5th day of our vacation and I’m still feeling my muscles release stress. Four months earlier I was at a conference and while I was there I was trying to be everywhere at once. I ...

Start Something New to Level Up Your Happiness

Of all the buildings in Texas my favorite has to be the Alamo. You can feel the pain that happened there. Even the walls look like they are crying.There is something cathartic about walking through the historic building. I can just hand over my worries to the building. Then after you thoughts are cleansed you go outside into the courtyard. As ...

Why American Leaders Don’t Care about Happiness at Work

My son just starred as the credits rolled. It wasn’t the reaction that I was hoping for. I wiped away a tear and whispered in his ear. What did you think? Nothing. He just sat there, staring straight ahead. He’s five and got up on my lap in the beginning of the movie. He barely twitched for an hour and ...