Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics: #030 Defend

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword #030 – Defend One of the innate drivers of human beings is to … Read more »

Going the extra mile – not so easy

52 Intentional Affirmations: #5. I have an extra mile philosophy! This week I will do something intentionally positive for someone who didn’t expect it. Each week I’m reporting here on my personal experience in implementing my 52 Intentional Affirmations. These are designed to help us be more intentionally mindful of the impact our intentions have on … Read more »

Intentional Reciprocity In Action

When you take intentional action, you’re mindfully aware of your intention or bigger WHY that drives you to take action. When you ‘own’ your intention, you ‘own’ your action and you ‘own’ the result – that’s intentional accountability. And remember, your intentional actions impact not only you, but they will either directly or indirectly impact … Read more »

Intentionomics Lesson For The Australian Olympic Swim Team

Like most thinking Australians, I’ve been watching with interest the unfolding story of the 2012 Australian Olympic Swim Team’s alleged inappropriate behaviour at the time of the London Olympics. It’s certainly not my place nor my intention to judge the swimmers on their behaviour. I do however want to raise the question of what appears to be … Read more »

Intentionally catch people doing good

52 Intentional Affirmations: #4. “I look for opportunities to catch people doing good things! This week I will catch someone doing something right and provide them with intentionally positive feedback. Each week I’m reporting here on my personal experience in implementing my 52 Intentional Affirmations. These are designed to help us be more intentionally mindful … Read more »

Time to take stock of your truth

Old age is knowing what you’re doing, having the respect of others, a relatively sane financial base, a loving partner and the realization that what you can’t beat you can endure. I’ve paraphrased the above from George Vaillant’s book that I’m currently reading called ‘Aging Well’. This has been a particularly timely piece as Liz’s … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics #029 Decisions

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword #029 – Decisions The decisions you make and the actions you take when … Read more »

What’s Your Intention For Each Life Role?

How clear are you on your intention for the people you impact in each of your life roles? Gaining clarity on your intention for each life role will help you live  an even more happy, flourishing and prosperous life because it assists in aligning your personal values with your intentional actions – and it’s your … Read more »

Book Review: The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris

The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris is one of my most favourite ‘subjective well-being’ books. Harris’ main premise is controversial. He writes… “… lasting happiness is not normal” Harris draws on extensive research including the World Health Organization, that suggests almost half the population will at some stage suffer anxiety and a sense of overwhelm that … Read more »

Thank someone who rarely gets thanked

52 Intentional Affirmations: #3. “I look for opportunities to thank people! This week I will intentionally thank someone who rarely gets thanked.” Each week I’m reporting here on my personal experience in implementing my 52 Intentional Affirmations. These are designed to help us be more intentionally mindful of the impact our intentions have on living … Read more »