Are You A Prisoner of Your Emotions?
If you are, then you have very little chance of happiness. You need to recognize your moods and control them.
Can a Child Make a Parent Happy?
On the eve of Mothers Day, Dennis asks if a child can make a parent happy. And, if so, how? Dennis offers three ways.
The Need to Compartmentalize
Dennis works out a new theory the need to compartmentalize. Sometimes you need to be able to separate parts of your life to achieve a measure of happiness.
While we all need to weigh decisions carefully, one can go too far. This is called indecision. It can drive you crazy and make you very unhappy. Make decisions and don’t look back.
7 out of 10 Rule
If you can say that you’re a consistent seven out of ten on the Happiness Scale, you’re doing well. Swinging back and forth between one and ten leads to unhappiness.
We hold onto certain images of what our life should be like. When those images of an idealized life don’t turn out as planned, we have to be able to adjust. We need to create new images that comport with our new reality.