Category: Celebrate Your Progress

Fun, Learning, and Gratitude in 2018

Posted by davidjsinger - December 26, 2018 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, Family, Friends, Gratitude, Habits, Happiness, Learning, Mindfulness
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As I have done for each of the past few years, here are the many ways I enjoyed the experiences of my year: places I visited, what I listened to, what I read, what I watched, and more. Reading I love reading and I love learning. I read quite a bit every day, starting with […]

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Fun, Learning, and Gratitude in 2017

Posted by davidjsinger - December 27, 2017 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, Family, Friends, Gratitude, Habits, Happiness, Learning, Mindfulness
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As I have done for each of the past few years, here are the many ways I enjoyed the experiences of my year: places I visited, music and podcasts I listened to, books I read, what I watched on TV, and more. Reading I love reading and I love learning. I read quite a bit […]

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More on Proactive Positivity

Posted by davidjsinger - November 8, 2017 - appreciating, Be Happy, Be Present, Celebrate Your Progress, Changes, Gratitude, Habits, Happiness, Helping Others, Mindfulness, Optimism, Positivity, Well-Being
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I’ve written many times about what I call Proactive Positivity, actions you can take to help yourself to be happier, such as: expressing gratitude, smiling, helping others, exercising, spending time with people you like, looking for silver linings, being present, seeing the glass as half full, celebrating your progress, laughing, having fun, pursuing your passions, […]

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Leaning in to Positivity

Posted by davidjsinger - March 29, 2017 - appreciating, Be Happy, Be Present, Celebrate Your Progress, Changes, Gratitude, Habits, Happiness, Helping Others, Mindfulness, Optimism, Positivity, Well-Being
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Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, lost her husband to a tragic accident. Sandberg, who is quite famous for her book, Lean In, is writing a book with Adam Grant, the author of two of my favorite recent books, Give and Take and Originals. In a commencement speech at the University of California at […]

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Ways to Inspire Changes

Posted by davidjsinger - March 1, 2017 - Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, Changes, Habits, Happiness, Helping Others, Positivity, Well-Being
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Back in December, I wrote about an extremely enjoyable and edifying discussion I had with Michelle Gielan. Michelle is the author of Broadcasting Happiness and, along with Shawn Achor (author of The Happiness Advantage, one of the great books I read during the last few years), has created Inspire Happiness, a PBS special which aired […]

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Fun, Learning, and Gratitude in 2016

Posted by davidjsinger - December 28, 2016 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, Family, Friends, Gratitude, Habits, Happiness, Learning, Mindfulness
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As I have done for each of the past few years, here are the many ways I enjoyed the experiences of my year: places I visited, books I read, what I watched on TV, and more. Books I love reading and I love learning. I read quite a bit every day, starting with the newspaper. […]

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Celebrating Your Progress

Posted by davidjsinger - December 21, 2016 - Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, Habits, Happiness, Mindfulness, Optimism
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I write a lot about the importance of what I call Proactive Positivity. Because people have a natural ability to think about negative things, we need to work to offset that by being proactive about what’s positive in our lives. There many good positivity exercises, for example, daily (or weekly) lists of: things that made […]

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Inspire Happiness

Posted by davidjsinger - December 7, 2016 - Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, Changes, Habits, Happiness, Helping Others, Positivity, Well-Being
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I was fortunate to have the opportunity to spend some time on the phone with Michelle Gielan this week. I loved our conversation. Michelle is the author of Broadcasting Happiness and, along with Shawn Achor, author The Happiness Advantage (one of the great books I read during the last few years) has created Inspire Happiness, […]

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Bouncing Back from a Low Point

Posted by davidjsinger - November 9, 2016 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, confidence, Habits, Happiness, Learning, Well-Being, Work
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This is a guest post by Frank Lavine. We’ve all been there – I know I have. The majority of my friends and family have, too. The “all-time low” that we can find ourselves dealing with is a stressful, challenging part of life. There is no shame in hitting a point in your life where […]

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Choosing Happiness

Posted by davidjsinger - August 17, 2016 - appreciating, Be Happy, Celebrate Your Progress, Gratitude, Habits, Happiness, Positivity, Well-Being
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A quick google search on “choosing happiness books” yields hits such as Choosing Happiness, Just Choose Happiness, I Choose Happiness, and many more. I haven’t read those particular books, but I’ve read countless books on, or related to, happiness, and I work hard to choose happiness for myself. When I write and speak about happiness, […]

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