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Oh honestly!

Prior to Australia’s national election held on September 7, 2013, I conducted a brief survey about the desired character strengths in a leader, and what character strengths we perceived our two main candidates to possess. Well the survey results are in: What we want mostly in a leader of our nation are the character strengths [...]

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UNREAL BANANA PEEL!

I read an interesting, albeit brief, article on ‘authenticity’ today by Gretel Killeen, who is appearing in the up-coming Happiness Conference here in Melbourne. (http://www.happinessanditscauses.com.au) …Which got me thinking: what exactly, is ‘authenticity’? Authenticity is about being genuine, being real, and having congruence between who you say you are and who you really are. It’s [...]

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JUST DOING IT

Okay, so this is what you have to do: Stop complaining to yourself about yourself, stop telling yourself the same story over and over about how you could have/should have done something different/better, and stop ruminating about what could have been and should have been. Just stop! Stories can empower or disempower us. They can [...]

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IS HONESTY THE BEST POLICY?

Yes. Of course it is. (This could be a very short blog – if only honesty were that simple…) “Honesty if about living your life in accordance with your values, as well as telling the truth about yourself and others. Having self-honesty means you are open to learning and positive change.” (The word honesty, as [...]

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