Do you want to be happy? I'd be surprised if you said, "No". Robert Holden, Ph.D., has made a whole career around happiness and has written ten books with titles like, Be Happy: Release the Power of Happiness in You and Happiness NOW!. His work has focused on positive psychology and well-being and he's considered Britain's foremost expert on happiness. Clearly, he has struck a nerve since his books and his programs are very popular. I've watched some of his videos (you can f
I get a kick out of referring to my weekly observations as a "blogette" -- adding the French ending to imply it's smaller than most. My goal has always been to stay short and sweet. We have full, busy lives and not only am I taking into consideration your precious time, but also my own! As so many of you have noticed, my life can be a little off-center. Besides having a streak of purple and sprinkles of sparkly faerie threads in my hair, I also haven't had a home base for sev
I push myself and I always have and I do it because the payoff is worth it! It probably started when I watched my Grandmother keep on keepin' on and especially when I heard her tell my mother that even if she woke up with some aches and pains, she just kept going. My Grammy Cummings lived to be 100 and except for the last few months, she didn't stop. I remember her outside, raking the leaves with her dress, pearl earrings, and sneakers on. I remember her having some mini stro
I am originally from Boston, MA. I grew up in a suburb about 20 miles northwest and I spent lots of time in the city from an early age. It seemed only logical for me to move right into the city after high school, plus I ended up studying at a couple of the fine academic institutions (among hundreds!) there. I love Boston, however I also love to travel. Boston is a great place to call home. For me, I really enjoy all the museums, theatre, concerts, and history, just to name a
About the Author
Barbara L Cummings, MS, RN, is a sassy Queen-ager, mentor, confidante and trusted guide who provides people with life support.