Bob Dempsey

Bob Dempsey

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Are You Flourishing? 5 Elements of PERMA

Well-being is a combination of thinking and feeling good, in addition to having meaning, good relationships, and accomplishment in your life. Having high levels of well-being and performing at your...

The Importance of Gratitude

There is no doubt that our minds and lives are largely shaped by how we use them. That what we’re telling ourselves, or not telling ourselves, largely determines who we...

8 Fun Ways to Brighten up Your Day

Your well-being is heavily influenced by your ability to manage your emotions. If you tend to focus on the negative, you've probably trained yourself to do so. While you may...

6 Ways to Choose Happiness

Most of us reach a point in our lives where life is difficult. Even when we experience an abundance of positive events, we soon find a way to worry about...

10 Powerful Steps to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a learned habit; a defensive mechanism to the possibility of failure. Overthinkers are vulnerable to continued sadness, negative thinking, weakened ability to solve problems, and irrational thought patterns.

Forgive, Forget, and Be Free

How you feel about the past is entirely dependent upon your memories. Whether you feel bitterness, shame, contentment or pride, memories are the root. Life satisfaction can be increased by...

Who’s the Happiest Country in the World?

Higher well-being is correlated with a countries stability and resiliency. These include: healthcare, trust in elections and institutions, stress levels, food and shelter, security, and a willingness to help others....

What Is Self-Esteem?

There are plenty of definitions available for self-esteem. Generally what they all have in common is the concept of esteeming yourself. This means loving and respecting yourself, putting yourself first,...

What Is Success?

I view success as living a life of peace, fulfillment, and meaning, that produces as much pleasure and as little pain as possible while loving yourself. If you love yourself,...

Why Am I so Afraid?

Fear is essential for our survival, especially during infancy. It’s one of our earliest and most fundamental emotions. We first feel a fear of abandonment. This subsides if we are...

Why Don’t We Need Guilt?

Guilt is a highly destructive emotion. Guilt functions purely to make us feel bad about ourselves. Guilt is very good at blocking our potential, and stopping us from taking action....

5 Simple Tips to Overcome Guilt

Guilt is an emotional warning sign that serves to let us know when we've done something wrong. It’s a self-policing mechanism that we all have. It helps us to improve...

5 Key Questions to a Better Life

The best way to get to know yourself and others is to ask questions. Asking questions that provoke introspection is essential to maintaining awareness of who you are, where you...

3 Quick Tips to Build Self-Esteem

Everyone wants to feel good about themselves. Viewing yourself in a realistic and positive way is very important when making choices about your mind and body. Your inner beliefs and...

3 Easy Ways to Be Mindful Today

You can become intimate with your own states of mind. You can change the content of your thoughts, challenge your beliefs, and entertain new possibilities. You can change your brain...

3 Big Facts of Life That You Forget

Even with the increase in technologies that promise to give us more free time, we still find ways to pack our schedules and live increasingly frantic lives. With slowing down...
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