Category: Happiness

friends; friendship; compassion

When you hear the word “friend”, what comes to mind for you? What qualities does a good friend embody? Before you read any more, take a minute to pause and really think about what it means to be a good…

Happy Pies, Kelye Rouse-Brown, happiness, coach

In August, my Be Positive evening retreat, based on Gratitude and Positivity, focused on how 40% of our happiness comes from intentional activity and the group ideas generated from the retreat exercise made us feel 100%. I explained how author…

hot air balloon ride

Lean towards joy and listening and away from giving advice. This was a great headliner to learning about positivity and happiness in An Introduction to Positive Psychology with Dr. Maria Sirois in beautiful Berkshires, MA. My oldest and dearest friend…

Missy & Flo: Reading

While we do address tough and emotional issues during coaching, Wholistic Woman also has a fun side! If you haven’t seen our Missy & Flo video series, you should watch it now! A series of 8 videos, our coaches share…

gift

On May 3, 2017, I turned 50! When I was a little girl, this number seemed big and very far away.  Now that I’m here, this number feels normal.  It’s where I am supposed to be.  It is part of…

This blog was originally published in 2001 but its words are timeless and timely with our ‘Be Happier’ event scheduled for Wednesday, April 27th.  Enjoy and we hope to see you on Wednesday 🙂 “Happiness is not a destination. It…

Today’s guest blogger is Wholistic Woman Retreats’ member, Cathy Hansen.  Cathy showcased her Laughter Yoga at our 2016 Strong You Retreat.  Today she writes to introduce you to Laughter Yoga.  We know you are going to enjoy this one! It was…

I have been studying Positive Psychology since June of 2014. The recommended book I have been reading is “The How of Happiness” by Sonya Lyubomirsky. In her book, Sonya explains the 3 parts of happiness in the form of a…

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