Sense of happiness according to the “happiness no matter what” method (“sense of happiness for no reason”)

Senso di felicità secondo il metodo della "felicità a prescindere" ("senso di felicità senza motivo") (This post is in English and Italian) I am sharing a few paragraphs from my book on happiness: Condivido alcuni paragrafi del mio libro sulla felicità: "How do you achieve a sense of happiness without making it contingent on success, … Continue reading Sense of happiness according to the “happiness no matter what” method (“sense of happiness for no reason”)

“The flow” and its benefits.

In his book 'Emotional Intelligence', Daniel Goleman describes a state called 'flow'. It is a state in which we are fully focused on an action, on a task, and even sometimes have no sense of time passing. Nel suo libro "Intelligenza emotiva", Daniel Goleman descrive uno stato chiamato "flusso". Si tratta di uno stato in … Continue reading “The flow” and its benefits.

A few sentences from ‘Emotional Intelligence’ (Daniel Goleman) and my commentary on them.

Who among us would not want to be among those characterised by emotional self-control? Emotions are necessary, they are there to serve us, but - attention - we must not allow them to work against us. And this is why it is so important to REACT in an appropriate manner to the emotions that arise within us. They can be positive or negative.

What is the real meaning of success?

Each of us can define our own success. In order to do so, one can ask oneself the question: How will I know that I have achieved (am achieving) success? For me, success is living a peaceful life, getting rid of stressors, having a good, rewarding job, setting financial goals and achieving them, having healthy relationships with my wife and other people, developing interests (e.g. personal development, Slavic languages).

On a Positive Attitude Towards Oneself (a post inspired by the thought of Jim McManus CSsR)

What happens to you in life is mainly up to you, you can (if you want to) be "the manager" of your life, you can shape it, you can start (or continue) to think in a positive, creative way. You have one life, use it well, think well of yourself, you have the right to do so and it is even your duty.