Happiness can be a grand challenge for all of us, especially in an culture where ageism is very real. According to Dictionary.com ageism is a noun meaning: discrimination against persons of a certain age group. a tendency to regard older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment. I spoke about hope and happiness at the 2015 Rural Futures Conference, and I used … Read More Happiness Ignites Innovation
Two events in 2010 changed the trajectory of my life forever. I was driving home on June 22, 2010. As usual, I was talking to Mom. We talked about everyday things like my kids and when we would see each other next. I told her that I had been stranded at home the day before because every road to work was flooded due to … Read More Mom, Memories and Miracles
The tools and technologies that help people create their own businesses and design their lives in ways that best suit them, are also fueling Megatrend #2: Living with Purpose and Meaning. Purposeful living is shaping everything from healthcare to education. Our society is quickly evolving into an era characterized by shared purpose and meaning. Personal fulfillment is a growing trend in business and entrepreneurship. … Read More The Future of Women & Megatrend #2: Living with Purpose and Meaning
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All true intent is realized. This simple yet profound truth is usually overlooked when people set goals. If you really don’t intend to lose 15 pounds (you just want to lose weight without really trying), then don’t set a goal around weight loss. New Year’s resolutions are often short-lived because they are not true intentions. I am a believer in setting intentions, so I … Read More SMARTER Intentions and Authentic Goals: A Coaching Guide from AskDrConnie.com
Invest in you this holiday season! A few of my fellow, female business owners in Nebraska City invited me to join them January 15-17, 2016 to co-host New Year and [Re]New You: A Women’s Retreat. I am now extending this invitation to all of you! If you are ready for an amazing 2016, join us for a weekend filled with purpose, passion and … Read More New Year and [Re]New You: A Women’s Retreat
Do you believe that you can become persistently happier in just 21 days? Research by Shawn Achor and others studying the power of positive psychology shows that you can! My interest in what I call, The Happiness Trend, continues to grow for good reason. Happiness makes a difference! I am really excited to be delivering a keynote, Go Wild: Be Happy! on Friday, November 21st … Read More Can You Be Happier in 21 Days? Yes, You Can!