The Pursuit of Happiness Part 3: Implementing Change and Person-Activity Fit

This is the final part of a 3 part series on the evidence behind sustainable change in happiness.  In this part we’ll look at how these concepts discussed can be put to work to cause a measurable and sustainable happiness increase.  Specifically, how to choose and implement activities. Continue reading “The Pursuit of Happiness Part 3: Implementing Change and Person-Activity Fit”

Getting hit by a truck: Gratitude in the face of adversity

“Hey are you ok?”  I heard as I came to, hand numb from lying in the snow.   A slightly familiar face,  the guy who hit me, faded in, his voice slowly muted by the nearing ambulance sirens.  “I got hit by a truck!” I thought as a wave of nausea gripped me and I swallowed it down before taking inventory of my body.
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Gratitude Blog Journal

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately with medicine.   Lots of patients, 2 young kids, no vacation for a while owing to partner leaving and no nearby family.  I love my job choice of medicine.  It’s easy to overlook all the good things about a career in medicine and as bloggers we often try to identify problems with our job so we can offer solutions.  So I decided to write down some things I’m grateful for in medicine, a gratitude post.   Continue reading “Gratitude Blog Journal”