I love that this was said…

“Happiness is the joy you feel while striving for your potential.”  The ancient Greeks’ definition of happiness


Happiness is experienced in fleeting moments.  Positive psychology research has found that only 10% of our long-term levels of happiness come from external factors (i.e. what others do for us), and 90% comes from how we process the world we find ourselves in.


It’s easy for us to notice (and eventually become) anything we decide to immerse  ourselves in.  Immerse yourself in what fills your energy – follow your bliss as they say.  But then apply purpose to that (and gratitude for that) experience – honor that blissful experience by being strong in that state even in presence of a counter state you may be witnessing from others.


Process the world your find yourself in through the filter of your chosen state of being.  For example, with happiness as my chose state of being this year, my mantra will be “how can I bring the power of happiness to this moment?”  For me that will look like helping myself and others to focus on how what their experiencing (good or bad) may be related to their greater development.


I believe that the moment we see purpose for anything (especially seemingly “bad” things we may have experienced) – it instantly ushers in feelings of joy, connection with a sense of purpose and a sense of trust that everything will be (more than) ok.


About Gina Calvano

Gina Calvano is a certified coach and Senior Professional in Human Resources, with over 20 years of experience as a talent management professional in both the private and non-profit sectors. With a unique approach, she combines her strategic corporate expertise and accreditations with metaphysics and transformational thinking which has resulted in people all over the world feeling good about themselves and connected to a sense of purpose.

She created the Success Readiness Bootcamp™, a step by step process that enables people to easily discover their unique talents and abilities and match them to majors, jobs, industries and leisure pursuits. Gina is also the co-author of Breakthrough! Inspirational Strategies for an Audaciously Authentic Life with NY Times Best Selling Authors Marci Shimoff, Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood and Powerful Connections Made Easy™ with Aprille Trupiano, and is currently working on her next book — Caged in My Cube: The Turnaround Guide For Loving The Job You Hate.

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