Entries Categorized as 'Pursuit of Happiness: Work & Play'

Or The Pursuit Of Status?

Date June 30, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Money, Work, & Play Making authenticity a priority has obvious benefits for your psychological health and your spiritual balance. It gives you focus to make sure you don’t over-schedule yourself with too many activities. It helps you establish your priorities and stick with them. But it also brings an unexpected benefit.

The Pomp And Circumstance Underground

Date May 12, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Money, Work, & Play In ancient times – a little more than a century ago – education was about personal development. It was about exploring a variety of exciting things just because they were enjoyable. It was focused on finding ways to entertain the mind and the spirit through history, culture, art, […]

Work, Money, & Play

Date April 14, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Work, Money, & Play The categories are a little jumbled this month to reflect how a lot of us have gotten our thoughts jumbled. We think we need money in order to play, and to have money we need to “work” – implying a certain level of drudgery and sacrifice. We formulate […]

Winning Ways

Date March 17, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Work & Play Barbara Winter is famous for her book Making a Living Without a Job. She loves to talk about the “Joyfully Jobless” life. It’s easy to hear words like that and be skeptical.

Work At What You Love

Date February 29, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Work & Play What better way to pursue happiness than by learning how to work at what you love? What better way to combine work and play than by bringing the things you enjoy into your work life? Even better, how about sending yourself on a retreat to have fun, enjoy time […]

Making Dreams Happen

Date January 17, 2008

Pursuit of Happiness: Work & Play I first learned about the field of Creative Career Choice when I was trying to find my own new career. I “Googled” and “Yahoo’d” different phrases. They led me to ChangingCourse.com and its founder Valerie Young, to Barbara Sher, and to Barbara Winter. I am a huge fan of […]

Time For A Change?

Date December 18, 2007

Pursuit of Happiness: Work & Play “So if the college your kids go to isn’t that important, what is the key to helping them be successful in life? I am convinced it is largely one thing: encouraging them to discover their true calling – the one thing that totally engages their interest and passion. If […]

A Special Call To Service

Date November 14, 2007

Pursuit of Happiness: Work and Play It crossed my mind during the Veterans’ Day celebrations that in the many years I have been focused on the field of creative career choice I can’t remember any discussion of the military.

My Discovery Day

Date October 26, 2007

Pursuit of Happiness: Work & Play This is a journal style account of my day off, taken to learn more about my interests and passions and unique way of viewing the world. I’m sharing the day in detail to encourage you to take a day off and see how much you can learn about yourself. […]