While some stress is unavoidable, often it is self-inflicted. Are there areas of your life or work that you could take a more playful approach?
We always ask kids WHAT they want to be when they grow up, and I can’t think of a worse question… Most of the time, I believe adults ask kids what they want to be when they grow up because the adults are still looking for good answers to that question!
Amazon Music chose ten podcasts to be featured in their Inspiring Indies playlist in the Society and Culture category, and Playful Humans is #1! Check out the complete playlist here and explore some other inspiring independent podcasts that are making a difference in lives around the world.
Mike Montague will present three sales and marketing sessions for the Professional Selling class at Johnson County Community College in November! Mike is on the Marketing Advisory Board for JCCC. They have agreed to offer these sessions free for the students and the local business community through a grant from HubSpot’s Education Partner Academic Innovation Fund.
She was born on April Fool’s Day, and I always thought that made her sense of humor just a little bit better than everyone else’s. I am quite sure she is the one who most shaped my sense of humor, too. She is the one who introduced me to Monty Python, Dave Barry, and The Far Side. I watch my first Benny Hill and Mr. Bean sketches at her house, and she bought me a Dwight Schrute bobbled head for my first office. If you don’t recognize any of those names, please Google them right now, and let Grandma Lyn be the reason they are in your life, too!
One 2019 study found that agreeing with the statement “I have a philosophy of life that helps me understand who I am” was associated with fewer symptoms of depression and higher levels of happiness. Other positive psychology studies have shown that happiness drives success, not the other way around. If you want to feel fulfillment, you must first find your joy and flow state in play.