DIY Happiness

The Ultimate 22-Year-Old’s Survival Guide for Work & Life

Writing several articles for recent college graduates and young professionals over the past few years has caused me to reflect on how I would have lived my life differently had someone provided me three decades worth of experience on day one of my first full-time job. I hope The Ultimate 22-Year-Old's Survival Guide for Work & Life will help the many young professionals get started down the right path!

The 3 Real Reasons You Can’t Stay Focused

When all is stripped away from the things you turn to when you’re unable or unwilling to concentrate, you’ll find there are three real reasons you can’t stay focused. I’m referring to the focus of your life, project, goals or anything else that provides your figurative north pole. Let’s try to build you a compass.

4 Most Devastating Career Behaviors

Careers limp along or are dismantled because of behaviors, not decisions. You might fall into the trap of thinking you made a poor choice here or joined the wrong company there. Others endlessly ponder position changes or promotions they forwent. I assure you, those mini decisions (as major as you think they are) cause minor-league damage compared to the big boy stuff I’m about to share.

Great Marital Advice Based on 1,076 Years of Marriage

As I approach my wedding day, I asked my friends for their best marital advice. Here's what 67 people with combined 1,076 years of marriage experience had to share. I'm sure you won't want to miss Apologies Have Bigger Muscles Than Being Right, Pretend Your Spouse is Your Dog, Polygamy is Apparently Legal Everywhere, You Get Amnesia the Moment You Get Married, Make Sure You’re an Ace with Pronouns and much more!

10 Life-Changing Ways to Happiness

Achieving and maintaining happiness is the #1 thing every human wants. So why is it so difficult? IT'S NOT! Life challenges and distracts us from the fundamentals of happiness how-to. "What is" is what’s supposed to be. Otherwise, it wouldn't be. Acceptance can be simple. Learn the 9 other simple tactics...