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What “Should” Moms do on Mother’s Day?

June 15th, 2013 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Happiness - (Comments Off on What “Should” Moms do on Mother’s Day?)

Sleep in Have breakfast in bed Go back to sleep Wake up around noon, to the sounds of laundry being done and dinner being made Hang out Have leftovers for lunch Take a nap Wake up and go for a nice long walk Read Read some more while you wait for dinner Eat dinner Watch …
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Home for the Holidays … and Beyond

January 5th, 2013 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Children | Emotions | Happiness | Stress - (Comments Off on Home for the Holidays … and Beyond)

It’s been nice having our 18-year old back home for the holidays. I am also acutely aware that the pain of parting is in my near future. Christmas is traditionally the time in the United States when many young adults travel home for the holidays — whether it be from college or from the place …
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Is There a Santa Claus?

January 5th, 2013 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Children | Happiness | Stress - (Comments Off on Is There a Santa Claus?)

        “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus,” goes the famous line in the Sun editorial of 1897, written by Francis P. Church, who goes on to give an answer that is brilliant in its simplicity. And all in a days work, the story goes.        Now I wish that I could say I received …
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The pursuit of happiness

March 3rd, 2012 | Posted by Brian Pearson in Happiness - (Comments Off on The pursuit of happiness)

There is a lot of hype about happiness out there. From books proposing how to find true happiness like The Happiness Hypothesis and The Happiness Project, to one simply called Happiness. Any moment now I am expecting to find one called “One Minute Happiness”  written just to satisfy the consumer who wants happiness and wants it …
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