Happy People Make a Happy City?Does the City make the Person or does the Person make the City?
Happy People Make a Happy City?
Does the City make the Person or does the Person make the City?
Acceptance of the Past
Things someone is unable to change
Valuable lesson learned even if painful
At peace with person you are
Enjoying the moment
Do you appreciate all that you have and those around you
Excited about the future
Talents, capabilities and worth
Proud of who you are today, independent of past choices
With you time and talents
Truely caring for others
Ability to be open and honest with feelings and thoughts
Do you have the ablity to trust and grow
Lead by Example or Lead by Telling
Do you take time to listen and grow.
Agile - Are you willing to change
Do you see the journey as the reward for learning or the end result?
Can you change your envirnment or do you need to change your attitude?
Autonomy and Independence
Am I able to pay bills
Donations to not for profits, things a person cars about
Ability to choose one own path
Annette Miller Example
Willing to start her own business
Walking away from what others feel is valuable, good job, pay, benefits
Risking her future to pursue a greater purpose
Feeding her soul
People Centered outcomes
Support from her family
Communication- Are you able to get you thoughts across
How do you make time for yourself? How do you say no to be more protective of your time.
Are you accepting of others
Look to interact with or look to avoid
Education/Cohort/Instructors- Edgewood College Example
Diveristy of the Thought and Backgrounds
Reasons for Education - Career, Social Change, People Centered outcomes
Time committement - impact on others in your life
Do they support you while you take time for your education
Sharing of knowledge, growth as a person
Sense of Purpose/Meaning
Is your job rewarding? Do you constantly look for other roles or counting the days unti retirement
Life long learning
Being present for your employer and your coworkers
Though interaction with others
Civic or Church Relationships
Do you give back to your church or community
Are you a financial and/or in person supporter of think that are important to you.
Do the need or want assistance
Interaction and support
Are you the center of your universe or do you call to a higher purpose?
Are you respectful of other faith of spirtual views
More is not better. The treadmill affect. The more you have the more time you spend with others that have more. Happiness decreases
Abiltiy to navigate
Knowing your way around. Networking with the community around you.
Eating, exercising and taking time for yourself
Surrounding yourself with positive people
Are you or those around you happy.
Nature- Spending time outside
Enjoyment of those things in nature around us