Anyone puzzled by what The Happiness Index will measure will be relieved to read Khalil Gibran’s words on joy and sorrow in The Prophet. “I say unto you, joy and sorrow are inseperable”.
Gratitude or selfishness? When I first encountered the idea of a gratitude diary, I was discountenanced by feeling grateful for… Read more Let the world look at you. I assure you, the world will like what it sees.
Why have managers ignored the poets for so long? Contemporary English poet David Whyte David Whyte uses contemporary language to… Read more Only this time, let the world look at you. I assure you, the world will like what it sees.
Self-Knowledge XVII And a man said, “Speak to us of Self-Knowledge.” And he answered, saying: Your hearts know in silence… Read more Which path did you walk today to meet up with the soul?
I want to follow up Gaye’s comment “ I’ve not seen happiness or sadness as fixed points. My own experience… Read more If our words for happiness and sadness were different, we wouldn’t feel muddled
4 puzzles of positive psychology I forgot to finish my series on the 4 puzzles of positive psychology, but I… Read more Happiness & sorrow are two sides of a coin; it’s in the maths
Fill each other’s cup but not drink from one cup I am reading Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet. His words on… Read more Thinking about modern careers in the words of Khalil Gibran
Teaching XVIII No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of… Read more A teacher . . . leads you to the threshold of your own mind
Like so many people, I resent the paper of business. I resent the untidiness of returns that go off to… Read more When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music.
It’s tax return time again and I began looking around for some poetry about commerce. Here we go. Do you… Read more Do you agree with Khalil Gibran’s ethics of market place?