Archive for June, 2009

Don’t Make Assumptions

Rachel, my daughter-in-law and the mother of my 3 granddaughters, came across a book in the public library, a kind of a collection of educational stories. She borrowed the book, gave it to me and said: “I didn’t read it but I’m sure you can find something there to include in your ‘fireworks’”. And indeed [...]

Present and Future

Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D., a reputable lecturer in Harvard, describes in his book an interesting model of 4 theoretical prototypes of human characters, all in the context of happiness. We all have some kind of combination of the four. So how can you be the “happy” kind? Here is a short summary of the relevant chapter [...]