Happiness

The SWEETman Life is all about change.

That means adapting your lifestyle. And to improve things to make time for what’s important. This area is for career, self-improvement and lifestyle.


Work Life Balance

I am in the throes of a mid-life crisis. I hope that what I learn along the way will lead me to a better place, one with more satisfaction. Get more from your life; explore who you are, what you want and who you want to be. I am going to share every book and tool I find that helps.

Productivity and Time Management

Making things better often starts with finding more time, being more productive, and finding short cuts. This category is filled with better time management and life hacks.

 

The Meaning of Life

I don’t know what all will land in this section, but it will be a cornucopia of experiences and tools. Hopefully some of these fun things will inspire you as well.

 

 

 

 

 


Your Happy List – Staying Positive During Recuperation

When things in my life get a little dark, working on my Happy List keeps me going, even on my worst day. It is  my source of inspiration and motivation. It goes everywhere with me; is the source of my positive attitude and gets me out of bed in the …

Today I Am Sad

Today I am sad. No particular reason, or maybe a million reasons. I am sitting in the brightest, sunniest room in the house, but the day reflects my mood. It is overcast and snowing. It feels good, that the weather reflects my mood. I hate sunny and beautiful days when …

Keeping New You Resolutions – Remember Small

Are you making a New Years Resolution or a New You Resolution? Who decided that New Years Day was a good day for resolutions? You are tired, overfed, over-sugared, possibly hung over and surrounded by family, some of whom you may not even like. Is this the day for sugar …

Time Management’s Top 5

Nobody has enough time. It’s not a new problem, but it is getting worse all of the time. Every day our expected workload increases. More work with fewer staff, longer commutes, and gone are the days of admins and secretaries. 24 hour communication, endless emails and impossible expectations have made …

Find Mid-Career Satisfaction

You want more? You’re smart and capable, but not fulfilled? You feel you could be doing more? Enjoying life more? There is a pattern emerging among many seasoned professionals. They are rewriting the definition of success. Many of the people I know are walking away from successful careers to write …

Your Life Binder – Make It Actionable

Check out the other Life Binder Posts and Printables   By now hopefully you have your version of a Life Binder and have begun to create a mental and physical picture of your future. Remember, if it is important it doesn’t happen overnight. This is a journey and your binder will …

How to Have a Midlife Crisis

I am having a midlife crisis. At 40 I had it all: child, partner, important job and house full of stuff, and I had never been so miserable. For many this may sound familiar, but why anybody would get a younger girlfriend or boyfriend at this point is beyond me; …

Your Life Binder – First Steps

Check out the other Life Binder Posts and Printables Your Life Binder is a road-map for your life. It is a tool to achieving your life goals. It can take whatever form works best for you, although there are some templates below to help if you like. Start Anywhere Define Your …

Who Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

This is a question everyone asks us when we are little, but somewhere along the way they stop. But why stop? Are you done? Life change is essential to our long-term happiness. Sometimes companies will ask you what you want in an interview, or during an annual appraisal, but often, …

Your Life Binder – Alternative Vision Board

If you have heard of a vision board, then you are already familiar with the Life Binder. Maybe you have your act together; you’re healthy, fit, have a great job, a wonderful family and everything you ever dreamed. Odds are this is not you. If it was, you probably wouldn’t …