That Th!nk You Do (60 Ways to Be Healthy, Happy & Hold Off Harm) Now Available on Kindle

We’re so happy and proud to announce the release of our first title, Joseph CarrabisThat Th!nk You Do (60 Ways to Be Healthy, Happy & Hold Off Harm) is now available on Kindle and will soon be available on most other platforms and in your local brick&mortars.

That Th!nk You Do Chapter X+5 – Want to be Heard? See a Musician

(Another chapter in my forthcoming non-fiction That Th!nk You Do (note the clever change in the title? Gotta love those creatives, don’t you?) The fascinating chapter numbers are due to unfinished editing. I hope to share the bookcover soon)


Do you ever wish someone would just listen to you? That you could find someone who could understand not just the words but the emotions behind them? Well, it turns out that’s very easy to do.
Continue readingThat Th!nk You Do Chapter X+5 – Want to be Heard? See a Musician”

That Th!nk You Do Chapter X+4 – Can’t Be Happy? Blame Your Parents

(Another chapter in my forthcoming non-fiction That Th!nk You Do (note the clever change in the title? Gotta love those creatives, don’t you?) The fascinating chapter numbers are due to unfinished editing. I hope to share the bookcover soon)


Are you happy? Do you have a positive outlook on life? Is the glass usually half full when you drink from it?

If so, there’s a better than even chance you’re from Latin American countries, possibly the US and could have northern Mediterranean ancestry. Not so happy? Chances are your from Asia or the Pacific Rim countries.

What…did you think I was going to suggest you blame your parents for your outlook on life? Maybe in another column, but this time out we’re going to look at how ethnic origins – ancestry – often pre-determines how you’ll deal with life’s situations big and small.

According to a now long-standing study involving five dominant ethnic groups, ethnic origins play a significant role in how people view their world. These results don’t surprise me, and I’m sure they don’t surprise anyone with a cultural anthropology background.

But why is one culture happier than another? Cultures that place higher values on self-worth and self-fulfillment – as opposed to group identity – tend to promote happier, psychologically healthier individuals. But wait, there’s more…

It also seems that cultures that promote open emotionalism have happier, psychologically healthier individuals.

Open emotionalism? Continue readingThat Th!nk You Do Chapter X+4 – Can’t Be Happy? Blame Your Parents”

The Change Zone Test Chat Snippet #15 – Other People’s Limitations

My blessings continue and we come to the end of The Change Zone Test Chat Snippets. I want to again thank Susan Sneath and Gail McDonald for their kindness and offering me a chance to share with them.

I hope you’ve enjoyed these as much as I have putting them together and being part of Susan and Gail’s 28 Nov 2022 The Change Zone episode.

Previous segments include:

In the meantime, please enjoy Other People’s Limitations.

Enjoy!

 
You can see the real conversation (this snippet was from a preliminary gathering) on YouTube.

The Change Zone Test Chat Snippet #14 – Grandpa, Different Vision, Synesthesia, and Finding Happiness

My blessings continue.

The Change Zone‘s Susan Sneath and Gail McDonald invited me to take part in their 28 Nov 2022 show.

We spent about an hour and a half chatting to get to know each other and I suggested snippets from the chat would make good promo fodder for the full show.

Kind people that they are, they agreed.

Previous segments include:

In the meantime, please enjoy Grandpa, Different Vision, Synaesthesia, and Finding Happiness.

Enjoy!

 
You can see the real conversation (this snippet was from a preliminary gathering) on YouTube.