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What are Behavioral Triggers and Why Do They Matter?

Coping Skills We hear a lot about behavioral triggers these days but what are these triggers? How do they affect individuals? How should they react to them? and What can they do about them? These are questions that help to understand what emotional triggers are. I explore these issues in... Read more →


What is the Difference Between Virtue and Virtue Signaling?

Who is Good. You or Me? Who is Right. You or Me? I published a blog about virtue signaling back on May 28, 2021. There has been so much discussion of it since then that I decided to refresh the blog and bring my thoughts up to date. Virtue Ethics... Read more →


Can Effective Altruism Create a More Caring Community of Givers?

Targeted Charitable Giving to Benefit Society I’ve been hearing a lot about “effective altruism” and decided to do some research and devote today’s blog to the topic. I was particularly struck by the use of the term in a story about Sam Bankman-Fried and the debacle at FTX. When asked... Read more →


Happiness at Home and at Work Are Essential Elements of Wellness

How to Achieve Happiness in One’s Work-Life I’ve been reading a lot about a new job position that has been established in some organizations – Chief Happiness Officer (CHO). In a Wall Street Journal article, there is discussion about Erika Conklin, CHO of a digital marketing startup, who included procuring... Read more →


Gratitude is the Key to Wellness

Ways to Express Gratitude to Others Ralph Waldo Emerson said about gratitude: “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” This is... Read more →


Should You Live a Life of ‘No Regrets’?

Learning to Deal with Missteps in Life From time to time, I come across an article that addresses issues of concern to me as an ethics expert. The Problem With ‘No Regrets’ is one such piece. In 2020, the author Daniel Pink launched the World Regret Survey, which asked more... Read more →


Where Does the US Stand in the World Happiness Report?

Happiness in the COVID-19 Environment I have previously blogged about happiness polls to see how the US ranks. I looked at how the U.S. ranks (2019) and how people can lead happier lives. I thought it would be in the top 10 countries. After all, we have in general elements... Read more →


Famous People Victims of the Cancel Culture

Summing Up the Cancel Culture and Political Correctness When we think of the cancel culture what comes to mind right away is how social media is used to call someone out for their words or actions as offensive to a group. Those offended go on social media and start a... Read more →


What is the Difference Between Having a Purpose in Life and Your Objectives?

Do Better by Being Better Very often, we find there is a confusion between what we consider to be a purpose and what we consider to be an objective. The purpose is the reason why you exist or why you do what you do. The objective is what it needs... Read more →