Striving Toward Goals = Happiness

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Apr 30, 2012 in , , | No Comments

Life changed her plans…

Writer Erin Zammett Ruddy faced an uncertain future, at age 23, when she was diagnosed with cancer. She states in her piece, “Do You Need A Five-Year Plan?”, Self magazine, “For all my planning, suddenly I didn’t know if I’d be alive in five years.” The good news is, Ms. Ruddy survived her ordeal, and through it all she reevaluated her life plans, “I realized that some of the things I thought were most important to me…didn’t quite make the cut anymore.”

Is it’s time to reevaluate your plans?

Pyramid of Power

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Jan 20, 2011 in , , , | No Comments

You’ve heard of the pyramids in Egypt, but you most likely haven’t heard of the ‘Pyramid of Power’.

This pyramid has a unique purpose–to give your life power.

In Kim Pawlak’s article “Manage your goals with use of ‘Pyramid of Power’”, (TAA), she highlights work done by Susan Robison, a psychologist and faculty development consultant with Professor DeStressor, who created the pyramid.

The “Pyramid of Power” is a pyramid-shaped goal-setting model. Robison says that we have goals that are “floating around in the air”, not anchored to anything. The pyramid reverses that and anchors our goals.