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How the #Share222 Movement Can Empower Women To Fight the Apathy of Silence and Envy

January 26, 2018 By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP Last week I had an “aha!” moment when a close friend called with a sheepish question: “Am...

The Dark Side of Strengths: How Too Much of a Good Thing Can Undermine Your Best Efforts

My client morosely shared the professional woes he’d experienced in recent years as I scanned his VIA Character Strengths Survey results and listened carefully. He said...

When Are Your Strengths Your Weakness? Facebook Live

Caroline hosted a Facebook Live event on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 about how she uses the VIA Character Strengths Survey with clients, organizations and others...

How Do You Get More Grit and Why Does It Matter? Facebook Live

On November 29, 2017, Caroline held her Facebook Live event, and she shared for thirty minutes about how she believes anyone can learn how to...

Throw out what you know about ‘SMART’ Goals… The Most Effective Goals Have These 8 Things in Common

By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP   One of the most common misconceptions about goal setting is that there are only a few things we need...

9 Ways to Stop, Savor, and Smell the Roses (& How Doing So Can Boost Your Wellbeing!)

By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP   Savoring is a key quality that many happy and well-adjusted people naturally have in abundance, but not everyone enjoys...

How to Do Hard Things & Struggle Well (& Why It’s Worth It!)

By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP The Tong Leong School of Martial Arts is the last martial arts academy many would expect to find in the...

How These 9 Simple Actions Can Help You Feel Happier (& Get More Grit!)

By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP When I entered the positive psychology field, one of the embryonic areas was called “positive interventions,” which was the identification...

How to Get More Grit: 10 Traits That Every Authentically Gritty Person Needs

By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP The Good, the Bad & the Authentically Gritty // Part 3: Authentic Grit To qualify for the label of authentic...

How to Know When Achieving Goals Turns from Grit into Just Plain Stupid

By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP The Good, the Bad & the Authentically Gritty // Part 2: Bad Grit – Stubborn Grit Cautionary tales about how...

When Grit Goes Bad: Faux Grit & Other Cautionary Tales – Part 2: Bad Grit – Faux Grit

By Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP Cautionary tales about how using some of the strengths that comprise grit, but without evincing key traits like honesty, kindness,...