Entries by Ray White

About Ray White

My Passion is helping people become successful and happy. I have found that many people want to be successful but just don’t know how. More importantly, people want to be successful because they feel that reaching some success pinnacle will result in them becoming happy. The research and my experience has shown that just the opposite is the case. Success does not lead to happiness. Happiness leads to success.

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What do Happiness and Success Have In Common?

  Happiness and success are connected. They are intertwined in our lives by similar thoughts, feelings, and aspirations. We have compiled definitions of success from leadership classes, coaching and mentoring sessions, and research. Based on the key words used in each definition, we categorized the definitions into one or more representative concepts. The results were […]

Happiness Hack #69 Strengthen Positive Relationships with Creative Gratitude

  Two of the strongest recurring themes in happiness research are showing gratitude and positive relationships. You can engage both themes at once by improving your relationships through creative expressions of your gratitude.   5 Ideas for Creative Gratitude:   Send a picture or video. With today’s smart phones, taking a quick photo or video […]

Happiness Hack #68 Pattern Recognition is the Key to Happiness

Your brain is a pattern recognition machine. It takes thousands of tiny patterns and assembles them to form bigger patterns which you recognize as thoughts and memories.  Your memories are connected to still other patterns that evoke your feelings. Our brain evolved with a bias towards negative patterns so we could quickly recognize danger and […]