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Zest for LIFE!

Zest for LIFE!!!

Do you have zest for life?  Zest is the last of the 24 strengths in the VIA, and is categorised under Transcendence.  Vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment encapsulates zest (Zest, n.d.)!

September 13th is my first performance on the big stage in a grand theatre.  Having been to Victoria Concert Hall several times as a spectator, it is a dream come true not only to intimately experience the performance area, but also to experience first hand a live performance on stage, with a 500-strong audience!

Awesome is the word, zest is my feeling!  Have you experienced totality in your encounters and activities?  Do you experience the passionate drive that fires up your engine for the entire 24 hours?

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September 11, 2008   No Comments

Caution: Laughing is a serious matter

This article is inspired by my experiential session on Laughter Yoga with Avi Liran.  Thanks to Avi’s highly entertaining and energetic session, I have a germ of an idea for my next talk in my free Positive Psychology series.  To date, I have been voted Best Speaker twice out of five speeches!  The two award-winning speeches to date are Tenacious tenacity!!! and Shan’s cockscrew of hope.

After googling for Laughter Yoga, I was in silent mirth when I read that laughing is a serious matter.  What an oxymoron!  Nevertheless, I do agree that laughing is serious, especially when I recall that tickling a person to induce excessive laughing is a form of torture.

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April 24, 2008   No Comments