I know..you think I got the phrase wrong. It’s supposed to be Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. But with all due respect to our Founding Fathers—I’d like to change it.
Not that happiness isn’t a wonderful thing to work towards, but it isn’t sufficient for us in the 21st century. Written in the 18th century, the pursuit of Happiness made sense because lives were very tough back then. A little bit of happiness looked like a pretty good outcome for all the hard work of a life that had the liberty to pursue happiness. Continue reading
Ann G. Kramer, EdS LPC
Counseling, Coaching, Creating Wholeness
Here you’ll find blog postings and other resources for building your life.
March 20th was International Day of Happiness. And of course, it brought a smile to all our faces. Who doesn’t want a happier world?
It concerns me though that the word “Happiness” is getting such prominence in our media. “Happiness” infers a state of being–a place where you live in a positive world where life is all pleasant. It reflects the oft heard childhood phrase “And they all lived happily-ever-after”. Continue reading
One of the tools in Life Puzzle-making is called the Choosing Continuum. The 0-10 Continuum moves us from reactive to proactive. 0-5 is more reactive, 6-10 more proactive.
On a personal level, Continue reading
Wholeness can mean many things:
Here at Life Puzzle–we’re talking about building a whole life. A Whole life means recognizing that you are a physical, emotional, thinking, sexual and spiritual being. Building a Whole life is a conscious effort to honor these 5 dimensions of yourself through daily actions over the course of your life.
Start with the Whole in mind:
When you start with the Whole in mind–you start at the SELF or personal level. But then to this each SELF fits into a Whole family. A Whole family is one where all individuals are building their individual Whole SELF within the framework of the larger family. Each member respects that everyone is a vital component of a Whole family. Continue reading
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Life Puzzle, by Ann G. Kramer, EdS LPC is a framework used to help clients grow whole and dynamic lives. If you are interested in learning more, please use the Contact Us form to email an inquiry (see top menu).
I see clients at my office in Cary, NC
1127 Kildaire Farm Rd. Cary, NC 27511
919 518 3717 or email Ann@lifepuzzle.com
I also do online and phone sessions for those who are outside the area or prefer this method of working with me.