Dr. Gregory Jantz

Happiness

DR. JANTZ BLOG
Do Your Wants Masquerade As Needs?
Jun. 29, 2019

Who hasn’t viewed an irate toddler in a store, yelling at the top of his tiny lungs, demanding the object of his heart’s desire?...

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Loving Single Black Mother Hugs Cute Daughter Feel Tenderness Connection
Remember A Spirit of Kindness in Our Quest for Strength
Mar. 30, 2019

There’s something important in our quest for strength and courage, and that’s a spirit of kindness.  Too often we teach our children the verse,...

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Bind Your Happiness to God’s Approval
Nov. 28, 2018

Over and over again, I have heard the anguished cry of someone saying to me, "But it's not fair!"  Often I cannot offer them...

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Validate Yourself and Know Your Worth
Oct. 27, 2018

It is very easy to fall into the trap of thinking your worth as a person also comes from what you do instead of...

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Portrait of a young man resting on sofa and thinking about the future. Handsome young man with hands behind head sitting on couch in living room. Positive man daydreaming and relaxing at home.
Nothing is Etched in Stone
Aug. 28, 2018

On my desk at The Center in Edmonds, Washington, is a beautiful, flat rock.  Carved into this rock that I use as a paperweight...

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Mothers and Their Bond with Children
May. 30, 2018

Few would disagree that, on average, most moms tend to spend more minutes per day with children than do most dads.  Especially for young...

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Four Tips for Managing Your Anxiety
Sep. 27, 2017

Anxieties often start in the mind and fast-forward to the body, resulting in rapid breathing, or hyperventilation. When you hyperventilate, you take in more...

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Finding Gratitude in Moments of Inconvenience
Aug. 20, 2017

Susan walked in the door from work, looking forward to nothing more than putting her feet up and petting the dog. No sooner had...

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Teens: Why Do I Care What Other People Think?
May. 15, 2017

I can just hear some of you insisting, “I don’t care what other people think!  I do whatever I want!”  There is a strong...

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What the Media Tells Us About Love and Happiness
Apr. 21, 2017

This is one of the Media's favorite paths to happiness.  If you can only find love, true love, you'll find happiness.  Of course, Media...

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How is Your Career Impacting Your Happiness?
Mar. 21, 2017

Even with so many people engaged in academic pursuit, there is still a sizable segment of the population who foregoes postsecondary education and instead...

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Anxiety: Accept the Small Stuff
May. 10, 2016

One of the mistaken beliefs surrounding anxiety is that everything that happens centers around you.  This mistaken belief can take on a life of...

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