Marty Matika

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So far Marty Matika has created 35 blog entries.

Self Awareness

Today we are discussing the topic of self-awareness and how important it is for living a powerful life and growing as a human being. Self-awareness can sometimes be viewed as self-concept but it goes deeper than that. Self-awareness is being aware of yourself and your “machinery”. Your machinery could be your ways of being, how […]

By |June 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|58 Comments

Gratitude: The Key to Life

Found this inspiring article by Psychology Expert Robert Emmons. Very powerful and insightful. Please check it out…

Why Gratitude is Good
by Robert A. Emmons, syndicated from Greater Good
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. –Thornton Wilder

For more than a decade, I’ve been studying the […]

By |May 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|71 Comments

Perspective: Do we have control of our perspective?

I want to delve into the topic of perspective. Perspective is an interesting topic. It is something we all possess but is unique to each of us. For example, I have noticed that if several people are in a car that gets into an accident and you interview each one, they will have a different […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|59 Comments

The Overall Impact of Divorce on Children

Overall, divorce is not a pleasant situation for anyone involved, especially the children that don’t have a choice in the situation. It can be a life-altering event for these children and change the landscapes of their lives forever. Despite the fact that research has pointed out some positives for children dealing with divorce, […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|84 Comments

Happiness: Why are some people happy and others not so much?

Happiness is a complex topic but one well worth delving into. Who doesn’t want to be happier? Happiness is the driving force in many people’s lives. But what is happiness? Merriam Webster’s Dictionary defines happiness as “a state of well-being and contentment”. So if that is what it is, then why aren’t more people happy?

What […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|59 Comments