Some folks never seem to learn or change their ways, even in the face of failure. Real change, meaningful, lasting change, is a matter of the heart, not the brain.
Affirm yourself when you recognizing when you recognize old habits or self-defeating cycles. And affirm yourself again for every step in new, positive directions. You’ll be well on your way to more empowered living.
To some, character education programs are too greatly driven by philosophical and political biases to be worthy of incorporating into public education venues.
The science of happiness is just one branch of a burgeoning area of psychology called “positive” psychology.