Zest

 

Zest [vitality, enthusiasm, vigor, energy]: Approaching life with excitement and energy; not doing things halfway or halfheartedly; living life as an adventure; feeling alive and activated (personified for example by the Dalai Lama(Source: VIA Institue)

 

The Noel Strengths Academy defines it this way:

  • Those who have zest approach life with excitement and energy 
  • A refusal to do things halfway or halfheartedly 
  • Vigorous 
  • To have the strength of zest is to live life as an adventure 
  • Zest is about feeling alive and activated

 

Authentic Happiness Coaching Newsletter:

Vitality

 Jonne Ceserani is a Partner in Synectics, an international consulting and training firm based in London and Cambridge MA that specializes in innovation and the management of change. Ceserani has worked around the world delivering creativity, innovation, change, leadership, and coaching programs for clients as diverse as Coca-Cola, Bass and Unilever. Ceserani is the author of “Innovation and Creativity” (Kogan Page).

 

Written in a pragmatic, yet inspirational style, this book provides relevant and useful information on happiness. It provides a brief history of happiness and motivates readers to apply strategies related to happiness in their day-to-day life. It also discusses the benefits of being happy and the consequences of being unhappy. The chapters are grouped under four headings – Zany, Zeal, Zest and Zing. Each chapter is unique and will be of great interest to readers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Authentic Happiness Coaching Newsletter:

Vitality

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