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About revmichaelkane

Michael Kane is an educator, change agent, adventurer and general sampler of life.

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Acceptance is the Way

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Acceptance is the Way My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations ~ Michael J Fox Tonight an excerpt from my soon to be published book, Appalachian Trail Happiness. … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

Looking Forward I shouldn’t say I’m looking forward to leading a normal life, because I don’t know what normal is. ~ Martina Navratilova It was a very stressful week my friends, several weeks into a new job and lots of … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Quiet Sunday Morning

Happiness is a Quiet Sunday Morning When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. ~ Marcus Aurelius Today the heat broke in … Continue reading

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Happiness on Facebook

So tonight Facebook blocked my post on being happy at work, perhaps by embedding it they will let it post. ~ Rev Kane   How to be Happy at Work

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How to be Happy at Work

How to be Happy on a Hard Workday Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.              ~ Kurt Vonnegut So the other day at … Continue reading

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How to be Happy Everyday

How to be Happy Everyday Every Sunday morning I start out the day wondering what I will do for my Sunday night post.  I try to make these more reflective, a little more focused on my everyday life.  I try … Continue reading

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Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days

Happiness and Missing Some Perfect Days I don’t like nostalgia, unless it’s mine. ~ Lou Reed Today I’m allowing myself a bit of nostalgia, I’ve been back in the default world for a little over a month now.  I’m adapting, … Continue reading

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Sometimes Happiness is hard…

Sometimes Happiness is hard… You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. ~ Mahatma Gandhi This is not my normal type of … Continue reading

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Happiness is Independence

Happiness is Independence I ask only to be free.  The butterflies are free. ~ Charles Dickens I thought, given today is Independence Day in the United States, I would write about being free.  If you read this blog you know … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Choice

Happiness is a Choice Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I … Continue reading

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