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About revmichaelkane

Reverend Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon

Happiness Resources: Improving Your Mood

Happiness Resources: Improving Your Mood So tonight a tour around the web to find some resources to help you improve your mood.  Hey, no matter where we are on the road to happiness, improving your mood is always a good … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Happiness is Avoidance

Sometimes, Happiness is Avoidance Happiness depends on ourselves ~ Aristotle Here at the Ministry of Happiness we have talked often about the necessity of facing your issues and dealing with them straight on. This is almost always the option and … Continue reading

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Happiness is Laughter: Lazy People

Happiness is Laughter: Lazy People Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something ~ Robert A Heinlein Check These Out… Happiness is Laughter: Pranks Happiness is Laughter: George Carlin … Continue reading

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Don’t be insubstantial!

Don’t be insubstantial! You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. ~ Ralph Marston One of the things that … Continue reading

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Happiness is Emma Dumont

Happiness is Emma Dumont Tease hair not homos ~James St. James (Emma Dumont’s favorite quote) So tonight I’m going to go a little bit fan boy on you my friends.  I’ve talked about this before, I’m a TV watcher and … Continue reading

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Happiness is Adventure

Happiness is Adventure Some deeper posts about all of these soon. However in the last couple of weeks: I’ve been photographing polar bears in the Arctic; swimming with whale sharks, manta rays and sharks at the GA Aquarium; and celebrating … Continue reading

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Things aren’t always what they seem

Things aren’t always what they seem But remember that good intentions pave many roads. Not all of them lead to hell. ~ Neal Shusterman So, the image above may not strike you as something you’d see on a happiness blog, … Continue reading

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Happiness is Mystery & Discovery

Happiness is Mystery & Discovery The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but seeing with new eyes ~ Marcel Proust Since I was a little kid the world has always fascinated me.  I’m someone who believes … Continue reading

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Happiness and Changing Perceptions

Happiness and Changing Perceptions Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas. ~ Edward de … Continue reading

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Happiness & Becoming Who You Are: My 1000th Post!

Happiness & Becoming Who You Are: My 1000th Post! Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind. The real you … Continue reading

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