Category Archives: Happiness is Adventure

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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Great Hikes & Treks

Great Hikes & Treks A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.                 ~Paul Dudley White Shorter Hikes (Under 100 miles) Rim to Rim Grand … Continue reading

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My Polar Bear Adventure

My Polar Bear Adventure Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is … Continue reading

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Happiness Resources: Travel Makes You Happier

Happiness Resources: Travel Makes You Happier All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.            ~ Martin Buber I have been actively writing about happiness for almost six years now.  My work here at the Ministry of Happiness … Continue reading

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Yes you can, be happy!

Yes you can, be happy! Each fresh peak ascended teaches something. ~ Sir Martin Convay As I wrote about last week I’ve been struggling a bit lately.  I’m someone, like a lot of you, whose mood sometimes just tanks.  When … Continue reading

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Adventure & Happiness

Adventure & Happiness We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru … Continue reading

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My Best Hiking Posts

My Best Hiking Posts So tonight a selection of my best hiking posts just in time for what would normally be my annual Thanksgiving morning hike.  This year, based in Oaxaca, Mexico Thanksgiving will be quite different, it’s not a … Continue reading

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Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks

Happiness is Swimming with Whale Sharks The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.          ~ Christopher McCandless So on passing through Atlanta a couple of months ago I was considering going to the Georgia … Continue reading

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World’s Best Travel Locations – Part 2

World’s Best Travel Locations – Part 2 I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads.  Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. ~ Rosalia de Castro Follow up post to my post … Continue reading

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The West Highland Way

The West Highland Way Everyone wants to live on top of  the mountain, but all of the growth and happiness occurs while you are climbing it. ~ Andy Rooney All of my 2018 West Highland Way posts in one spot, … Continue reading

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