Category Archives: Happiness is Adventure

Happiness Moments: Manta Ray Night Dive

Happiness Moments: Manta Ray Night Dive If you’re a regular reader you know my penchant for adventure and travel. I have wanted to see the world since I was a little kid. As a younger adult I had to be … 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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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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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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World’s Best Travel Locations – Part I

World’s Best Travel Locations – Part 1 Wherever you go, go with all of your heart. ~ Confucius I got asked again today, a question that I frequently get asked, where is the favorite place you’ve ever traveled?   It’s a … 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 and my Burning Man Adventure

Happiness and my Burning Man Adventure Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. ~ Drew Houston Shortly before my 40th birthday I made one of the … 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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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 Update: Trixie the Whale Shark pictured above has unfortunately died, very sad, she was a gentle and … Continue reading

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Happiness is Floating on the Dead Sea

Happiness is Floating on the Dead Sea If you don’t love the sea, the sun, all the simple pleasures, what sort of life are you going to have? ~ Marty Rubin Originally published, February 2018 I have never been able … Continue reading

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