Category Archives: personal happiness

10 things you can do to be happier today!

10 things you can do to be happier today! Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present ~ Jim Rohn So I’ve been gleaming through books and online resources and thought … Continue reading

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Happiness and Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Happiness and Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) We often busy ourselves in order to forget the poignant and ephemeral nature of our lives. ~ Rev Kane High Blood Pressure In some ways, blood pressure is the bane of my existence.  I … Continue reading

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Living not just existing

Living not just existing     At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. ~ Lao Tzu   We focus here at the Ministry of Happiness on … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: A Eulogy to Amuse the Penguins

National Poetry Month: A Eulogy to Amuse the Penguins Age is just a number.  Life and aging are the best gifts we could ever have.      ~ Cicely Tyson So given it’s national poetry month I thought I would … Continue reading

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Life is a roller coaster, hang on and enjoy the ride

Life is a roller coaster, hang on and enjoy the ride Life is 10% what happened to you and 90% how you react to it.                             ~ … Continue reading

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Happiness, Patience & Karma

Happiness, Patience & Karma Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results. ~ Sakyong Mipham I believe in Karma!  I don’t care how you look … Continue reading

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Happiness and being Child-like

Happiness and being Child-like It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.  ~Berkely Breathed Good morning friends, first off today please read the title of this post carefully, Happiness and being child-like, not childish.  One of the things that … Continue reading

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Happiness & Being Perfect

Happiness & Being Perfect Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational. ~ Hugh Mackay So there’s a post going around on the web that I really like although if I tried I … Continue reading

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Happiness, Relaxation & Downtime

Happiness, Relaxation & Downtime Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream. ~ John Lennon I think today’s post falls into the category of duh philosophy.  You know it’s like when people tell you exercise is good for you, duh.  … Continue reading

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A Mindfulness Day as a Way to Happiness

A Mindfulness Day as a Way to Happiness In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.                             ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Recently I had the absolute pleasure … Continue reading

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