Category Archives: personal happiness

Remember, We All Want to be Happy

Remember, We All Want to be Happy Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding.       ~ Albert Einstein I don’t normally do politically oriented posts on this blog and this will likely be a one … Continue reading

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How can we have happiness now?

How can we have happiness now? Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I’m going to take a left turn tonight, I’ve … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Life/Work Balance

Tips for Better Life/Work Balance You actually don’t have to do it all ~ Danielle LaPorte So last weekend I had the opportunity to do one of the keynote talks at the California Business Educators Association conference in Anaheim.  The … Continue reading

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A Slower Pace of Life can Make You Happy

A Slower Pace of Life can Make You Happy Slow down and enjoy life.  It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast –  you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. ~ Eddie … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – A Day to Remember

Memorial Day – A Day to Remember It’s Memorial Day, a day designed as a day to remember those who lost there life in military service for the United States.  All of us likely have someone, somewhere in their family … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire

Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire Today a relatively recent discovery for me on the poetry front, Warsan Shire is amazing.  Her poetry is at times very dark, but always passionate and powerful.  We had a brief interaction on Twitter once, … Continue reading

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Happiness, Attitude and Simple Pleasures

Happiness, Attitude and Simple Pleasures My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.  ~Thornton Wilder It has been a hectic time for me lately and I’ve … Continue reading

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Happiness is Accepting Impermanence

Happiness is Accepting Impermanence Impermanence is a principle of harmony. When we don’t struggle against it, we are in harmony with reality. – Pema Chodron I was sitting in my office the other day reflecting on changes that I have … Continue reading

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Happiness in the Dull Moments

Happiness in the Dull Moments Life is 10% of what happens to you, and 90% how you respond to it                    ~ Charles Swindoll I have been thinking a lot lately as I’m closing in on turning 50 about my purpose … Continue reading

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Rituals for Happiness

Rituals for Happiness Rituals are important. Nowadays it’s hip not to be married. I’m not interested in being hip. ~ John Lennon As we are all quite aware nothing is typical or normal in our world right now.  For that … Continue reading

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