Category Archives: personal happiness

The Importance of Consistency

Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. ~ Dwayne Johnson When I first starting working out, a guy I really looked up to told me this simple thing. Stick to … Continue reading

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You’re not alone

People who have never dealt with depression think it’s just being sad or being in a bad mood. That’s not what depression is for me; it’s falling into a state of grayness and numbness. ~ Dan Reynolds I have a … Continue reading

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Hate will not make you Happy!

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. My inspiration for this post came from a personal ad. I was scrolling through my … Continue reading

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We all need smiles and laughter

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you. ~ Langston Hughes Recently I heard a story on NPR about a Gallup Poll survey that related some unsurprising, but really depressing facts. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Forgiving Yourself

In many ways I’m writing this week’s post more as a reminder for myself than as advice for anyone else. We are often our harshest critics. For me, the knowledge that the time we have in this life is limited … Continue reading

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Happy Re-connection

One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. ~ Gaston Bachelard Hello friends, it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from me. As I’ve mentioned before, the last two years has put me … Continue reading

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It’s not about your last words

Commitment is an act, not a word ~ Jean Paul-Sartre It’s been a tough few weeks in America, there have been the unfortunate series of mass shootings, but two have been particularly horrific, one in Buffalo and a school shooting … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Graduation

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that ‘individuality’ is the key to success. ~ Robert Orben Tonight a jointly published post on both the Ministry of … Continue reading

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It’s not all roses

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh The world goes up and the world goes down. I picked a bad day to write about happiness, as … Continue reading

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It’s the people that matter

If you get, give, if you learn, teach ~ Maya Angelou The first thing that we all have to remember is that it’s all just dust in the wind. Everything we build, all we buy, make and create will in … Continue reading

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