Category Archives: personal happiness

Happiness is New York City

Happiness is New York City Give me such shows — give me the streets of Manhattan! ~ Walt Whitman Coming home to New York, since the birth of my nephew Yogi, also means a trip to NYC,Little Italy specifically where … Continue reading

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Fear is Killing Your Happiness

Fear is Killing Your Happiness We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark, the real tragedy is when men are afraid of the light ~ Plato One of the biggest problems I see in society these … Continue reading

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Getting Older Ain’t for Cowards

Getting Older Ain’t for Cowards Enjoy yourself it’s later than you think ~ Chinese Proverb I had an interesting day on Monday.  Of course there is a quote, that most people consider a curse, may you live in interesting times. … Continue reading

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Happiness is focusing on the good things

Happiness is focusing on the good things Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. ~ Kahlil Gibran Life is hard, and if we are to be happy in this hard existence … Continue reading

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Making a Happier Week #MagnificentMonday

Making a Happier Week #MagnificentMonday Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.  ~ William Hazlitt So, been … Continue reading

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It’s about constructing your own reality

It’s about constructing your own reality You must take responsibility.  You cannot change the circumstances, the weather or the wind, but you can change yourself.  That is something you have charge of.  ~ Jim Rohn It’s funny how ideas come … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Outlaw Poets

Happiness is Poetry: Outlaw Poets My absolute favorite poetry collection is entitled The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and you can read it free on the link, today several selections from that collection, wonderful reading for a happy day my … Continue reading

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Pushing Positivity

Pushing Positivity Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative  stress  into a positive one.  ~ Hans Seyle Well, a lot has been going on in terms of the job search.  I’ve had several interviews and I have several more … Continue reading

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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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We’re All Screwed Up, but We Can Be Happy

We’re All Screwed Up, but We Can Be Happy Redemption is not perfection. The redeemed must realize their imperfections. ~ John Piper Tonight’s post is about two things redemption and acceptance.  Perhaps however from a perspective from which you’re not … Continue reading

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