Category Archives: personal happiness

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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Notice the Small Things

Notice the Small Things We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. ~ Mother Teresa So today I want to talk about … 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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Get a little Joy in Your Life

Get a little Joy in Your Life We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think.  When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. ~ Buddha One of the most joyous days of … Continue reading

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Don’t Lie to Yourself

Don’t Lie to Yourself I fell into a conversation the other day, a very interesting conversation.  It was about the internal dialogue we all have with ourselves.  You know, the conversation inside our heads that we are constantly having with … Continue reading

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We all have to stop being afraid

We all have to stop being afraid Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. ~ James Stephen Everyone is afraid There is a lot of desolation out in cyberspace, a lot of destructive language.  I mean the idea … Continue reading

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Happiness is Dina’s Daily Dose

Happiness is Dina’s Daily Dose The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.             ~ Mother Teresa So we’re all facing some hard times, I can tell with the folks I … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams

Happiness is Poetry: Peter McWilliams Desire happiness, aspire to gratitude, long for health, crave compassion, seek satisfaction, lust after God, however & whatever you perceive God to be, want to love yourself, others & everything around you more and more … Continue reading

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Why giving makes you happy

Why giving makes you happy Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ~ Lao Tzu We’ve talked a lot about gratitude and giving and one of my favorite posts on the subject … Continue reading

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Happiness is Making Progress

Happiness is Making Progress Humanity may endure the loss of everything; all its possessions may be turned away without infringing its true dignity – all but the possibility of improvement. ~ Johann Gottlieb Fichte So about five years ago I … Continue reading

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