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Finding Happiness in the Apocalypse

Finding Happiness in the Apocalypse I’ve been joking for awhile that we’re in the apocalypse.  I’ve talked in this blog about how this may in fact be a slow motion apocalypse.  What do I mean by that?  We always envision … Continue reading

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Work/Life Balance, A COVID Times update

During this extraordinary period of time in education it’s incredibly important not to lose a focus on keeping work/life balance. On this blog, the Ministry of Happiness, I’ve written pretty extensively about work/life balance. We often give great lip service … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about Beauty

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite. ~ Francis Bacon Originally posted 10/11/2020 Today, as I was struggling to figure out a topic for my Sunday night post, I did what I so often do and turned … Continue reading

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What makes a person truly happy

What makes a person truly happy They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.  ~ Tom Bodett Originally posted 2018 The picture … Continue reading

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Right now, happiness is hard

Right now, happiness is hard I don’t think I have anything profound to say tonight. Our world is never easy, life is never easy, but right now things are harder than normal. The pandemic has changed all of our lives … Continue reading

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Happiness in the Simple Pleasures

Happiness in the Simple Pleasures Life is truly lived in the moments of simplicity! ~ Avijeet Das   For the last couple of years there has been a bit of a push back on the idea of seeking happiness.  You … Continue reading

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Happiness is Hiking a day on the PCT

Happiness is Hiking, A day on the PCT In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks ~ John Muir Originally posted March, 2018 It had been far too long since I’d been on the trail.  Having … Continue reading

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Lighting the fire again

Lighting the fire again Originally published September 21, 2020 It’s been a little over six months since we started our first lockdown related to COVID.  Over that time all of us have bounced through a range of changes, a range … Continue reading

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Resilience helps us be happy

Resilience helps us be happy I heard something this week that  really hit home, this is the 26th week of lockdown.  Hyperbole aside, it has been 26 weeks since we first had to shelter in place due to COVID.  I’ve … Continue reading

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A little pause on the coast

A little pause on the coast My mission in life is to not just merely survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style. ~ Maya Angelou Originally posted January, 2019 … Continue reading

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