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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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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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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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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 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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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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Good Friends and Getting Older

Good Friends and Getting Older We can’t avoid age.  However, we can avoid some aging.  Continue to do things. Be active.  Life is fantastic in the way it adjusts to demands; if you use your muscles and mind, they stay … Continue reading

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