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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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Some Life Wisdom

So, as someone who researches and writes on happiness I get a lot of life wisdom, how to be happy, etc…pieces that show up on my feed and in my inbox. A lot of them I quickly dismiss, most I … Continue reading

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Happy May Day

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. ~ Martin Luther King Jr. I’m a kid from a working class family and honestly, unless you are independently wealthy you almost certainly have … Continue reading

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What a long strange trip it’s been

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. ~ Mae West I decided to be bad today. Why? Well I finally got around to getting my shingles vaccine shot. When I checked in the lady … Continue reading

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Life During Wartime

I’m afraid that reason will triumph and that the world will become a place where anyone who doesn’t fit that will become unnecessary. ~ David Byrne I grew up during the cold war and as such, wondering if everyday the … Continue reading

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