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Take a breath, be kind, give grace!

It feels a little bit like the world has gone mad. At almost any point in life, we all know someone going through some struggles. Right now, frankly, it feels like I don’t know anyone not going through some kind … Continue reading

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It’s about being considerate

We’re living in the golden age of selfishness and entitlement. There is a lot of debate about why this is, but frankly I don’t care how it has come to be. What I’m interested in, is what do we do … Continue reading

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Pleasure, Meaning and Engagement

Happiness is not a goal, it’s a by product. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt A lot of the research around happiness boils happiness down to these three things pleasure, meaning and engagement. So for something to make you happy it first needs … 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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A thank you to teachers

Tonight a joint post on two of my blogs the Ministry of Happiness and Higher Ed Mentor. It’s been a crazy year in education and as we wrap up the fall semester and I’m seeing what some of my faculty … Continue reading

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Nobody is happy all of the time

So I missed my Sunday night post for the first time in a quite some time. My apologies to those of you who look for that post on Sunday night or Monday morning. The fact is I was on the … Continue reading

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We should all worry less

We should all worry less Life is too short to worry about anything.  You had better enjoy it because tomorrow promises nothing. ~ Eric Davis I’ve written before about how worry is the enemy of happiness.  In fact when I … Continue reading

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The Extra Magic of Getting Out of your Comfort Zone

The Extra Magic of Getting Out of your Comfort Zone My comfort zone is like a little bubble around me, and I’ve pushed it in different directions and made it bigger and bigger until these objectives that seemed totally crazy … Continue reading

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Don’t be insubstantial!

Don’t be insubstantial! You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination. ~ Ralph Marston One of the things that … Continue reading

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Happiness & Standing Up for Yourself

Happiness & Standing Up for Yourself           We all know the concept, the old biblical saying, Whoever hits you on the cheek, offer him the other also; and whoever takes away your coat, do not withhold your … Continue reading

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