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Happiness and Dancing

Happiness and Dancing And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music  ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Today let’s not talk about deep things, lets talk about happiness while dancing through simplicity, … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s good to slowdown

Sometimes it’s good to slowdown There’s no advantage to hurrying through life. ~ Shikamaru Nara Originally posted February,2019 I’ve been going pretty hard since the end of March.  At that point I was heading west to California and applying for … Continue reading

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Happiness and Nostalgia

Happiness and Nostalgia Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome. ~ Angela Carter I found my inspiration for this weeks post in an unfortunate bit of news.  Last night I … Continue reading

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Random Happiness: Stories of Kindness

Random Happiness: Stories of Kindness This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. ~ The Dalai Lama Tonight a … Continue reading

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Remember the Sweet Things

Remember the Sweet Things The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.  ~Author Unknown   This is a repeat of an old post but one I think is really … Continue reading

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Finding Silver Linings in Hard Times

Finding Silver Linings in Hard Times It’s funny how, when things seem the darkest, moments of beauty present themselves in the most unexpected places. ~ Karen Marie Moning Modern live is full of anxiety, our 24 hour news cycle and … Continue reading

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What will be your next moment of joy?

What will be your next moment of  joy? I’ve been thinking a lot about joy lately.  Not happiness, but joy, that childlike feeling where you’re so happy in the moment you’re actually giddy and giggling.  Over the last couple of … Continue reading

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Are you living or existing?

Are you living or existing? At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. ~ Lao Tzu We focus here at the Ministry of Happiness on how to … Continue reading

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Responsibility and Obligation

Responsibility and Obligation To be a human being is to be in a state of tension between your appetites and your dreams, and the social realities around you and your obligations to your fellow man.       ~ John Updike I … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Doug Draime

Happiness is Poetry: Doug Draime               I love Doug Draime’s work, the writing is good but the attitude is better, and even more than that is the honesty that comes through. I’ve always been … Continue reading

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