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Happiness Moments: Havasu Falls

Happiness Moments: Havasu Falls So a new little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve been wanting to find a way to do some free writing as practice. And I’ve been wanting to capture the moments in my life that have … 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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The Need and Beauty of Quiet and Silence

But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.
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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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Happiness Resources: Being Happy with Yourself

Happiness Resources: Being Happy with Yourself Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful. ~ Zoe Kravitz The first and most important thing in being happy is to be happy and accepting … 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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Happiness Moments: Halloween with my nephews

Happiness Moments: Halloween with my nephews Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it. ~ Chuck Palahniuk So a new little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve … Continue reading

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Simple Lessons in Happiness

Simple Lessons in Happiness Smile every chance you get. Not because life has been easy, perfect, or exactly as you had anticipated, but because you choose to be happy and grateful for all the good things you do have and … Continue reading

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Cultivating the subtle in the pursuit of happiness

Cultivating the subtle in the pursuit of happiness When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.  ~ Lao Tzu Many years ago I started studying Tai Chi and Chi Qong with an instructor in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year 2021 A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. ~ James E … Continue reading

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