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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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An Indulgent Birthday Post

If you’re not getting older, you’re dead. ~ Tom Petty So I hope you’ll forgive me tonight, this is a somewhat indulgent bit of of writing, with no real attempt to connect it to happiness other than maybe the phrase, … Continue reading

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Life Advice

So this week two things lined up to inspire this post tonight. The first resulted from an issue at work that gets under my skin every time. So I posted this bit of life advice online: Don’t be the type … Continue reading

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Focus on what’s important

When I was growing up it was always made clear what success meant. It meant working long hours, taking second jobs if need be, regardless of what toll it might take on you personally, regardless of whether you like what … Continue reading

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The Importance of Consistency

Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. ~ Dwayne Johnson When I first starting working out, a guy I really looked up to told me this simple thing. Stick to … Continue reading

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You’re not alone

People who have never dealt with depression think it’s just being sad or being in a bad mood. That’s not what depression is for me; it’s falling into a state of grayness and numbness. ~ Dan Reynolds I have a … Continue reading

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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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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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