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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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Food makes me happy

I love food, I love to cook and I especially love to eat. As I relayed in last week’s post one of the several reasons that I love Thanksgiving so much, it is very much a cooking and eating holiday … Continue reading

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Simple Gratitude and Wisdom

Simple Gratitude and Wisdom It’s Superbowl Sunday and as I post this most people are watching the game.  I’ve heard this day referred to as an unofficial American holiday.  I’m honestly not all that interested in the outcome tonight, there … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Christmas Eve Traditions

Holiday Happiness: Christmas Eve Traditions There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions. ~ Bill McKibbon The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Being Mindful During the Holidays

Holiday Happiness: Being Mindful During the Holidays Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.  ~Robert Brault   The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard time … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. ~ Alfred North Whitehead Happy Thanksgiving!  Most of us were taught a lovely fairy-tale about the … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day: Happiness and Irish Wisdom

Saint Patrick’s Day: Happiness and Irish Wisdom A friend’s eye is a good mirror ~ Irish Proverb In looking around for a piece to post today to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day I found the piece below and thought it was … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day   Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. ~ Franklin P Jones So a quick little note on Valentine’s Day, of course this day is nothing but a horrible sham … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Christmas Happiness – For People Who Don’t Like Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas Happiness – For People Who Don’t Like Christmas And now I have another reason to hate Christmas ~ Kate Beringer (Phoebe Cates, in Gremlins) We don’t all love Christmas and the holidays can be a … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Resources for Fighting Holiday Depression

Holiday Happiness: Resources for Fighting Holiday Depression If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a … Continue reading

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