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Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda

LoHappiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda Today another one of my favorite poets, Pablo Neruda almost the polar opposite of Bukowski, Pablo Neruda immerses himself in love and beauty and of course a bit of happiness.  So today, Ode to the … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Langston Hughes

Happiness is Poetry: Langston Hughes Love is a naked shadow,On a gnarled and naked tree ~ Langston Hughes What I’ve always liked about the poetry of Langston Hughes is that what he wants to say is right there in front … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Classic Poets

Holiday Happiness: Classic Poets The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard time for some.  So, until the New Year I’ll be posting a Holiday Happiness post each day to try help folks out who … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Rumi

Happiness is Poetry: Rumi Tonight I gift you with a long and wonderful piece on falling in love by Rumi.  Hard to imagine his work is over 600 years old, but if you’ve never read any you’re missing out.  Enjoy … Continue reading

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TED Talks on Happiness

 TED Talks on Happiness For a few moments, be aware of your potential for change. Whatever your present situation is, evolution and transformation are always possible. At the least, you can change your way of seeing things and then, gradually, … Continue reading

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Happiness Quotes

Happiness Quotes As we are heading out of the holiday season, I hope you all have been doing well.  We’ve past the solstice and every day now gets a little brighter, literally.  Today’s holiday happiness post some quotes to make … Continue reading

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Overcoming Worry

Overcoming Worry People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold. … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Meditation

The Benefits of Meditation Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work.             ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Tonight I want to talk … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Happy Foods

Holiday Happiness: Happy Foods I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.~ Jane Austen The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard time for some.  So, until the New Year I’ll … Continue reading

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Happiness, Exercise and Holiday Depression

So, get out there, walk, jog, go to the gym, whatever it takes to burn a few calories, raise your heart-rate, burn off some cortisol and release some endorphins. In the end you will feel better and probably live a longer, happier life.
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