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Holiday Happiness: Overcoming Worry

Holiday Happiness : 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 … Continue reading

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Simplest Formula for Happiness

Simplest Formula for Happiness            The most simple things can bring the greatest happiness                                        ~ Izabella Scorupco We of course talk a lot about it, this is The Ministry of Happiness after all. I try in … Continue reading

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Happiness and the Pace of Life

Happiness and the Pace of Life You must always be yourself, and do things at your own pace. Someday, you’ll catch up ~ Natsuki Tayaka As I have gotten older I’ve noticed something about myself, I’ve really started to slow … Continue reading

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Happiness is Accepting Impermanence

Happiness is Accepting Impermanence Impermanence is a principle of harmony. When we don’t struggle against it, we are in harmony with reality. – Pema Chodron I was sitting in my office the other day reflecting on changes that I have … Continue reading

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Happiness & Living

Happiness & Living The function of a man is to live, not to exist ~ Jack London I love this Jack London quote, I think it focuses on the most important concept to developing your own personal happiness.  We have … Continue reading

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A Mindfulness Day as a Way to Happiness

A Mindfulness Day as a Way to Happiness In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.                             ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Recently I had the absolute pleasure … Continue reading

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Happiness & Mindfulness

Happiness & Mindfulness See if paying attention to the nature of the mind early in the morning makes your mind more alert throughout the day. Your thoughts certainly will be more tranquil. The conceptual mind that runs on thinking of … Continue reading

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Reasonable Happiness

Reasonable Happiness It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.   ~ Charles Spurgeon The concept of the pursuit of happiness is obviously a very old idea, hell it’s written into the Declaration of … Continue reading

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A Happy Conversation

A Happy Conversation Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose                ~ Lyndon B Johnson So I’m back in the Sacramento area, I’ve rented a place her for a couple of months while I … Continue reading

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Resources for Being Mindful

Resources for being Mindful Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.        ~ Thich Nhat Hanh  The holidays are a … Continue reading

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