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Sometimes, Happiness is Avoidance

Sometimes, Happiness is Avoidance Happiness depends on ourselves ~ Aristotle Here at the Ministry of Happiness we have talked often about the necessity of facing your issues and dealing with them straight on. This is almost always the option and … Continue reading

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Happiness, Woodstock, Burning Man & a Common Compassion Movement

Happiness, Woodstock, Burning Man & a Common Compassion Movement Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. ~ The Dalai Lama A few days ago I noticed on one of the movie channels that Woodstock was … Continue reading

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Happiness and my Burning Man Adventure

Happiness and my Burning Man Adventure Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. ~ Drew Houston Shortly before my 40th birthday I made one of the … Continue reading

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Happiness and Healing a Nation

Happiness and Healing a Nation I don’t normally talk politics in this column, and honestly, tonight’s post really isn’t political.  America has been politically divided for some time.  Over the last four years that division has seemed particularly deep and … Continue reading

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Slow down and Be Happy!

Slow down and Be Happy! Don’t exist. Live. Get out, explore. Thrive. Challenge authority. Challenge yourself. Evolve. Change forever. Become who you say you always will. Keep moving. Don’t stop. Start the revolution. Become a freedom fighter. Become a superhero. … Continue reading

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Happiness is Serenity

Happiness is Serenity Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.    ~ Thomas Szasz Originally published in 2015 So as I’ve embarked upon my latest adventure I’ve made a stop in Monterey, CA … Continue reading

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Happiness is a few minutes of peace

Happiness is a few minutes of peace         The greatest self is a peaceful smile, that always sees the world smiling back. ~ Bryant H. McGill Originally posted June, 2018 So tonight friends a post inspired by … Continue reading

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Remember, We All Want to be Happy

Remember, We All Want to be Happy Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding.       ~ Albert Einstein I don’t normally do politically oriented posts on this blog and this will likely be a one … Continue reading

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Happiness and the words of Thich Nhat Hanh

Happiness and the words of Thich Nhat Hanh “If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.” ~ … Continue reading

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The Importance of Forgiveness

The Importance of Forgiveness Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.  ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. So recently I had a really deep conversation with a friend.  … Continue reading

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