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Holiday Happiness: The Poetry & Wisdom of Khalil Gibran

The Poetry & Wisdom of Khalil Gibran 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 … Continue reading

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Happiness, Attitude and Simple Pleasures

Happiness, Attitude and Simple Pleasures My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.  ~Thornton Wilder It has been a hectic time for me lately and I’ve … Continue reading

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Happiness in the Dull Moments

Happiness in the Dull Moments Life is 10% of what happens to you, and 90% how you respond to it                    ~ Charles Swindoll I have been thinking a lot lately as I’m closing in on turning 50 about my purpose … Continue reading

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Notice the Small Things

Notice the Small Things We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. ~ Mother Teresa So today I want to talk about … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama on Compassion

The Dalai Lama on Compassion My basic belief is that first you need to realize the usefulness of compassion, that’s the key factor. Once you accept the fact that compassion is not something childish or sentimental, once you realize that … Continue reading

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The Science of Happiness

The Science of Happiness If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. ~ J.R.R. Tolkien This whole idea of happiness for a long time was thought to be a … Continue reading

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Happiness, Wisdom, Calvin & Hobbes

Happiness, Wisdom, Calvin & Hobbes So one of my all-time favorite comic strips was Calvin & Hobbes and it was a depressing day when the final strip was printed so many years ago.  Today an old friend shared with me … Continue reading

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Happiness Tips

Happiness Tips So I thought tonight it might be interesting to post a number pieces that share tips on living a happier life, if for nothing else than to see what the overlap was, have a look and have a … Continue reading

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Happiness Resources: Mindfulness

Happiness Resources: Mindfulness The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn Tonight a look at an idea that … Continue reading

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Things to give up to become happy

Things to give up to become happy A great post shared via a friend on Facebook today, 15 Things you should give up to be happy, enjoy ~ Rev Kane

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