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Happiness & Acceptance

Happiness & Acceptance Happiness can only exist in acceptance ~ George Orwell “Acceptance is a beautiful thing, but it’s also something that I’ve struggled to master. Acceptance, the opposite of resistance, is simply allowing things to be as they are, … Continue reading

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Happiness is feeling safe

Happiness is feeling safe   Happiness is a form of courage.  ~Holbrook Jackson Written in Monterey 2/19/11   Happiness at some level is a luxury.  What do I mean by that?  Well it comes back to one of my favorite … 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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Happiness Images

A tour around the web for images that remind us how to be happy, have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane

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Happiness and Balance

Happiness and Balance Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.  ~ Thomas Merton Balance is a concept we will come back to time and time again on this blog.   Even in attaining happiness, … 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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Existential Boredom

Existential Boredom Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time ~ Marthe Troly-Curtin So existential boredom is a term I thought I came up with, unfortunately after doing a little research I’ve come to realize that I wasn’t the first … 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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Wisdom of the Dalai Lama

Wisdom of the Dalai Lama On being knocked down  I have great hopes that the world may become a better, more peaceful, more equitable place in the twenty-first century. From my own experience, at 16 I lost my freedom, at … 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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