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Happiness & Selected Families

Happiness & Selected Families Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.  ~Marcel Proust Although your personal happiness depends first and foremost on you, others can help you … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments – Part 1

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Precious Moments When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. ~ Marcus Aurelius Today’s post is a special one … Continue reading

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On Burning Man & The Appalachian Trail

On Burning Man & The Appalachian Trail   If you are unwilling to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary ~ Jim Rohn       First a little background, I am currently off the trail … Continue reading

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Happiness, simplicity and letting go!

Happiness, simplicity and letting go! The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak ~ Hans Hofmann First tonight a little note about the image above, this was one of the many things written … Continue reading

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Connecting with others and selected families

So in order to improve our happiness we need to have the appropriate people around us. Our selected family should be composed of positive, honest and upbeat people who can make us laugh. Those people that are negative, that for whatever reason you can’t remove from your life, need to have their impact minimized. Interact with them as little as possible and on a regular schedule so you know when the interactions will happen and limit the interactions to only necessary discussions. For those you have to remove from your life, do so as quietly and compassionately as you can, but make the break quickly and fully. If you leave them in your life at any level the negativity can creep back in. Continue reading

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