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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.      ~ Nathaniel Branden When you set out to do a long-distance thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail you know a few things in … 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 So as I’ve embarked upon my latest adventure I’ve made a stop in Monterey, CA one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Happiness is focusing on the good things

Happiness is focusing on the good things Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. ~ Kahlil Gibran Life is hard, and if we are to be happy in this hard existence … Continue reading

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Happiness is Relaxation: Lake Placid

Happiness is Relaxation: Lake Placid If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it. ~ Herodotus After coming off of the … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: Culture Shock!!!

AT Happiness: Culture Shock!!! So I have jumped off the trail earlier than I had expected to in order to surprise some of my family and visit others before they move out of the Northeast.  I got off of the … Continue reading

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Happiness in a moment of serenity and beauty

Happiness in a moment of serenity and beauty Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is. ~ Thomas Szasz Our world is hectic, noisy, chaotic and filled with stress, so it is important … Continue reading

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The Dude on Meditation & Buddhism

The Dude on Meditation & Buddhism The link below is to a really interesting interview with Jeff Bridges referred to me by my brother, and I realize not the typical post for this blog, but there is a connection.  For … Continue reading

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