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5 tips on staying happy through the holidays

Stop the (holiday) madness It happens every year: You vow to enjoy the holidays, spend quality time with your friends and family, and maybe even give back to your community. Then, little by little, your stress level increases. Family time … Continue reading

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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 is your Authentic Self

Happiness is your Authentic Self Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable, be honest and transparent anyway ~ Mother Teresa   As I have recently mentioned I spent a week at Burning Man a couple of weeks ago, my 6th or … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Life/Work Balance

Tips for Better Life/Work Balance You actually don’t have to do it all ~ Danielle LaPorte So last weekend I had the opportunity to do one of the keynote talks at the California Business Educators Association conference in Anaheim.  The … Continue reading

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Happiness and the Pace of Life

Happiness and the Pace of Life You must always be yourself, and do things at your own pace. Someday, you’ll catch up ~ Natsuki Tayaka As I have gotten older I’ve noticed something about myself, I’ve really started to slow … Continue reading

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Happiness is accepting life as it comes

Happiness is accepting life as it comes Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. ~ William James So today I’m sitting here waiting for the plumber to come, that is almost … Continue reading

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Happiness is Reducing Stress

Happiness is Reducing Stress Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life. ~ … Continue reading

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Happiness, Relaxation & Downtime

Happiness, Relaxation & Downtime Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream. ~ John Lennon I think today’s post falls into the category of duh philosophy.  You know it’s like when people tell you exercise is good for you, duh.  … Continue reading

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The Importance of Balance in Losing Weight

The Importance of Balance Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. ~ Thomas Merton The Importance of Balance We have talked about balance many times on this blog.  Normally I’m writing about things … 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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