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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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Change is the only Constant

Change is the only Constant Just when I think I have the way to live, life changes ~ Hugh Prather Hello friends, man it’s been a busy few weeks and it’s not quite over yet.  I’ve been very busy at … Continue reading

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The Stress of Travel and the Wonderful Part as Well

The Stress of Travel and the Wonderful Part as Well It’s not stress that kills us, it’s our reaction to it. ~ Hans Selye The very first caveat for this post is that I’m writing this at 10:30PM at the … Continue reading

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Learning to Relax Again

Learning to Relax Again I’ve always been active – outdoors, on the beach, playing – and so to go home, and have to sit on my couch to relax…it’s frustrating.  Sometimes you really just have to shut yourself down. ~ … 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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Winding Down in Gijon

Winding Down in Gijon Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time – Bertrand Russel It’s interesting to be doing my standard Sunday night post from Gijon on the northern coast of Spain.  I’ve gotten pretty far from my normal … 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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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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