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Build a new better and happier you

It’s never too late, to be who you might have been. ~ George Eliot I love the picture because of the idea of transformation that is encompassed by a ripped and bulked out minion. But I don’t just want to … Continue reading

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We should all worry less

We should all worry less Life is too short to worry about anything.  You had better enjoy it because tomorrow promises nothing. ~ Eric Davis I’ve written before about how worry is the enemy of happiness.  In fact when I … 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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We all need a timeout

We all need a timeout I have discovered the virtue of patience and I don’t quite believe that taking a break for good reason can be a risk. ~ Dia Mirza It’s been a hell of a last twelve months, … Continue reading

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Finding Silver Linings in Hard Times

Finding Silver Linings in Hard Times It’s funny how, when things seem the darkest, moments of beauty present themselves in the most unexpected places. ~ Karen Marie Moning Modern live is full of anxiety, our 24 hour news cycle and … 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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The Importance of Self-Reliance and Resilience

The importance of Self-Reliance and Resilience People who truly understand what is meant by self-reliance know they must live their lives by ethics rather than rules. ~ Wayne Dyer I believe in Karma I believe in Karma, it makes sense … Continue reading

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Resilience helps us be happy

Resilience helps us be happy I heard something this week that  really hit home, this is the 26th week of lockdown.  Hyperbole aside, it has been 26 weeks since we first had to shelter in place due to COVID.  I’ve … Continue reading

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My COVID Times Diary – The Slow Motion Apocalypse

My COVID Times Diary – The Slow Motion Apocalypse The probability of apocalypse soon cannot be realistically estimated, but it is surely too high for any sane person to contemplate with equanimity.  ~ Noam Chomsky I’ve thought about the apocalypse … Continue reading

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Happiness: Handling Worry and Uncertainty

Happiness: Handling Worry and Uncertainty Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. ~ William Ralph Inge Well to say it’s been a tumultuous week for some people in the United States may be an understatement.  With the … Continue reading

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