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Happiness, Simplicity & Gratitude

Happiness, Simplicity & Gratitude By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning. ~ Lao Tzu So lately the … Continue reading

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Happiness advice if you’re feeling down right now

Happiness advice if you’re feeling down right now Love is the master key which opens the gates of happiness. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes It seems this year and particularly this week a lot of people I know have been feeling … Continue reading

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Happiness and Cycles

Happiness and Cycles Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.  ~ Lao Tzu Taoist philosophy says … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Deng Ming-Dao on Worry

Holiday Happiness: Deng Ming-Dao on Worry The holidays are often a very stressful period for people so for the next 34 days (Thanksgiving through Christmas) we’re going to do a post a day, something happy and uplifting each day, perhaps … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: The Dalai Lama on Caring for Others

Holiday Happiness: The Dalai Lama on Caring for Others The holidays are often a very stressful period for people so for the next 34 days (Thanksgiving through Christmas) we’re going to do a post a day, something happy and uplifting … Continue reading

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Living not just existing

Living not just existing     At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want. ~ Lao Tzu   We focus here at the Ministry of Happiness on … Continue reading

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Happiness and Balance

Happiness and Balance Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.  ~ Thomas Merton Balance is a concept we will come back to time and time again on this blog.   Even in attaining happiness, … Continue reading

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Happiness and Compassion

Happiness and Compassion If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama One of the things I admire most about the Dalai Lama is his commitment to compassion.  Most … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Dalai Lama on Hope

Holiday Happiness: Dalai Lama on Hope The holidays are often a very stressful period for people so for the next 34 days (Thanksgiving through Christmas) we’re going to do a post a day, something happy and uplifting each day, perhaps … Continue reading

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Happiness and Values

Happiness and Values Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power ~ Lao Tzu So today my friends I’m on the horns of a dilemma, you see a potential opportunity has come my way and I’m torn.  This is … Continue reading

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