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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: Overcoming Worry

Holiday Happiness : Overcoming Worry People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they … 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: 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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Fear is Killing Your Happiness

Fear is Killing Your Happiness We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark, the real tragedy is when men are afraid of the light ~ Plato One of the biggest problems I see in society these … Continue reading

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A Happy Convergence

A Happy Convergence The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. ~ Ashley Montagu I was driving the other day and the phone rang, it was … Continue reading

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Thank You Dear Readers!

Thank You Dear Readers! Our primary purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. ~ Dalai Lama It has been a happy and wonderful year!  For me personally I … Continue reading

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Happiness, Worry & the Dalai Lama’s Thoughts

Happiness, Worry & the Dalai Lama’s Thoughts If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help … Continue reading

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Happiness is simplicity

Happiness is Simplicity Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful. ~ Kailash Satyarthi So in this age of FaceBook, if your friends are like mine, you see a lot of signs … Continue reading

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Deng Ming-Dao on Worry

My weekly post this week was on worry and as a nice companion here is my daily meditation from Deng Ming-Dao’s 365 Tao on the same subject. Worry is an addiction That interferes with compassion Worry is a problem that … Continue reading

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