Tag: Happiness

You Can’t Be Happy All the Time

Why do we relentlessly pursue happiness? Ah, the feeling of happiness. It’s like a bubble of sunshine. But like the bubble, it is elusive and cannot last. And that’s ok. Happiness isn’t meant to be around ALL-THE-TIME. We would get used to that state…

Self-Care When Times are Hard

Put Yourself First, at least for a while. Life can suck sometimes. It’s a given that pain and suffering will come to all of us. Emotions can ride the roller coaster of uncertainty — all the time. Anger. Grief. Fear. Numbness. The cycle can…

Quotes that Inspire – Part One

I am a reader. Quotes have a sweet spot in my heart. I love to read quotes. People who coined something witty or wise, or both, inspire me with their words. This series features quotes that affect me. Inspire change or give hope or…

Helpful Ways to Deal with Discouragement

We have felt discouraged from time to time. It is a universal human emotion. It comes from having plans or goals that aren’t just falling quickly into place. Or maybe it feels like things are just taking way too long. And we start to…

Ten Easy Ways to Become Healthier and Happier

We all want to be healthy. Often we take our health for granted. Many of us will ignore taking care of ourselves until we develop some kind of illness or condition that slows us down. It is a shame that we wait. Health is…

How and Why to Stop Destructive Comparing!

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” Theodore Roosevelt Teddy’s got that right! It’s something we all do. We want to see how we stack up in our communities. Are we doing things right? Do we fit in? We all want to be the best…

How I am Learning Authenticity

Can we really be ourselves? Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. — Bernard M. Baruch I love this quote. Isn’t it awesome? We spend too much time worrying about what other…

Ten Things I Wish My Mom Had Told Me…

Find your own Happiness. Happiness will not be found in that new outfit, in the bottom of the ice cream bucket, nor in that really cute guy (Promise!). Happiness can only come from within you. You must know yourself. Take time to journal, meditate…

Are You on the Right Path?

What kind of choices are you making in your life?  Are you heading in the direction you want?  Or do you feel as if you are living someone else’s dream or stagnating? It’s often really hard to figure out what you should be doing…

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