Tag Archives: happiness

Happiness as your identity

Like many women, I like to talk my problems out.  I don’t think it solves anything, but it usually makes me feel better.  Recently, though, I have been trying a new strategy.  When I feel totally wretched about my life … Continue reading

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joy

I am working toward a time when everything gives me joy. Invite joy, anticipate joy, plan for joy, delight in joy. Try to find joy, whatever the situation. ~Maya Angelou~ Mr. Faraway and I still ‘talk’ every day, in some form.  I … Continue reading

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compassion

Without suffering, we do not have the opportunity to cultivate compassion and understanding.  And without understanding, there is no true love.  … Happiness is a function of compassion.

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on relinquishing control

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”  ― Steve Maraboli I’m reading ‘Stumbling Over Happiness’.  The first chapter is about … Continue reading

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growing up from Girls

And that’s the thing – I never knew growing up would be so hard.  I expected to get married, find a job and buy a house.  -Mr. FEMA, 30 It’s rare to hear these sentiments from a guy – probably … Continue reading

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sad lonely damaged people

The loneliest people are the kindest.  The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do. -Anonymous Is this true? I think … Continue reading

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