Archive for the ‘Happiness’ Category

10 Ways to Think Yourself Happy

We are what we think. And what we think and how we think it plays a significant role in the happiness we enjoy or in its elusiveness. Do you want more happiness? Come see what ways of thinking will automatically add more joy to your life. Learn to be possibility, long-term, and solution oriented. Think positively and learn to choose the thoughts that fill your mind.

31 Things that Add Joy to My Life

Do you spend much time doing things that make you feel good and laugh or feel inspired and happy inside? The more we can fill our lives with joyous moments, the happier our lives will be. It’s the little things that really often count the most. See if any of mine resonate with you.

How to Stay Happy on a Rainy Day

Part II of How to Stay Happy on a Rainy Day. Is life raining down cold, bitter darkness? How can you find purpose in your trials? Change what you do, your thinking and your beliefs for greater peace.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Jefferson claimed that Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness were God-given self-evident truths. What do those truths mean to us today? Does Life have meaning? Is Liberty essential to happiness? How is Happiness pursued? Jefferson’s immortal words still speak to us today in ways that can motivate and inspire.

You Have to Do Your Own Growing No Matter How Tall Your Grandfather Was

Quote #14 of 16: Regardless of ancestry, we are resposible for contructing the life we want to live, for becoming the person we were meant to be, for constructing a happy, meaningful life.

5 Enslaving Habits We Must Avoid

Quote #13: “As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master.” Part 1. While the horror of slavery is rightly dead as an institution, it sadly lives on in the hearts and minds and lives of too many people. Happiness is it’s primary victim. Discover ways to free yourself from life’s varies chains.

We've Seen Lincoln on the Penny; Now let’s hear him on Happiness!

The 16th President of the Unites States saved the Union and emancipated the slaves. He also had some wise things to say that apply to our collective pursuit of happiness: “Most folks,” for example, “are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

16 Principles of Happiness from the 16th President

Lincoln struggled with bouts of depression, especially after losing his son to Typhoid. To make matters worse, he had a wife who would fly into fits of rage and verbal abuse. Honest Abe can teach us all about happiness, in part, because he struggled so much with his own.

Happiness May Not Be What You Think It Is

The desire to live happy motivates us to pursue what we think will create it. Read More..

8 Free Father’s Day Gifts Guaranteed to Make Dad Happy

Have you been agonizing over the perfect gift for dad? Just because the economy is in the dumps, doesn’t mean you have to be! Try these free gifts that will add more meaning and happiness to the occasion, and for dad this Father’s Day

A Note along the Road to Happiness

So stand up! Go live life! You have the capacity for greatness. You can live an abundant life of deep, refreshing, and rewarding joy. You can overcome anything! You can become anything! You have divine potential! So go and realize it!

The Joy of Touch

Human touch in the form of hugs and embraces, handshakes and high fives, shoulder rubs and caresses sooth and calm and speak volumes of love and affection and friendship and acceptance. So reach out and touch someone.

Snow Endures but for a Season

An ancient rendition of, “This too shall pass.” Trials endure for a time, then end and slowly fade into the fog of memory. The snow of winter, of cold, of disappointment and pain lasts only for a season.

3 Final Ways Optimism Adds Joy to Life

Growing up with negative pessimists will likely leave an emotional and attitudinal imprint of negativity and pessimism. Growing up around praise and positive attitudes of optimism

3 More Ways Optimism Adds Joy to Life

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every Read More..

3 Ways Optimism Adds Joy to Life

People who reflexively look at life and see hope and opportunity and beauty and noble Read More..

What Happiness Is Not … happiness vs. fun

Pursuing fun requires nothing of the person who pursues it. But happiness requires personal growth and maturity and the exercise of spiritual, moral, emotional, and mental muscles. The pursuit of happiness causes us to change, to transform

slow down. relax. look around. be happy.

To many in the modern world, life takes on characteristics of a race. And so Read More..

The Joy of Purpose … the meaning of life, part II

Happiness in many ways can be seen as a sort of barometer of the human Read More..

The Joy of Purpose … the meaning of life, part I

You were meant to be happy. Wait. That needs to be repeated: YOU were MEANT Read More..

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