Happiness Pursuit Guaranteed

Happiness: Pursuit Guaranteed!

Your Happiness May Not be Delivered by a Bluebird…or a Cardinal, Seagull, Nuthatch, Eagle or Any Kind of Bird at All. And That’s Okay, as Long as it’s There When You Need It! Happiness comes in as many colors, shapes, forms, sizes and varieties as the people who spend a high percentage of their lives seeking it. It’s sometimes hard …

Happiness Boosters Part 2

Happiness Boosters, Part 2

Optimism, part deux:  the value of positive outlook in improving your quality of life. •    Will yourself to be as optimistic as possible—Then pretty soon the process will start occurring naturally. Scientific studies have shown time and again that optimists live longer, suffer lower rates of cardiovascular and other diseases, laugh more and generally enjoy life more than people who …

Happiness Boosters: What Are Yours?

Applying the philosophical principle of Ockham’s Razor—where the simplest answer to a dilemma is often the most nearly correct one—to the question of what makes us happiest is one way to identify some universal bringers of happiness. For instance, Rogers and Hammerstein were right on-target in their perennial hit show, “The Sound of Music,” when they mentioned the following as …

Lifestyle Choices: Your Power to Increase the Quality of Your Life

Lifestyle Choices: Your Power to Increase the Quality of Your Life!

“When I close my eyes I see the life I’m dreaming of…” “When I close my eyes I’m finally FREE to live the life I choose for me!” This is a beautiful video that reminded me of what an incredible feeling it is to control your own destiny.  No matter what your circumstances, no matter what challenges have hit you …

Happiness How To Find It In The Little Things

Happiness: How To Find It In The Little Things

Happiness sometimes seems to be the unreachable dream, the valiant quest that somehow hovers just beyond our grasp. And yet, perhaps happiness really is surrounding us always, in the little moments, tiny treasures, if we only take the time to notice. This video, putting to words and music the delightful “little book” Be Happy by Monica Sheehan , is a …

Gratitude Why Thanksgiving May Very Well Be The Healthiest Day of the Year

Gratitude: Why Thanksgiving May Very Well Be The Healthiest Day of the Year!

Thanksgiving is a national day of remembering the things we are most grateful for. But if we truly understood the powerful health benefits of gratitude, and how easy it is to achieve them, we would all be practicing gratefulness 365 days a year. Imagine a pill that could improve your marriage, increase your heart health, help you sleep better, eliminate …