happiness Tag

The Path to an Authentic Life

The Path to an Authentic Life

We live in a world of shared ideas, values, and aspirations. What fuels that connection is a desire for love and acceptance from those around us and it starts from the very beginning. Even before our earliest memories, we're taught that by being a certain way - as desired by our parents - we can...

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Never Stop Believing in Your Dreams

As children we are dreamers; we have no limits. Our mind is a factory of creativity and imagination – full of color, full of life. As we grow older, the color fades, slowly. Eventually, we sober up and become more reasonable. Our thinking adjusts, and we quietly begin to believe that maybe dreams are meant...

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Keep Smiling, Even in the Midst of a Storm

If you're like me, you're still reeling from the election last week. I must admit, the results were unexpected, and in the aftermath, I've wrestled with confusion and a struggle to resolve a number of swirling questions still floating around my head.   "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. "   I believe this to the core, but...

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Gratitude-the gift that keeps on giving

Gratitude Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Multiple studies show that the way to more contentment and happiness in life is to add more gratitude. Among other things, it improves the way we view ourselves, it contributes to a positive outlook, and it enhances our overall well-being.   But… what is gratitude, exactly?   For many, gratitude is a response - to generosity, or good will,...

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