happiness

Some of My Favorite Things

Every once in awhile I like to share my favorite things that make me happy.  You might just find these make you happy too! One song that I get excited to hear when it comes on the radio is THE WIRE by Haim from their CD Days Are Gone. I just love the tune and how…
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Book Review: Silent Impact By Joe Schmit

SILENT IMPACT Stories of Influence Through Purpose, Persistence, and Passion By: Joe Schmit Published: February 3, 2014 Non-Fiction I was thrilled to be contacted by the author to review his book.  It was a coincidence to find out that he used to work for the news station in our area before he made his way…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Today’s inspiration comes from a book I just finished and can’t wait to tell you about. “Happiness is a choice. Happiness is contagious. People of influence know this and spread their happiness like Tinker Bell sprinkles her pixie dust. Every morning when you get out of bed,  you can choose to have a positive attitude…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

photo credit: zenworkplace.com If one thinks that one is happy, that is enough to be happy. Madame de la Fayette, a French writer from the 1600’s On this Monday morning, even if you aren’t happy to be back to work, even if you are still tired from your busy weekend, even if you really feel…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Success is not the key to happiness.   Happiness is the key to success. Herman Cain, newspaper columnist What does success mean to you? Is it achieving in your career? Does it mean having lots of money? Does it mean that you went to college? Or does it just mean that you are happy? Are…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

www.fitsugar.com Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. The twenty minute walk you take is so much better for you than the three mile run you never do. Gretchen Rubin, author of THE HAPPINESS PROJECT and HAPPIER AT HOME. I get daily emails from Rubin and when I read this quote a…
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My 2013 Goals

Resolutions.  The new year makes us think about the things that we want to change about ourselves, our schedules, our homes.  We have a fresh start to “be better” and “do better”.  But don’t we really get a fresh start every day?  Why do we wait until January 1st to “start over”?  Over the last…
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Book Review: The Happiness Project By Gretchen Rubin

THE HAPPINESS PROJECT By: Gretchen Rubin Published: December 29, 2009 ***** Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest of places: a city bus. “The days are long, but the years are short,” she realized. “Time is passing, and I’m not focusing enough on the things that really matter.” In that moment,…
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