Letting Go of Happiness

July 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Serenity Space

This month, we’ve talked about Happiness in so many different ways. What happiness is, how to boost happiness (terrific ideas!), how giving up on happiness could be the best thing you’ve ever done, how to find happiness, the distinction between being happy and being not unhappy, tips for a happier relationship, simple joys, ways to spread […]

How to Calm Yourself When the Going Gets Tough #3: Be Silly!

July 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Spa Space

Sometimes when things are rough, we get really serious. We feel there is nothing at all to smile about. And this brings us down even further. When you feel like the weight of the world is pressing down upon you: Be Silly! Take a ride on the Merry Go Round (small child optional) Jump in […]

Happiness Boosters

July 22, 2010 by  
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I am so excited to welcome Tess Marshall as our guest author this week. More about Tess below. We live in a society that puts an invisible halo on celebrities, work, money, status and stuff. We’ve been accustomed to living in times of unprecedented levels of material wealth and still have a tendency to experience […]

Happiness is… (and what do TimTams have to do with it?)

July 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Sound Space

Happiness for me in this moment is one of a quiet contentment; a middle-ground if you like where there’s no extremes. I’m also finding happiness lies in laughing at silly, playful things, like seeing people stuck in boring conversations when you just know they’re desperately looking for an ‘out’. The antics of Mr Bean also […]

Five Tips for Better Relationship Happiness

July 22, 2010 by  
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Seeing we’re focusing on happiness this month, there is no question that one of the greatest opportunities for Happiness lies in the simplest and nearest person/thing in your life! Your partner and relationship are the source of your second greatest opportunity! Second? Well of course! Your first opportunity lies within your Self. But that same […]

Happiness is Wanting What You’ve Got!

July 15, 2010 by  
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You know that old song from Cheryl Crow, “I’m gonna soak up the sun, I’m gonna tell everyone, To lighten up”? I love that song. It’s a happy song, and every time I hear it reminds me of what really matters. My beautiful family, my friends, my home and the wonderful memories I have made […]

Spreading Happiness by Sharing Memories in Letters

July 15, 2010 by  
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The wife of my mother’s only cousin is turning 90 in a few days. (Happy Birthday, Cousin Pauline!) I had a card ready to pop in the mail, but I didn’t want to send off wishes for her big day without adding a personal note. It would have been easier for me to scribble a […]

The Difference Between Happy and Not Unhappy

July 15, 2010 by  
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A warm welcome to Dani from Positively Present, our Guest Author this week. More about Dani below. Reading the title of this post, you might be asking yourself, “What’s different about happiness and not unhappiness?” When I came across the idea of being “not unhappy,” I was a bit befuddled myself, but the words just […]

Happiness is a Road Called Freedom

July 12, 2010 by  
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Today I embark upon a whole new journey. I’m unsure yet as to exactly where my journey will take me, although the destination isn’t important. Perhaps I won’t ever reach a final destination, and that’s okay. Enjoying the journey each step of the way is my aim. The concept of this journey began three months […]

Happiness lies within us, but to find it…

July 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Living Space

If you cannot see the movie above, please click here to view: Happiness Lies Within Us…

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