Happiness On Demand

May 27, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Wisdom Space

Happiness is a state of feeling pleasure, contentment or satisfaction. Some people like to notice what makes them happy. I like to notice how happiness feels. That way, I can recreate the experience of happy even when circumstances might indicate I should feel otherwise. How do you embody happiness? Remember a time when you were unquestionably happy. Notice […]

Happiness is Room to Dance

May 24, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Organising Space

Happiness is…  a delicious home-cooked meal finding clean clothes to wear getting the kids to school on time welcoming unexpected visitors room to dance Did you notice that list does not include a tidy house, organised shoes or colour-coded containers? That’s because those things are just on the surface. Those things are the features of […]

Happiness is a Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie

May 17, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Health Space

It’s so easy to connect happiness to a favorite indulgent food, like warm cookies, straight from the oven. And they do bring a smile to the face, provide a few brief seconds of pleasure as you savor the yumminess, no question. Too often, though, the enjoyment is way too short-lived as the guilt sets in, […]

It Is Okay For You Not To Be Happy

May 13, 2013 by  
Filed under A-ha! Space, current

“Your life will not be easy. Some difficulties. Quite long period. But no reason to feel discouraged.” ~ Chenrezig It is okay for you not to be happy. This is something I feel I must tell you. It is okay for you not to be happy. The self-help books and lifestyle magazines, the positivity blogs […]

A List To Remind Me

May 10, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Mothering Space

Happiness is… Really feeling it, what ever “it” is, good or bad, and knowing that I am alive. Burying my nose in my son’s hair and breathing in his little-boy smell. Really, truly seeing what I am seeing and know that my life is beautiful. Having sought and struggled and tried and failed and finally […]

Live Happily Ever After

May 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Breathing Space, current

It is only possible to live happily ever after on a daily basis. ~Margaret Bonanno Image Source   One way to boost your happiness quotient each day is to Cherish Your Self. When you cherish yourself your inner fuel tank fills, you no longer run perilously close to empty, and you can continue to give […]

Happiness is…

May 1, 2013 by  
Filed under current, Serenity Space, The Space

Ahhh… happiness. A word so fraught with possibility, so packed with meaning, and echoing with emotion. I believe happiness is not something we can pursue, with any chance of catching it. In my life, happiness is always there. It simply waits for me to notice. It’s in the contentment of a clean sink, a washing […]