Gratitude is touted as a key to happiness. I absolutely unequivocally believe that it is true. But how do you find gratitude when life is off the rails, when it seems like you are taking one step forward and two steps back, or when it feels like there is a grand conspiracy against you? Life has a way of doing that to us sometimes.
In the wreckage, there is always at least some tiny grain of thankfulness. If we can find the little tiny grains and store them up for ourselves, before long we have a bushel basket. The more we have to be grateful for the less imposing our problems look. Continue reading
True but sad reality. – Anna
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More money, more problems. Money doesn’t bring happiness. Money matters most in life. Nothing is free in the world, not even love. Money always wins. These maxims seem timeless. Well, they basically are.
As long as hard currency, a modern economy, or any sort of standard of wealth has been around, money has been the crux of everything including your problems, your successes, your perceived happiness, and corresponding depression. Yikes! Doesn’t seem too fun. Continue reading
Having been deeply loved my entire life and having the opportunity to love deeply, I can attest that these words ring true. – Anna
Let’s enjoy all the holidays this year and not stress out!
Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away and then the plethora of December holidays will descend upon us. Already the tireless bombardment from the retail industry has begun. For many people this all equals stress. Stress can ruin what should be a joyous occasion.
There are things that can be done to keep that stress at bay. Continue reading
I was always taught that if you borrowed something from someone, then you returned it in the same or better condition than when you took it.
What if we did the same thing with people? Continue reading
That puts our happiness back on us then, doesn’t it? – Anna
Hmmm….I vote we all live our dreams! – Anna
Sometimes I’ve been called the “bag lady”.
No, I am not homeless. All is well and good in my part of the world.
It is because bags are a part of my organizational system. Continue reading