Tag Archives: happiness

Eudaimonia

A former Roman Catholic priest once shared his views about a concept similar to happiness that he learned during his schooling. Edward mentioned eudaimonia during an intimate discussion with my friends group at a birthday party gathering a few years … Continue reading

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For The International Day Of Happiness 2022

My friend Jonathan wondered aloud if Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un have found happiness. Outwardly, they seem to be pleased with themselves. They are the masters of millions of people because they are the most powerful men in their respective … Continue reading

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Laughing

The Pakistani villagers in the video seemed so pure and delightful that I couldn’t help but smile and laugh with them. The first video of them I encountered was titled, “Tribal People Try Apple Pie”. The villagers’ reactions were charming, … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Contentment

“True contentment depends not upon what we have; a tub was large enough for Diogenes, but a world was too little for Alexander.”–19th century English cleric, Charles Caleb Colton The subject of contentment comes up following two observations this week. … Continue reading

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The Pursuit Of Happiness

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”–Preamble to the Declaration of Independence … Continue reading

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Satisfaction

Yesterday turned out to be a Monday of Mondays. The day began fine enough–pleasant weather, nice breakfast, and posting to the blog early. I then decided to do some planned yardwork. The shrubbery trimming task went faster than anticipated. The … Continue reading

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More Ramblings About Happiness

“There is no way to happiness–happiness is the way.”–Zen Monk, Thich Nhat Hanh The above quote is written on the refrigerator in whiteboard ink near the door handle so I can see it frequently. This helps to remind me that … Continue reading

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