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A Positive Attitude?

People, in general, are attracted to the positive thinking movement because they see it as a tool to help them achieve a goal or to acquire something. This sort of motivation is all well and good. However, that is not … Continue reading

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Happiness Happens

If only I could own a quaint home with a white picket fence and have a brand new car in the driveway, I’d be happy forever. How many of us have similar wishes? Maybe the dream is for a mansion … Continue reading

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Act Happy?

The piped music at the supermarket where I was shopping yesterday included Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry Be Happy”.  Just hearing the tune triggered memories of 1988 when I was going through a very rough time, romantically. McFerrin’s song was topping … Continue reading

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A Conversation About Happiness

Jorge and I sometimes enjoy having a staring contest.  The statistics regarding which one of us wins this childish game are probably in Jorge’s favor.  At least it seems like I’m usually the one who blinks first.  Regardless of who … Continue reading

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What About Happiness?

While waiting in line at the local convenience store to pay for my gasoline I heard the old Tears For Fears song “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”.  It’s one of those tunes I rather enjoy hearing now and then. … Continue reading

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Celebration

Most of the topics my curiosity leads me to write about on this blog regard people and things that are worthy of celebration.  Maybe a person was the first woman sent into Space or somebody invented or improved something.  Even … Continue reading

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Are Singles Less Happy Than Partnered People?

Jorge looked over my shoulder as I shared a new Russian car crash, dash cam video from YouTube.  When the video ended, I scrolled down the page of options.  I paused at the “Watch it again” row. It was mostly full … Continue reading

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