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The Pursuit Of Happiness

My old friend, Andy stopped by the house for a few hours yesterday to touch base.  He’s on the return leg of a car trip from his home in Toronto to visit the western US states, then back home, eventually … Continue reading

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Feeling Sonder

Jorge and I finally found time to belatedly celebrate his birthday together.  His trucking route had been temporarily changed due to the vacation of one of his coworkers.  We were both eager to pick up from where we had left … Continue reading

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Shadow Self?

One way to get an idea about a person’s inner self is to observe what they fear.  We can watch her facial expressions or hear what she condemns.  The key to the deepest motivations of the mind is fear.  What … Continue reading

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Sympathetic Joy

We can experience and imagine very positive, uplifting mental states.  Top states of mind in most people’s lists include, satisfaction, happiness, relief, ecstasy, euphoria, gladness, compassion, gratitude and joy. There is another positive, uplifting state of mind that is often … Continue reading

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