Is It Time To Come Out of Hiding?
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As I mentioned in last week’s article “Suffering Is Optional” I run on the treadmill a few times a week. The other day I was trotting along and noticed that the man behind the front desk reached up to the ceiling over the counter, took down a ventilation duct cover and cleaned off the build up of dust that had quietly accumulated there. A subtle, but … Continue reading

How Having A Bad Hair Day Is Your Key To Happiness
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  I know that life is pretty good when I’m bummed out about my hair color! The colorist kinda missed the mark with my highlights, and if you know me, you know my hair is my pride and joy. It literally made me want to cry when it didn’t come out right. This is what I call a luxury problem. Luxury … Continue reading

Why Living In Fantasy Keeps You From Being Truly Happy
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I’ve been staring at the blank page for a while, completely stumped about what to write. I long ago abandoned my editorial calendar. Generally, I am so inspired by all the goodness I want to share with you, it pours out of me! Let me say how much I enjoyed writing the past two weeks on finding your style with Composition and Color. If … Continue reading

A Simple Way to Be Happy That Doesn’t Involve A Resolution.
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  I am so excited about this article! There is a tradition among some that I’ve recently been introduced to... It’s simple, doesn’t involve a resolution and effortlessly builds happiness! All you need is an empty jar, keepsake box, or, heck…even a zip lock baggy will do in a pinch. Also, you’ll need a pen and paper. I’ll wait while you get them. Do you … Continue reading

Is Getting Rid Of Deadwood Enough To Flourish?
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My home has a stoop that overlooks the back courtyard. It’s large enough for two chairs, a small table and some plants. There’s a large 8’ tentacled plant that leans against the surrounding wall that had grown over into the seating area. Until the past week it’s been too hot to comfortably sit outside here in Arizona, so I hadn’t thought much about this … Continue reading