The science of happiness

The science of happiness

Scientists are studying happiness and how to achieve it.  Here are some findings; around half your happiness level is hereditary.  Half of us are born gloomy and half cheerful by nature.  Around 40% is due to a recent event, like an illness or a promotion.  This...
How to feel good about yourself

How to feel good about yourself

My two grandmothers could not be less similar.  Henrietta, my mother’s mother, was overtly aggressive and would express herself all too distinctly to anyone who displeased her.  She terrified me and anyone else who came within her range.  She was also very smart and...
Happiness and Prosperity

Happiness and Prosperity

It is very hard to be happy when you don’t have enough money.  This does not mean that you have to be rich to be happy.  It means that you have enough to pay for essentials like food and shelter, can indulge in the occasional luxury, have minimal credit card debt, and...
How to Achieve Happiness

How to Achieve Happiness

Happiness is elusive.  Sometimes you feel happy for no reason at all.  You wake up and all is well with your world. Sometimes you feel unhappy for almost no reason.  Any minor thing can set you off.  You see the dark side of almost everything. This is all very...
Why Learn to Meditate?

Why Learn to Meditate?

Challenge to you… do a web search on meditation, especially benefits of meditation.  You will be inundated with information.  Health, well-being, personal growth, cures for just about every affliction available. The best reason of all is that meditation makes you feel...

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