Tag Archives: happiness

Bulging Bags Of Booty

Over dessert in the fancy restaurant he leans forward, takes her hand and asks: “I just don’t love you that way.  I just don’t feel it.  You wouldn’t want me to fake what I don’t naturally feel, would you?  That’s … Continue reading

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Menlo Park

The WordPress site where we publish these posts provides me with a way to see how many blog readings there have been over the past 24 hours.  I am often astounded to see the far-flung places in which people are … Continue reading

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Being Willing To Go With The Flow

I met for coffee with Jacob whose long-term relationship had just suddenly ended.  Trying to bolster Jacob’s feelings I jovially offered, “So, now you’re free!”  Jacob looked up from his coffee and morosely replied, “No, I’m not.  What I am … Continue reading

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Why Happiness Seems To Elude Us

A long time ago I had a friend who seemed to me to be lost.  Each week her hair became a different color, her style of clothing changed radically and her beliefs were in constant flux!  One week she was … Continue reading

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Right In Front Of You!

On a recent trip to New York City I was able to stay in a hotel between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, a mere 5 minute walk from the Metropolitan Museum.  During the two days I spent there I walked … Continue reading

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Return It With Interest

I believe that happiness is contingent upon contentment.  But how can one be content with their life when one is not where they want to be with dreams for further down the road?  The key to contentment is to cultivate … Continue reading

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If I Had No Vision

I was watching a documentary about India which followed a man who pulled a rickshaw in order to earn a living.  He stated that in the summer his head and feet hurt from the sun, but found the winter and … Continue reading

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Not Giving Up but Giving IN !

The overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy was truly a tragedy for the Hawaiian people and yet they have managed to still be a happy people beyond that time of trouble.  They still live by and manifest the life-generating generosity of … Continue reading

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Possessed by Possessions?

I have come across a television series entitled “Million Dollar Rooms”, the premise of which is that any room that they show costs at least a million dollars but in many cases costs much more!  After watching an occasional episode … Continue reading

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Jubilation!

On a previous trip to Hawaiʻi Danny and his friend Alika thought that we might enjoy a show called Cirque Hawaii which was modeled upon Cirque du Soleil.  They were right! The music, the acts, the color, the humor… gave us … Continue reading

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