Tag: Happiness

HELPING OTHERS – HELPING OURSELVES

When we help others, what we are really doing is helping ourselves.  The joy and happiness that love and compassion for others brings to us is one of the best kept secrets of life.  Helping others always makes us feel good. A hidden part of us…

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FINDING HAPPINESS

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed.  Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.    ~ Denis Waitley  ~ Happiness is a spiritual experience.   Happiness and suffering are states of mind, and so their main causes…

Kindness

KIND WORDS

You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world’s happiness now.  How?  By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged.  Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the…

Children

TWELVE WAYS TO HAPPINESS

Hold on to your dreams, and never let them go. Show the rest of the world how wonderful you are. Give Circumstances a chance, and give others the benefit of the doubt. Wish on a star that shines in your sky. Take on your problems one…

Reflection

LIFE IS GOOD

The universe is sending you the right everything.  You won’t realize this until you fully show up in the situation the way it is.  In other words, whatever the circumstance, if you assume that the circumstance is perfect, then you live fully within that circumstance.  How can I be…

Spiritual Happiness

SPIRITUAL HAPPINESS

  A spiritually happy person is in tune with and accepting of themselves. They feel no need to impress anyone or to compete. They are happy with themselves the way they are. Your spirituality is inside of you. We are all spiritual beings, we all have…

INSPIRATIONAL SUNSHINE

We love the Sun. Exposure to sunlight during the day is crucial to our well being. Sunlight increases serotonin levels, which in turn can make us happier. Sunlight is effective at improving happiness levels. After decades of researchers telling us to avoid sunlight, scientists are now…

John Lennon

JOHN LENNON’S HAPPINESS

If you are looking for happiness, you can only find it inside of you. Don’t look beyond yourself, you will not find it in another person. Your source of happiness is of your own making. Choose to be happy. Most people feel unhappy in their lives…

Girl and Cat

HAPPINESS IN THE NOW

Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower, and draws all good things toward you.  Allow your love to nourish yourself as well as others.  Do not strain after the needs of life.  It is sufficient to be quietly alert and aware of them.  In this…

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LITTLE THINGS BRING HAPPINESS

A happy life is made up of little things:  a gift sent, a letter written, a call made, a recommendation given, transportation provided, a cake made, a book lent, a check sent.  ~ Carol Holmes ~ If you want a happy life, become more aware of…

Open Door

THE HAPPINESS DOOR

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.    ~ Helen Keller Don’t look back.  Life is in the present.  Happiness will come your…

YOUR HEART SMILE

We don’t know what we’ve got until we lose it, but even more true, we don’t know what we’ve been missing until it arrives.  If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you will keep getting the same results. Don’t go for looks, they can deceive.…

Liberty and Freedom

LIBERTY AND FREEDOM

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you…

DO YOUR BEST

WHITE EAGLE ON DOING YOUR BEST

Each one of you has been called.  Every individual soul has work to do.  None can do the work of another.  Each must do his or her own work.  Therefore, we say, accept it, my child; accept the task laid before you and pray to the…

In the Present

HOW WE SPEND OUR LIVES

I wish that I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours. ~ Bernard Berenson How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.  ~ Annie Dillard, The Writing Life  …

Friends

SHARING HAPPINESS

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.  Happiness never decreases by being shared.    ~ Buddha     ~ Unlike most everything in life that is shared, happiness can be given to an infinite number of…

Joy

LONG TERM HAPPINESS

Money should not cost you your joy.  ~ Laurence G. Boldt ~ The way you spent your money will determine whether you will generate happiness out of it. If you spent your money only on material possessions like jewelry and expensive cars, you will not generate…

child and dragon

HAPPINESS FROM WITHIN

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.  ~ Abraham Lincoln ~ The main obstacle to happiness is faulty thinking. For instance thinking someone or some thing can make you happy.    So where does one find happiness?  Stop looking outside…

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CHINESE PROVERB ON TAKING ACTION

Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.  ~ Chinese Proverb  ~ Always strive for taking action. The longer you stand still the harder it is going to be to start moving again. Do whatever it takes to take action toward your dreams.…

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ARE YOU HAPPY?

Are you happy? As a happy individual, you know that people, not things, are the true keys to a joyful existence. People who pursue material goods, as opposed to the pursuit of emotional fulfillment, tend to be less satisfied and express fewer positive emotions. People are…

sunrise

A NEW DAY

No matter what you’ve gone through in the past, no matter how many setbacks you’ve suffered or who or what has tried to thwart your progress, today is a new day, and God wants to do a new thing in your life.  ~ Joel Osteen Today is…

Lady and flowers

LESSONS IN THE GAME OF LIFE

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.   ~ Helen Keller   ~ We all know that life isn’t fair. There are so many lessons to learn on our path to happiness. The better understanding we have of life…

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NON-ATTACHMENTS

You only lose what you cling to. ~ Siddhartha Gautama ~ When we make our happiness dependent on people, money, success, possessions or circumstances, we suffer. Clinging to attachments is usually a fear of not being in control. Not being attached brings relaxation as we no longer…

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AFFIRMATION – MY LIFE

In quiet reflection, I turn within toward the Light that is my life.  I am no longer afraid of the transformation that is taking place in me.  Beyond thoughts and feelings is a truth more glorious than I had imagined.  I surrender my self to this…