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Meditation is not a Path to Happiness

Meditation is not a Path to Happiness

                     And Happiness is not Bliss “Nothing is more important than reconnecting with your bliss. Nothing is as rich. Nothing is more real.”  ~Deepak Chopra~ We think of happiness as the ultimate goal, the goal of all goals, but the wisdom traditions offer something greater. This “something greater” is a place that we have a primal yearning for, a longing that comes from the depth of our soul, it is the place of profound peace, love and joy, and it’s or true home. It is bliss. Once we’ve had even the ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Heart Sutra

Inspired by Happiness-Heart Sutra

“Peace, Harmony, Laughter and Love”   ~The Heart Sutra~   The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-William Arthur Ward

Inspired by Happiness-happiness is

“Happiness is an inside job.”             ~William Arthur Ward~    The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

Inspired by Happiness – Phyllis Diller

Inspired by Happiness - Phyllis Diller

“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” ~Phyllis Diller~   The Next Inspired By Happiness Quote: Read More »

Inspired by Happiness – Self-Acceptance

Inspired by Happiness - Self-Acceptance

“Give up the pursuit of Self-Improvement to embrace self-acceptance.”        ~LH&B~   Read More »

The 4 Step Happiness Prescription

The 4 Step Happiness Prescription

I was once asked, that if a doctor gave me a prescription to spend 20 to 30 minutes twice a day walking and those walks alone would create abundant good health, peace of mind, freedom from worry, increased success in both my personal and professional life would I follow her recommendations? My teacher was using the metaphor of walking to describe the benefits of meditation. What if you added three more easy steps to this prescription? Steps that would only add about ten more minutes, to the 20 minutes of meditation each day, and in that brief span of time ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Elizabeth Gilbert

Inspired by Happiness-Elisabeth Gilbert I choose happiness

“I’m choosing happiness over suffering. I’m making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.”                                                                                             ~Elizabeth Gilbert~ Read More »

Does Being Hardier make you Happier?

Does Being Hardier make you Happier?

When I hear the word hardy, and happiness is not the first emotion that comes to mind. Strong, yes. Substantial, sure. But happy; not really. How were these two words put together? It was Dr. Tom Muha, a positive psychologist, who asked, what is potentially a disturbing, question, which is, “Are you prematurely dead? Again you might be wondering what does that question have to do with hardiness and happiness?don’t worry it’ll come together in a minute. I’d said “a potentially a disturbing question” because we all have that inner critic called our ego and it’s always quick to answer ... Read More »

Deepak Chopra-Happiness is a Journey

Inspired by happiness-deepak a journey without distance

“Happiness is a journey without distance.”        ~Deepak Chopra~ Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Genevieve Berhrend

Inspired by Happiness-Genevieve Berhrend

“Everyone visualizes whether he knows it or not. Visualizing is the secret of success.”    ~Genevieve Berhrend~ Read More »