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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Inspired by Happiness – David Simon

Inspired by Happiness -David Simon

 “Laughter is a symptom of spirituality. Laughter is the flow of love coursing through your body. Laughter is the nectar of present moment awareness. Invite more laughter into your life and relish the magic in every moment.”  ~David Simon~ Read More »

The Sun the Sea – Want a Happy Relationship Go Deep

Your Happy Place for Good News-Happiness is a Day at the Beach

Happiness is a Day at the Beach Using a smartphone app called “Mappiness,” 22,000 people participated in a study and the results were that spending time near water, especially “big” water like the ocean, creates feelings of wellbeing and happiness. In other words going to the beach makes us happy. Now before you go “Duh,” it turns out that there’s more to it than “a day at the beach.” We’ve known that people are happier when outdoors in a natural environment apposed than a urban setting. This particular study checked on the participant’s emotional state as they moved throughout their ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Benefits of Positive Emotions

Inspired by Happiness-Benefits of Positive Emotions

  “The benefit of positive emotions is good health.”     ~LH&B~ Read More »

Be the Change from the Power of Inspiration.

Be the Change from the Power of Inspiration.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”                                        ~Margaret mead~  I wanted to highlight an article by one of my favorite bloggers, Ken Wert the publisher of “Meant to be Happy.” His most recent post “Can just One Person Change the World,” reminded me of Gandhi’s admonition “Be the Change,” because it all starts with us. In the Vedic Tradition there’s a similar saying which goes something ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness-Benjamin Disraeli

Inspired by Happiness-benjamin disraeli

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.  ~Benjamin Disraeli~ Read More »

The 5 Secrets to Happiness-Wisdom from the Happiest Man Alive

Your Happy Place for Good News-The Happiest Man Alive

Your Happy Place for Good News Matthieu Ricard, the French-Tibetan monk and molecular geneticist has been called the happiest man on earth. Richard has joined with other monks and longtime meditators in the research on the effects of meditation and mind-training on the brain. Additionally, this research has been done in conjunction with beginning meditators who committed to as little as 30 minutes a day. In studies regular meditation produces changes in the structure and function of the meditators brain. For those in the field of neuroplasticity this is an encouraging finding. What makes Matthieu Ricard’s case so “remarkable is ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness – Big Dreams

Inspired by Happiness

 “Have big dreams. You will grow into them.” ~Unknown and Unfinished~ Read More »

Featured Happiness Videos-The Power of Kindness

Featured Happiness Videos-The Power of Kindness

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”  ~Mark Twain~  This quote from Mark Twain captures the essence of kindness and what this video, by Mac Anderson, is all about. When a person gives to someone else they receive so much benefit from their actions that it could almost considered an act of selfishness more than an act of generosity. The rewards of kindness may not arrive in the material form but they will always show up in the most powerful and rewarding way possible ~ Happiness. Happiness is an infinite resource – there is ... Read More »

Happiness Studies going to the Dogs

Happiness Studies going to the Dogs

It only makes sense, and scientific studies confirm it; that our furry friends (and even those that aren’t so furry) increase our happiness. Pets are so much more than that; they’re our best friends and family members. We’ve all heard stories of a “hero dog” that saved a life, of dogs that preform acts of service and courage on a daily bases helping their humans companions with physical challenges. It’s not just dogs, human interest stories are shared across the media about animals that have done amazing things to save someone. For most of us it’s not their hero qualities ... Read More »

Inspired by Happiness Quote from LH&B

Inspired by happiness quotes ~Laughter happiness and Bliss

“Happiness cannot be far behind a grateful heart and a peaceful mind.” Read More »