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The Gift of Giving: Gratitude and Happiness

What is the connection between happiness and gratitude? Do we need to be grateful in order to be happy? We seem to be seeking the one thing, and yet we are also very different in our approach. 701 more words


Emotional Hygiene

Now there are many, many people in the world, but relatively few with whom we interact, and even fewer who cause us problems. So when you come across such a chance for practicing patience and tolerance, you should treat it with gratitude. 1,214 more words

Servant Leadership


So this area of my blog is dedicated to healthy recipes! Well mostly healthy, I’ve no doubt that a few completely unhealthy treats will also sneak their way in occasionally! 186 more words


Today’s card from the Caroline Myss healing cards: “May all creation dance for joy within you. All you want to do today is love being alive – even if it’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done.

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Healing Card Messages

Happy First Anniversary

What a year.

I cannot believe that it is exactly one year since I met the dread-locked elf, that is, Coach Brain.

What started as a road to fun rehabilitation has transpired into so much more than that – paddling has become a way of life, and feels as though it’s at the very essence of me as a human being. 945 more words



I am generally a happy person. I lucked out in the personality sweepstakes and have the type of outlook described by aphorisms like “glass half full” and “when you have lemons, make lemonade.” I specialize in silver linings and am usually able to find the pleasure or beauty in just about any situation or setting. 364 more words