Want more happiness?

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more that is poor. Seneca c. 4 B.C. – A.D. 65 It might seem silly to ask if you want more happiness in your life; who wouldn’t? One of the most important sentences of the U.S. Constitution reads, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” But if the pursuit of happiness is one of our unalienable rights, why …
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On being thankful

Happiness is not a matter of good fortune or worldly possessions. It’s a mental attitude. It comes from appreciating what we have, instead of being miserable about what we don’t have. It’s so simple — yet so difficult for the human mind to comprehend. Bill P. and Lisa D. Hazelden Publishing With the holiday season rapidly approaching, it seems only appropriate to discuss the importance of reflecting on all the good things we have in life. The Pilgrim Fathers recognized the value of expressing gratitude for life’s gifts and started the tradition of setting aside a special day to give thanks for our …
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Blamesgiving Day

Happiness is not a matter of good fortune or worldly possessions. It’s a mental attitude. It comes from appreciating what we have, instead of being miserable about what we don’t have. It’s so simple — yet so difficult for the human mind to comprehend. Bill P. and Lisa D. Authors, Hazelden Publishing One of my daily rituals is to read the newspaper, and one part of the newspaper I always read is the comics. Sometimes I find real humor in the comics, and there are also times when the humor contains a gem of wisdom. I remember one episode a …
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