Tag Archives: happiness

For quilters only: today’s your day!

The day we’ve all been waiting for is here. Today is International Quilting Day! All day long!! Today’s your day to finish a project you’ve been meaning to finish for some time now. Or have an excuse to do nothing … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: in a troubled world, let’s look for happiness

With so much upset all around us, we need to be able to seek happiness within ourselves.  I know that it can be easier said than done, and that it’s easier for some people than others by reason of circumstance … Continue reading

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True Happiness is Internal

The other day when I was texting a friend, I noticed how impatient and grumpy I felt when she didn’t reply and get back to me. There were similar instances with other people wherein I felt irked the same way.…

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Wordless Wednesday: well, almost wordless … seeking happiness

“Maybe happiness is this: not feeling like you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else.” ~ Isaac Asimov

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Let’s try to concentrate on the little things

I had planned to offer some thoughts on the topic of Acceptance today, but that idea got too deep too fast. It seemed better to post something to help lighten our mood. But what?! Lighthearted topics don’t come easily in … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Happiness Day in the time of COVID-19

Today, March 20, is World Happiness Day. March 20 has been recognized as International Day of Happiness since first being introduced in 2006, and was endorsed by the United Nations in 2012 when they adopted Bhutan’s concept of Gross National … Continue reading

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A new project finally begins

A new project means different things to different people. It could mean starting a new woodworking project, a new writing project, a new painting, a new garden plot, or maybe a new venture altogether, like beekeeping. Whatever you feel passionate … Continue reading

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Racism, and finding a way forward towards a world based on compassion (rather than on money and power)

I haven’t been writing many blog posts recently. Why? I’ve been too worn down by the increasing nastiness in the world, including from world leaders whose words should attempt to encourage every single citizen to feel included, providing them with … Continue reading

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