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Happiness

Lists October 29, 2013

Treats

It’s important to give yourself treats. I went through a period in my life where I was pretty unhappy and once I became conscious of this unhappiness and was working to understand and dismantle its hold on me, I noticed that I had been withholding treats from myself. I wasn’t doing it consciously but I was allowing…..

Mind, Self-Awareness April 11, 2012

Want to feel better? Create something.

Human beings have an innate drive to create and when we do we feel a deep sense of satisfaction. But what I’m discovering now is that creating something new is an immensely satisfying experience no matter how big or small the creation. Whether you write a post, bake a batch of homemade cookies, or…..

Books, Mind, Self-Awareness March 2, 2012

How it All Fits

A large glass container is set out in front of the audience and a few large rocks are placed in it. Then pebbles are added in to fill in the space between the rocks. Is the container full, he asks the audience? They say it is. So he takes a bucket of sand and pours it into the container filling the space between the…..

Relationships, Style November 11, 2011

Annette

On my father’s side I had a Jewish Grandma from Brooklyn, Annette. I tell you the Jewish and Brooklyn bits because you would be unnecessarily handicapped in conjuring up the right image and voice without a little aid from this stereotype. She was the real deal.