Defining Happiness

defining happiness

Happiness depends upon ourselves

Defining Happiness


The internet is filled with different textbook definitions of happiness.

What you are about to read is not going to be another one of those.

You see, the definitions you will find miss the key ingredient, ourselves.

Yes, happiness is a state of joy but how we all get there is very different.

Who we are and what we stand for as a person is very different as well.

This is about defining happiness for our own lives. Read On…

Starting Over From Your Heart.

starting over from your heart
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.

Starting Over From Your Heart


Sometimes the seemingly worst situations are the best.

The job we just lost or the significant other that is now no longer significant.

These things when happening are horrible.

When we are caught up in the storms of life it is easy not to see the sun on the other side of the world.

But most often when the storms subside we see these things as a blessing in disguise. Read On…

A Route to Happiness #14 – Dream

Happiness dream

 All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

-Walt Disney

A Route to Happiness #14 – Dream


Life is a little more exciting when we have things to look forward to.

When we purposefully build our days to create whatever it is we want in our lives.

When we know we are moving forward and our dreams are moving with us.

When the windows of life get bigger and we can see what we are about to become. Read On…

More Special Than You Know

you are more special than you know

 Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
-Andre Gide

More Special Than You Know


I had just finished yoga class and made my way over to the bar to converse with some friends.

I don’t like to drink and besides my yoga teacher was nice enough to give me some tea to take with me from China.

Sitting at the bar I had asked my friend about a recent date she had been on.

She said it was good, they talked about life and some other things.

She said, there isn’t much to say about my life and my story could be told in just a few hours.

I didn’t take the opportunity to say what I am about to say. Read On…