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3 Things You Need To Know To Be Happier On Purpose

  Happiness. The word itself sounds like cotton candy, rainbows, and butterflies. Yet it eludes us when we chase it. Why is that?   Everyone wants to be happy. If happiness is elusive, what are you to do? Without knowing these 3 things, you’ll never be happier on purpose.   Happiness is Like a Butterfly, […]

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How To Laugh More (Don’t do these 2 things)

Face it, even though life can be hard, boring and painful at times, you don’t have to let it make you a sourpuss. You need a healthy sense of humor. You need to laugh more. Kids laugh all the time. Adults don’t. I could prove it to you. There are statistics! But I don’t want […]

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12 Remarkable Benefits to Change and Personal Growth

I’ve been writing about change and personal growth. How if you don’t start you can’t get there. How change and personal growth are not the same and how to choose. And the obstacles in your way and how to overcome them. That all sounds like a lot of work. Why should you put yourself through […]

Which will you choose?

6 Ways Change & Growth Differ – Which Do You Need?

Change and growth. Growth and change. Aren’t they the same thing? We use the terms interchangeably so often the lines between them disappear. But what if it matters? Change and growth are not the same. What if your happiness depends on which you choose – to change or grow? How do you decide which you […]

Do you see me - really see me?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO “BE SEEN”? (Many Benefits)

I have been working on my Manifesto for many weeks now. It’s my statement of purpose of why I write and why anyone would be interested. The plan is to publish it next week. The title is Love’s Manifesto: to be seen, to be known, and to be loved into wholeness. The first part of […]

OLD MACDONALD HAD SOME STRESS EI/EIO

The last couple weeks have been a bit intense. Many changes in my life and in the lives of those I know and love. Change, whether good or bad produces stress. It effects our emotions. When there is a lot of it we can experience overload. A friend showed me this many years ago. It […]

Adults Want Playtime – 10 Reasons Why They NEED IT

Kids think adults have it easy. That they have all the power, all the fun. But in actuality “adulting” is hard. Grown up life is demanding and full of responsibilities. There is so much to focus on, so much to do, so much to remember, so much stress. Stuff going on, all the time, non-stop, […]

#TraumaIsPersonal

Are you familiar with the term “the feels”? If not, it simply means emotions. Today I got the “feels” as it is the anniversary…

Getting Your Inner Laugh Back

After writing Emotional Hockey By Moonlight I thought about my hashtag #DontForgetToLaugh. I started doing some research on laughing and playing. I found an article by Debi Feinman “Laughter IS the Best Medicine”. She defines two kinds of laughing. Humor-laughter (a reaction to something) and joy-laughter (internal). Let’s talk about joy-laughter. Debi defines it as […]