Tag Archives: happiness

Do you *really* need to quit your #job?

Okay, I know the drill – you’re not all that keen on your job. Maybe there are changes going on that feel like they’re holding you back. The promotion you expected didn’t happen – and worse, the people you thought … Continue reading

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Homeless… and happy

Note: This is NOT a commentary on how anyone else should or could feel, when they’re facing adversity, particularly homelessness. Nor is it a “recipe” for how to be less miserable when life flat-out sucks. It’s just a story about … Continue reading

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What if you were already happy?

Happy Monday to you! Ha – apparently, my browser doesn’t think so, because as soon as I typed “Happy Monday,” it crashed.  How apropos. I had a busy weekend, what with the weather warming up, the clocks all springing forward … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Startups — The Ballast in Our Boat

I came across an official concept the other day that’s quite familiar to me. It’s  the “Lifestyle startup” — where someone founds a company, a startup, in order to create the kind of life they want to live. It’s an … Continue reading

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The holidays are in the proverbial rear-view mirror of my daily life, and the New Year is just around the corner. I have a feeling 2015 is going to be a very good year. 2014 wasn’t so shabby. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Do happiness and enlightenment go hand-in-hand?

Question – Does enlightenment / awakening / personal improvement automatically lead to more happiness? I’m reading “Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy” by Eric G. Wilson, and he makes some good points about how happiness is just a bit overrated… … Continue reading

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No money… no matter. Publish anyway.

Just for starters, this post is NOT about how you don’t really need money, that it’s the root of all evil, and if it would just go away, we’d all be fine and dandy. I don’t believe that at all. … Continue reading

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Everybody thinks I’m rich

It’s the weirdest thing. A lot of folks seem to think I come from money, or that I have a lot of money. True, I do live in an affluent community, and I worked for one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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