Tag Archive: happiness

Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness

Great messages in here about the dangers of materialism and consumerism.



Rainy day today, but it’s all good. Thought I would make a list of all the things I am grateful for being able to do (probably forgot quite a few things I love but can’t think of at the moment): Think Share Pursue my passions See Smell Walk Run Dream Eat Laugh Sweat Hurt Try…

Be Happy About What You Have


Our kids are great. They love life, they are appreciative, they learn important skills at an astonishing pace and are well behaved. It is awesome to be around them and we are blessed to have them. But they are still kids. They will still go into a mall and whimper about getting a new toy…

It’s Not About the Income, It’s About the Outcome

Received this quote in my inbox this morning: “Every day I get up and look though the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.” ~ Robert Orben As I paused to consider the quote’s meaning to me I thought about the value of money and how…

Feeling Follows Action

“Motions are the precursors of emotions. You can’t control the latter directly, but only through your choice of motions or actions. Go through the proper motions each day and you will soon begin to feel the corresponding emotions.” ~ Dr. George W Crane

Thinking Stones

Last Christmas my wife gave me a wonderful collection of stones inscribed with sayings we use in our house and things that matter to us. Sometimes I place them on a table and let ideas come to mind and I call them my thinking stones, because looking at them always get me thinking about how…

Wear Sunscreen

I am not sure how much I love this, but it’s definitely a lot.

Are there really any accidents?

There is a psychology concept that we use in the recruiting business for evaluating candidates that is also useful for individuals to apply in evaluating themselves. To continue reading this post, click here >>

Laughter: works 60% of the time, all the time

We laugh a lot in our house. If you told me there was a study that proved that laughing makes people 100% happier I would believe you. It is hard to be sad or upset when you are laughing. Anthony Robbins talks about how psychology follows physiology. If you act happy your mind has no…

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