Play the Thankfulness Game with Me

Thankfulness seems like a fitting topic with Thanksgiving Day just around the corner in the United States. However, I am like a three year old when it comes to wanting to know things about life; I always ask "why". Thankfulness, gratefulness, appreciativeness. What is it all about? Yes, there is a game, but it is … Continue reading Play the Thankfulness Game with Me

Happiness is Doing Stuff

Happiness is Not Being a Couch Potato Sometimes the stress and demands of life leave us too frazzled and exhausted to want to try to enjoy it. Instead we flop on the couch to hang out with our friends on Friends and Seinfeld. Is this too often what you do? There are happier, more fulfilling ways to live; one … Continue reading Happiness is Doing Stuff

Increase Your Happiness Level

We all want to be happy, right?  I wrote a post on happiness before, but I thought I would take another dive into it after reading an interesting article by Eric Barker titled, New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, most of it taken from research done by Alex Korb, PhD. Barker distilled it … Continue reading Increase Your Happiness Level

Happiness: Initial Thoughts

Why is it so hard to be happy? I asked myself that question a number of months ago.  Like one morning you could wake up feeling happy, and then before you know it someone or something spoils it all. Some wee or gargantuan happiness-killer always seems to be lurking just around the corner ready to … Continue reading Happiness: Initial Thoughts