Category: Happiness

Happiness

Laughter Is The Best Medicine

“If people only knew the healing power of laughter and joy, many of our fine doctors would be out of business.” —Catherine Ponder Have you ever noticed how much better you feel when you burst out laughing? It’s as if your whole body is in harmony with the world. You radiate joy, fun, and excitement—and

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Happiness

Happiness is Contagious!

This Saturday is July 4th—our nation’s birthday—and, as Americans, we joyously celebrate this wonderful holiday! If you have the day off, you will likely have a great time at a barbeque with friends, or maybe you will go boating or just simply relax at home with your loved ones. Celebrations make us happy, don’t they?

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Happiness

Taking Time For Ourselves: Stop And Smell The Roses

I was reminded this past week about how important taking time off can be—and that we should enjoy the simple pleasures in life. I’d let my crazy schedule get the best of me, only to realize that I was not taking any time for myself to simply “be.” Seeing how frazzled I was, a good

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Happiness

Choose To Be Happy And Dance In The Rain

With the arrival of March 20, we have the start of the spring season! And, here in Florida, we do love our afternoon showers—“spring showers,” as I like to think of them. But during a recent rainy weekend, I momentarily got grumpy thinking: This is going to mess up my plans!  I quietly shifted my

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Happiness

Let’s Celebrate Birthdays All Year Long!

This past week I celebrated my birthday with all my wonderful friends—despite that is was a major holiday weekend. Much to my amazement, about forty of my “besties” came out to share in the festivities of becoming another year older. For me, birthdays are always a mixture of fun and self-reflection—a sort of personal “New

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Divine Inspiration

Let Loose And Have Some Fun!

I often read a daily message from God on an inspirational website simply because I enjoy seeing what comes up each day. This past week, I burst out laughing when the message read: “Today we believe God wants us to know it’s okay to let loose! It’s been a while since you’ve planned something completely

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