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Come on, get happy

happiness

Merriam-Webster defines happy as enjoying or characterized by well-being and contentment.  There is a lot going on in the world that makes happiness seemingly harder to find, but what if I told you happiness is a choice? Despite all of the crap going on and the many WTF moments we are facing, it is still […]

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A Teal Pumpkin for Halloween

teal pumpkin project

I have been sensitive to those with food allergies since we moved into the neighborhood.  My typical approach has been to have both non-peanut candies and peanut candies to pass out to ghouls and goblins that knock on the door.  This year, I am joining the Teal Pumpkin movement.  I’m inspired to do this for […]

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Ten reasons to buy yourself fresh flowers

reasons to buy flowers

Flowers are affectionately called Vitamin F and rightly so.  They make everything a little brighter, cheerier and beautiful.  They are a healthy dose of happiness wrapped up in pretty colors and patterns.  It’s long been known that receiving flowers boosts our moods, but what researchers didn’t know was that living with fresh flowers also had […]

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Gratitude

gratitude

Gratitude is one of those things that takes so little time, but offers huge rewards.  All it takes is a few minutes each day to reflect on the small things in your life you are thankful for. I’ve practiced gratitude on and off for a few years now, and I’ve learned the more consistent you […]

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