Ah, happiness. You can be trucking along, happy as a pig in clover and then, next minute, misery. Yes, things happen that can wipe the smile of anyone’s face. When they do, our mood goes too. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for October, 2013
Actually, happiness isn't "out there".
We love our opera house... though you wouldn't pick Australians a nation of opera lovers, would you?
Are Australians that crazy? Seems plenty of people think so. But being one myself I’d say Aussie definitely see things differently, don’t they? Read the rest of this entry »
How well do you known the patterns of you own behavior?
Yes, patterns are everywhere. While they are obvious in fabrics, fashion, furnishings, and layout, there are a myriad of others woven into daily life. And, quite a few of them are created by you. Read the rest of this entry »
Ever wish the things you use were simpler to operate?
Appreciating simple things makes life sweeter. So it’s a shame modern life is beset with so much that’s poorly designed. Read the rest of this entry »
Some people dream of a beach life.
“Life is a bitch and then you die”, is that right? Well, actually, no.
Is life is a beach, a mountain, a vast plain, a city, town, and suburb? Partly. But whatever and wherever it is, life is bigger than our imaginings. Read the rest of this entry »
Will you please get your butt out of the way?
You might not think your backside is a serious risk to your health. But that’s the unequivocal warning that is coming from health scientists. Your bottom is dangerous. Read the rest of this entry »
Dispite the risks, sincerity is necessary for ultimate comfort.
There’s something odd about comfort. You’d expect it’s about excluding vulnerabilities and making everything cushy. Only, that’s not a recipe for comfort but a formula for boredom. Read the rest of this entry »
A simple formula for deeper relationships: love the people you are with.
You grew up learning about love from your parents. At least, that’s the theory. But that’s not always possible. Sometimes someone else steps into your life, revealing more of a love that you can cling to. Read the rest of this entry »
There are many kinds of firsts and many are well worth remembering.
Did you know that the first person to be fined for speeding was Walter Arnold in 1896? Apparently, this reckless British driver was doing an outrageous 8 mph in a 2 mph zone. So there really is a first for everything. Read the rest of this entry »