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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

~ Maya Angelou ~

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Can you be happy riding through life, even with a flat tyre?
Are you happy despite your hassles?

Happy With Hassles

October 10th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 11 secs

 

Can you be happy riding through life, even with a flat tyre?

Real life is hardly happy. At least, not all the time. For starters, there is too much stuff that’s unpleasant. disagreeable, and downright annoying. Yet, that is exactly where happy lives live. Read the rest of this entry »

Is this meant to be happy?
Is this what happiness is?

Warning! Happy Tips

September 23rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 8 secs

Is this meant to be funny?

Happiness is not a habit. Despite all the well-meaning advice peppering the web, being happy is not a routine brush your teeth exercise. Lasting happiness (the kind we all want) comes from the heart. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy? Hardly. I'm mad!
Do you mind? I'm having a "mad" right now. Please don't spoil it.

Happy Being Mad

September 2nd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 6 secs

Happy? Hardly. I’m mad!

How can anyone be happy being mad? Isn’t that a total contradiction? Well “yes” and, err, “no.” Read the rest of this entry »

Doing what I love makes me happy.
I'm happy doing what matters to me.

Why You’re Better Off Being Happy

August 4th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 32 secs

Doing what I love makes me happy.

I’ve got good news for you: you’re better off being happy. Not the put on, ping-pong ball eyed “look at me being happy, happy, happy” type happiness. But the kind of happiness that comes from satisfaction. Read the rest of this entry »

"I can haz happy list"
"Shouldn't you be writing this happy list, not me?"

Will a List Make You Happy?

June 17th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 16 secs

"I think you're the one meant to do this happy list."

Can drawing up a list possibly make you happy? Well let’s experiment to find out. Get out a sheet of paper and rule a line down the middle. Head one side “Things That Make Me Happy” and the other, “Things That Leave Me Unhappy.” Read the rest of this entry »

It doesn't take much for me to be happy.
Isn't it amazing how much happiness comes from being thankful?

How to be Happy in 3 Places

May 17th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 30 secs

It doesn't take much for me to be happy.

Did I say “Happy in 3 Places”? Actually there’s more. But three will suffice. I like being happy in more of course. But, three will definitely do. You could start with your toes (Have you studied them lately?) and if you do, you’ll notice that they’re having a pretty tough time of it. Surely they deserve better. If you’re kind to these little guys, you’ll find they’ll seem much happier too. Read the rest of this entry »

How happy do you feel being you?
Do you feel happy being you? Or is being happy just another duty?

Happy: Heaven or Hassle?

March 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 25 secs

How happy do you feel being you?

Happy about your life? Or are you at that point where strangling that cat, yelling at your partner, and ditching the kids seems reasonable? Read the rest of this entry »

Being happy is about expressing your best.
How important is it to have a happy life?

Happy You

March 24th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 0 secs

Being happy is about expressing your best.

Happy” is one of those words that we all understand. But at the same time, being happy is hard to fully explain. Does happy merely mean having happy feelings? Or is happy an attitude, a choice, or a mixture of all three? Read the rest of this entry »

Happy returns? You've come to the wrong place.
Happy returns? Not likely.

How Many Happy Returns Have You Had?

February 16th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 1 sec

Happy returns? You've come to the wrong place.

“What do you mean they don’t fit? How can “one-size-fits-all” socks not fit? Okay, If you’re not happy I’ll take them back.”

Getting refunds and exchanges done isn’t always easy. In fact, it takes a scrap of compassion to ensure they are happy returns.  But, sadly, sympathy and sales don’t necessarily mix. Read the rest of this entry »

Stop that happy stuff!
Being happy is not allowed on Mondays!

Stop! You’re Not Allowed to Be Happy!

February 4th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 37 secs

Stop that happy stuff!

Something is wrong when people blame you for being happy. You might be chuckling over something funny one moment; then being dragged over hot coals the next. You can get into a lot of trouble being happy, and I have the scars to prove it. Read the rest of this entry »