Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year!

We like ‘New’. New toys; a new car; a new baby; a new job; a new outlook; a New Year. ‘New’ frequently offers hope; and hope makes us feel good. The key word is ‘feel’. Hope begins as an internal … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the houses The people were hunched over keyboards and mouses The posts were all hung on the blog with great care In hopes that the readers soon would be there Alas though, … Continue reading

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Joy and Happiness

This past week I have shed tears of joy, thanks to the birth of a beautiful new Granddaughter. This is my first Grandchild and I had no idea until this past Wednesday the emotions this event would bring forth. There … Continue reading

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Happiness Despite Disappointment

I have very high expectations for myself and am frequently disappointed. An unfortunate corollary to these unrealistically high standards is their transference to others; thus others often disappoint as well. It is sometimes a struggle to find Happiness in the … Continue reading

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Questioning Happiness

When I think of Happiness as defined and conceptualized on this web site, I don’t know the answers to the questions below. Is Happiness contagious? Is Unhappiness contagious? What role (if any) does humor play in Happiness? What is the … Continue reading

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