Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tracking Happiness

I feel compelled to (once again) visit this James Baldwin quote: “People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead … Continue reading


A Sentence of Happiness

Following up last week’s post, below is a brief summary of every political speech ever made: “I am an authority on all things authoritative, with Truth and Wisdom gained from (and credentials bestowed upon me by) those who at one … Continue reading

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Political Happiness

‘Politics’ may seem an odd choice of topic for a site that professes ‘A Philosophy of Happiness and Hope’. At first glance, it does not seem likely that power and control in ‘any’ arena could possibly narrow the gap on … Continue reading

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Daily Happiness

What is the difference between a Good Day and a Bad Day? Do emotions always trump reason? How long does it take the average person to rationally work their way back from a garden-variety emotional spike (positive or negative) in … Continue reading

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Humble Happiness

Last week I encouraged myself to let go of my ego. I contemplated a society with no egos and wondered if the commonality would be loneliness and despair or compassion and community. I am guessing that question arose because the … Continue reading

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