Archive for May, 2012

Will We Always Be Pursuing Happiness?

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
pursuit of happiness

When I chose the name for this site a couple years ago, I wondered if it was a good idea to focus on the idea of pursuing happiness. Don’t we want to eventually arrive somewhere?

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Happiness Highlights: In Memory

Monday, May 28th, 2012
memorial day

Every Monday, I start my week by highlighting what made me happy from the previous week, because gratitude is the first step in learning how to be happier. This week I got fantastic news on the work front and spent a ton of time hanging out with my family and friends here in Iowa. My [...]

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Extremism is Easier than Being Happy in Real Life

Friday, May 25th, 2012
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One of the biggest obstacles to being happy and living intentionally is real life. Is extremism the answer?

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What I Learned About Success From High School Girls

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
try outs

A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to help judge drill team try outs at the high school in my hometown. It gave me time to return to something I love and taught me about success and the people who can help you make it happen.

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Happiness Highlights: Motherhood Moments

Monday, May 21st, 2012
devin new cell pohone

Every Monday, I start my week by highlighting what made me happy from the previous week, because gratitude is the first step in learning how to be happier. My to-do list items flowed unfinished from one day into the next last week like water running up and down the locks of the Panama Canal. Every [...]

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