Posts Tagged ‘peace’

Do You Have Holiday Stress? Come Sit By Me


I am going to have a happy holiday. Really. And I’d like to invite you to join me.


Finding Happiness in Loss

holding my dads hand

The week your dad dies is not what you’d normally consider happy, and yet I don’t have to look hard to find moments worth highlighting.


The Power of Peace

costa rica the power of peace

Understanding how a Central American country survives without an army could help you define happiness on your own terms.


You Can’t Be Happy If You Run From Your Feelings

stop running from your feelings

I used to ask my therapist what I was supposed to do with all of my bad feelings. “Feelings aren’t good or bad,” she’d say. “Feelings just are. The only thing you can do is feel them.” She was only partly right, as it turns out. The other thing I can do is run from them – but that never seems to work out very well for me.


Living Between the Events

I am a goal-oriented person. I’m constantly working towards something. A garage sale. A trip. A move. A deadline. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the journey as much as the destination, but I enjoy a journey with direction so much more than aimless wandering. But I think real happiness – real peace – is […]