Tag Archives: happiness

Filling Our Own Well

My friend Carol always says, “We have to fill our own well.” That is just like the link on Gretchen Rubin‘s Happiness Project blog. She wrote that we need to be emotionally self-sufficient to get closer to other people. If … Continue reading

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How Can You Smile After Tragedy?

Why was that man from yesterday’s post smiling? After all he went through — the Resistance, the Holocaust, wars, and on and on, how dare he smile? There are some of us who prefer to keep the thorny crown of martyrdom on … Continue reading

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Knock Knock. Who’s There?

Knock knock. Who’s there? Banana. Knock knock. Who’s there? Banana. Knock knock? Who’s there? Orange. Orange you glad I didn’t say banana? Kids love knock knock jokes. They can teach us something, too. How often do we hear the knock on … Continue reading

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Who’s Living Rent-Free In Your Head?

I was talking to a friend of mine in his pet store the other day. Sam has a fish tank with the most exotic tropical fish. Those fish as beautiful as you could imagine, with flashing purples, neon blues and … Continue reading

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Stop and Surrender

Sometimes I go kicking and fighting into the next chapter of my life. Sometimes I don’t want to follow through on the marching orders that I’ve been given. It could be a divorce, a move to another apartment, a new … Continue reading

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