Spring is definitely here and our little dogs are enjoying being able to come and go from outdoors to indoors as the weather is balmy and the slider is open. Truth be told I’m as happy as they are because sunshine always cheers me up.
April has come and gone in a flurry of activity. The theme of the month was the title of this post. You can train your brain to become happier and that’s my intention. I do get by with help from friends, who provide excellent advice such as 15 Positive Tips to Be Happy right NOW!, and […]
Though it’s technically possible to be connected thousands of people thousands of miles away—anytime, anywhere—too much of a good thing can lead to a bad place. Solitude is a human need and to deny it is unhealthy for both mind and body. Living in a technologically connected 24/7 society that undervalues solitude and overvalues attachment […]
Evergreens are a symbol of rebirth and you could say I am blessed, because everything I need for my evergreen wreath making is free of charge and readily available. Every December I walk in the woods with my small wheelbarrow, a hand saw and pruning shears to collect wreath making materials. Fallen cedar, fir and […]
The holidays are here! It’s a wonderful time of year when the twinkling lights go up on trees and we awake, as my Beloved and I did today, to a snowy winter wonderland. The winds are blowing, the sky is thick with falling snowflakes, and the power is surging on and off. So in case […]
What triggered happiness or joy in your life during the month of February 2012? For me happiness is surviving (without drugs) a 3 week-long excruciatingly painful Shingles (chicken pox virus recurrence) attack t affected both my optic and auditory nerves and that could have led to complications like these:
Winter Solstice officially occurred at 5.30am on 22 December 2011. At Winter Solstice the sun is closer to horizon than any other time of the year. The shortest day of the year, with just eight hours and twenty three minutes of sunlight, in the northern hemisphere Winter Solstice is the date marks the first day […]