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Many years ago I read an article about the four traits of happy people.  I never forgot them. They were Optimism, Extroversion, Self-Esteem and a Sense of Being in Control. Before my marital problems, I can honestly say I spent my entire life feeling happy. There were definite challenges along the way. No life is…

There are great benefits to being happy. It allows one to fully engage in the present and contribute well to the world. Happiness casts a living shield and makes it difficult for the negative aspects of life to stick. It is a given that life will present unhappiness. It cannot be avoided. However, the following…

I am texting a friend. “Now that I have my happy back,” I say. Wow! Not that long ago, I couldn’t imagine that this day would come. I think the overall moral of my story to getting my happy back is to recognize that two wrongs do not make a right. Sure, I wasn’t the…

I walk towards the grocery store. I stop and hug my friend, “Cookie.” She is always helping others and today she is collecting food for those in need this Thanksgiving. I make my rounds through the store and stop to drop off groceries with her as I exit. A while later I receive this text,…

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