Posts Tagged ‘being present’

Is that Action an Expression of Happiness?

What if you could break down every action of every person on the planet as an expression of happiness or a call for happiness?

Expressions of happiness: writing a good book, playing a piano solo, baking a cake, taking a bike ride, doing a great job on a presentation…

Calls for happiness: getting called into the principal’s office for pranks, cutting off someone on the freeway, feeling sad, pushing someone out of the way to get ahead…

Now, next time you run into a situation where someone is calling for happiness, could you reach out and give them a hand? An understanding look? What will you do?

_ Sad eye _

Edited: April 11th, 2017

Life is a Lotus Flower Blooming

Life unfolds anew each day. Your own personal lotus flower unfolding. Treasure this.

荷花~Lotus

Edited: September 13th, 2011

Breaking down before breaking through

The worst breakdowns happen before the biggest breakthroughs. Getting through a very difficult time in your life gives you compassion, insight and wisdom. Letting go of old ways can be dicey. Know a breakthrough is in store.

New Life - 52 WFND 6/52

Edited: February 27th, 2011

Tiny Steps

Don’t be afraid you’re not going fast enough. Don’t be afraid you’re not happy enough, or you’re not learning quickly enough. Everything happens at its right time, and you are in the right place, right now, and you are doing beautifully. Take a small step. Lots of small steps make giant leaps.

Beach walking

Edited: December 7th, 2010

Creativity is Happiness

Creativity feels awake, excited, energized, happy, full, anticipating more. Awaken your creativity today. Ask, it will come.

When The Sun Rises

Edited: November 14th, 2010

You can Create a Bigger Playground

Consider the walls you have built were built for a reason. So, don’t hate them. Don’t resist them. Know that the walls of your life were built to keep you safe, and you can break free from them at any time. You created your walls, you can create a bigger playground for your life.

Bhumibold Bridge Reflection - Thonburi

Edited: October 20th, 2010

Listen to your Intuition

In quiet, guidance emerges. When you honor your intuition, you strengthen the voice within that is never wrong. It’s a beautiful thing. Happiness emerges. Listen today, for the voice.

Little stars

Edited: October 18th, 2010

Why Pets Are the Key

Well, pets are not the key for every person. But pets are present. Pets live for right this instant. If you can talk to your pet, they are looking around, right now, considering what is good (or what they need) right now. Generally pets live very in the moment. When you pet your dog, or ride your horse, you can tap into that space of feeling present. Consider living in that space of being present. In your present, what is? This is the key to happiness.

Edited: October 4th, 2010

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