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Beekeeping With A Smile

Does it pay to keep honeybees?  I get that question often in our beekeeping association’s beginner beekeeper school we hold every year. My answer…. Does it pay to kiss a loved one?  Does it pay to hug a child?  to look at beautiful things like Read more…


Do These Five Things To Become the Person You Aspire To Be

Its time to dig up those dreams that got buried under old assumptions standards and expectations. Have you ever found yourself in big trouble because you “assumed” something that turned out to be false? Of course!  That’s because an assumption is a belief, presumption, or Read more…


OVERCOMING FAUX-HAPPINESS

 It’s the Happy Helmet, Ren! Now you’ll always be happy! And this is the remote control, and I use this dial to control how happy you are!  Stimpy to Ren on “The Helmet” Whoever came up with the phrase “Fake it ’till you make it,”  Read more…


NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS: 3 FACTORS FOR SUCCESS

Are you struggling to come up with a New Years resolution?  Or even considering not making one, but at the same time you want a more fulfilling life with more Happy Places?  According to a University of Scranton Department of Psychology study, people who took Read more…


TELEGRAMS FROM HEAVEN

Kairos – The time of the spirit We experience Chronos, the time of man, every day, all day and night.  Chronos is clock time.  We experience Kairos, (ki-ross) the metaphysical time of the spirit, when events come together at the right and opportune time, and Read more…


LIVE FROM THE INSIDE-OUT: Five Sure-Fire Ways To Improve Your Self-Esteem

Why is positive self-esteem so important? By definition self-esteem is how you feel about yourself. Your opinion is the only one that matters when it comes to your self-esteem.  Negative feelings and beliefs about yourself will prevent you from moving forward. Positive feelings and beliefs will Read more…


SOMETIMES BEING A QUITTER IS GOOD FOR YOU!

Especially when it comes to smoking. Back in the day (That’s baby-boomer speak for a long, long, time ago.) smoking was cool.    Commercials, billboards and TV shows portrayed smoking as glamorous.  My teenage friends and I had to try smoking at least once so we Read more…


3 EASY THINGS YOU CAN START DOING NOW TO “MAKE A HAPPY DAY”

1.    Wake up Refreshed – Sleep ‘till You’re Finished.   I have never been a morning person.  I always marveled at the ambitious people who popped out of bed ready to run their morning mile and get their adrenaline rush before going in to work.  Read more…


EMBRACE THE SEASON – AUTUMN ROAD TRIP TIME

I love, love, love, warm weather.  Cold weather, not so much.  As I write in my gratitude journal, I realize, a little bit of  cold weather is certainly better than some of the alternatives.  With Autumn being hurricane season here, we’ve been through two already Read more…


7 EXCUSES FOR UNHAPPINESS & HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

“You are where your are supposed to be, at this moment.”  Will Houck It has been said the origin of every excuse is the failure to do something. Below are seven common excuses for unhappiness, and some ideas on how to replace excuses with finding Read more…