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Joy and Happiness as a Way of Life

People who know me know that I have spent a lot of time traveling and living overseas.  There’s almost nothing I love more than being in a new place where everything is different.  It is definitely not always easy, but it gives you a perspective you can’t really get in a 9-5 life.

One of the beautiful things I was lucky enough to experience while living in Thailand is the idea of sanuk. Continue reading Joy and Happiness as a Way of Life

Gratitude- How it affects you and why it’s so important

With 100,000+ hits on YouTube at last check, you may have already seen this adorable video of the little girl who is given a paperclip as a gift.  Beyond being seriously cute (almost as cute as the little girl that rules my house with glitter and tutus) it has a beautiful message about gratitude.   It got me thinking, why is gratitude so important? It feels good and doesn’t take much effort, but what is it affecting?

The answer is a lot, and it all relates back to your happiness.  Here are some of the big ones. Continue reading Gratitude- How it affects you and why it’s so important