Monthly Archives: June 2012

Work Sisters

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently, allows you to grow.” William Shakespeare We have friends in all walks of our lives: school friends, … Continue reading

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The Happiness Army

Sometimes you need to gird yourself for happiness, like a warrior preparing for battle. There will be forces out there that try to derail you, but you can arm yourself with tools that help get you through the day. Confidence, … Continue reading

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Happiest Country in the World

Just a quickie here. I’ve just heard on the news that Costa Rica is the happiest country in the world. Hmmm.

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Show, don’t tell

It was one week ago that my boss told me he didn’t think I was happy and I began The Happiness Plan. Today, I wanted to go into his office and tell him how I’m doing. I wanted to say, … Continue reading

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Well, hello, shin splints

I started my workout plan today. I geared up, made sure my ipod had juice and set my phone to vibrate. Plugging into the Black Eyed Peas’ I Gotta Feeling, I took the first step and off I went. Turning … Continue reading

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Left hand turns

The population of the town where I live swells in the summer to tens of thousands. Although the revenue coming into town is appreciated, the sheer numbers of extra people are hard to deal with. It takes longer to do … Continue reading

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I’ve got spirit, how ’bout you?

I meant to start my Happiness Plan today by walking after work. It’s been a while since I’ve really exercised, and I know the joy my body finds even doing a minimum of a work out. It is a major … Continue reading

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