Tomorrow would have been the 47th birthday of my friend Eric. He passed away this year, just a few months ago, doing something he loved. He was training for a triathlon and pumping himself to compete, achieving goal after goal … Continue reading
This week I’ve experienced moments of serenity. Wonderful, singular, restful moments of tranquility that have been calm ports in the storm of the normal. I arrived early for a late-afternoon meeting in Woods Hole and entered the fray of seeking … Continue reading
It was a Lucy N. kind of day. The art teacher where I work paints breathtaking portraits of sky — beautiful blue with wispy white cotton clouds, and my sister and I felt like we were in one of her … Continue reading
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
Just a quickie here. I’ve just heard on the news that Costa Rica is the happiest country in the world. Hmmm.
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