Category Archives: Mindfulness

Why Not Choose Happiness?

I recently attended an all-day conference on happiness entitled ‘The Habits of Happy People’. It was sponsored by the Institute for Brain Potential and the speaker was Dennis Marikis, Ph.D. The beauty of the social work profession is that you … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Visually Impaired Eyes of This Beholder

The cruise through middle age has offered some wonderful stops for the enlightenment of my mind, but it’s been no pleasure trip for the physical body. At this very moment my soul blossoms as my looks dwindle and I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Job of Having Fun

I noticed last month I was trying to schedule ‘fun’ into my calendar.  If that’s not pathetic enough, it would amuse you to know I was failing miserably.  I’ve come to the realize that my serious side dominates me.  I … Continue reading

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The forgotten ‘Here and Now’

We’ve all heard the phrases ‘live in the moment’, ‘life is passing you by’, or ‘stop and smell the roses’. How many of us, however, heed their advice? I would assert that it cannot be done in these modern times … Continue reading

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