Practical Happiness

100 Powerful Questions Everyone Should Ask

August 10, 2012
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Here are 100 powerful questions I often ask myself.  My answers help me live a more authentic, satisfying, and happy life. Do I mean what I’m saying? Am I saying what I want to communicate? What is true for me right now? Can I simply state my truth? What do I have to lose by […]

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How to Reduce Stress

July 3, 2012
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We are all familiar with the dreadful feeling of stress.  Here are a few things I have learned that help me feel less stress in my life. 1.  It is possible to be busy, and not stressed.  The key is to be fully present with everything you do.  Stress results from needless thinking.  When you […]

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How to Fix Any Mess

May 29, 2012
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Here is a guide to fixing almost any mess you find yourself in.  Fixing a mess is like untangling a ball of yarn.  The task can feel overwhelming.  The tangled ball is messy.  The knots are complicated. You don’t know where to start.  You wonder whether it’s worth the effort.  You want to throw the […]

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“Help” is Not a Four Letter Word

April 17, 2012
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Life is beautiful.  But it can feel hard at times.  And when it does, we struggle.  Often alone, and for long.  Until our good energy has been drained.  Until precious moments have passed.  And until the clock can no longer be turned back.  Because we were too independent.  Too proud.  Or too ashamed to get […]

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Strategies for Dealing With Change

April 3, 2012
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Change is inevitable.  But whether it seems positive or negative, or is planned or unplanned, it can be difficult to cope with.  Here are some strategies I use to help me transition through change as smoothly as possible. 1.  Expect change to feel hard. Change is hard.  It puts us in unfamiliar situations.  And unfamiliar situations feel uncomfortable even when they […]

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