Monthly Archives: January 2012

#257 – “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Ward

A  handwritten thank you note stands a much better chance of being retained and staying in someone’s mind for much longer than an e-mail.  So if you want to stand out in someone’s mind, write a hand written thank you note when someone does … Continue reading

Posted in action, affirmative contemplation, attitude, happiness, Inspiration, kindness and compassion, life and love, life coach | Leave a comment

#256 – Drink more water – The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer by Dan Buettner

Water helps to reduce inflamation in the body and extend life. A German study also found that drinking 17 ounces of water (a little more than two cups) can increase calorie-blasting 24 percent.  The general recommendation is to drink eight eight ounce … Continue reading

Posted in action, affirmative contemplation, happiness, Inspiration, life coach, Self Help | Tagged | Leave a comment

#255 – A satisying marriage is a result when partners are similar and share the same values and goals. “Happiness Advice from Life’s Graying Edge” by Jane Brody, NY Times,D7 January 10, 2012

What I have learned over the years is that excitement is not love and that for a marriage to last, friendship, mutual respect, common interests, a willingness to give and take and admit it when you’re wrong as well as a deep love and … Continue reading

Posted in action, affirmative contemplation, attitude, Blogroll, happiness, Inspiration, kindness and compassion, life and love | Leave a comment

#254 – The essentials to happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Immanuel Kant, philosopher

Once you have the basic essentials to life, which are air, water, food, shelter and clothing, then it’s time to work on having a good life. I found out a long time ago that having material things, unless they add comfort or quality … Continue reading

Posted in action, affirmative contemplation, attitude, happiness, Inspiration, kindness and compassion, life and love, life coach | Leave a comment