HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS – HEAVEN OR HELL?

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of Hell, a hell of heaven.” Milton                 Here we go again – whizzing into another holiday season with a sense that the year has passed by all to quickly.  With thoughts now turning to balancing hectic schedules and family get-togethers, the mind […]

Practicing Gratitude

  As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I am an avid quote “searcher”. I LOVE exploring different means and sources to find that one quote that really resonates with me and gets me to think about things on a deeper level. The other day I ended up stumbling upon one that really hit […]

On the road to happiness, one step at a time.

This week it seems that MindBodyGreen has published a surplus of articles all relating back to happiness. The first article that I came across was by Shannon Kaiser on “20 Signs You’re Happier Than You Give Yourself Credit For.” This sparked my interest right away, as I have  found that I describe myself as unhappy […]

What should I be doing? What’s the right question? (Just be here.)

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking forward. What’s next? What should I be doing? Is this getting me where I want to go? I was talking to friends about trying to be less stressed about things like this, about not being so future-focused. One said “Well, what would happen if you just […]

Happiness Quotient

Recently at LSRG someone told us about the web app called Illuum (www.illuum.com), and we decided to check it out. Turns out, the app is pretty simple. As the homepage states, “Illuum is a new web app to track, study and improve your happiness…It gets you out of your head and shows you things you […]