Category Archives: 40 days

The Art of Happiness book Review

This is the only book I have read by the┬áDalai Lama and I will make a point to read more by him. I’ve loved watching him over the years on TV and appreciate his sweet smile and peaceful point of … Continue reading

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Day 39: Day dream and Links I like

Day dreaming, zoning out, and experiencing long moments of spacious non thinking has GREAT VALUE. They quiet the mind and feed the soul. ACTIVITY: Bypass the guilt of doing nothing for a few moments. When you are done, having fun … Continue reading

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Day 38: Say a little prayer

Prayer can be introspective AND transformative. ASSIGNMENT: Recite a prayer you’ve memorized or create your own. Repeat it throughout your day. Make sure you say it quietly to yourself when you cross a threshold, like the doorways in your home.

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Day 37: touch base

Finishing emotional business can be very freeing and usually leads to a fresh start. ASSIGNMENT: Call someone today who you haven’t spoken to in a while or at least write them a letter/email/text… Reconnect, thank, apologize, or make a clean … Continue reading

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Day 36: Nature’s joy and its impermanence

                                        In a few short weeks we will head on vacation to Idaho and Montana, the great outdoors!     I … Continue reading

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Day 33: Shake it off

I was walking our dog, Bacchus, the other day when another dog (who was off his leash) ran up to him and started barking and growling. Bacchus’ hair stood on end and he growled back, obviously scared. The owner of … Continue reading

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Day 31: Links I like

Today is Grace’s first trip on BART so I write this as we head into San Francisco. So far she is a happy girl. Are you too Skinny? This mom learns to let go. Oh, how I long for this … Continue reading

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