The secret to a happy life: Give up hope. Or, should I say, hope wisely. Cultivate wise hope. In When Things Fall Apart, Pema Chodron writes: "You could even put 'Abandon hope' on your refrigerator door instead of more conventional aspirations..." Chapter 7: Hopelessness and Death "Without giving up hope—that there's somewhere better to be,… Continue reading Smile Pretty & Abandon Hope.
A positive frame of mind is a habit. How have you silenced the propaganda factory of negativity with positive thought and behavior in your life in 2011? How has this changed your day-to-day being? o “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." ~Franklin D. Roosevelt v Heidi Johnson provided… Continue reading December 10 – Ananda (Joy)