What makes us happy?

This blog is very apt today because it matches my unhappy mood. Do we really know how to be happy, or is happiness something we fleetingly come in and out of?

It’s not always easy to say what makes us happy. Some of us will automatically know, it may take others time to find out. It’s innate, happiness comes from within. If it’s not obvious, we need to …

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29 Feb, 2012

Happy, relaxed and calm

Happy people have low moods, disappointments and problems just as people who have unhappy dispositions do, the only difference is that happy people will adapt more easily so that they deal with their disappointments and low moods swiftly and with good grace.

You only have to observe happy people to see how relaxed and calm they are. They have a relaxed and calm demeanour about them, regardless of what they’re dealing with. Happy people generally …

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26 Feb, 2012

Relationships & being judged

When it comes to relationships, I believe we mustn’t feel guilty about decisions we make if it means we’re supporting our emotional wellbeing. There seems to be an element of guilt that continually ties us into our relationships. We find it hard to walk away.

We also think that we will somehow be judged by other people for coming out of those relationships, but it really doesn’t work that way. It’s better to come out, than it is to stay with someone who …

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25 Feb, 2012

Dealing with illness

Things are never easy for the one who is terminally ill, or the family dealing with their loved one being terminally ill as my situation has shown. I’m tired and although I am mentally okay with what’s happening, keeping up with it all can be even more tiring.

It’s important to spend as much time with someone who is terminally ill, but I have chosen to focus on both because that’s important too. It would be easy for me to spend every waking moment in …

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21 Feb, 2012