How To Be Happy – Step 3 of 12

“Don’t take yourself too seriously. Don’t think that somehow you should be protected from misfortune that befalls other people.”  (Robert Louis Stevenson) Hmm, although I completely agree with this, I think it misses the mark a little. I don’t think anyone, except the extreme narcissist, thinks that they should be protected from misfortune that befalls … More How To Be Happy – Step 3 of 12

How To Be Happy?

I bought a book a few weeks ago with all kinds of quotes, poems and sayings about trying to live happily. There is a section called “How To Be Happy” with a list of 12 suggestions for trying to find happiness in your current life (list written by Robert Louis Stevenson). At first, I scoffed and … More How To Be Happy?

Fear Of Change

This last year has been nice in many ways, less general life stresses. This was not by chance though; I avoided anything I could that would send me over an edge. I avoided the family that had hurt me. I avoided social situations. I avoided full-time work and took a part-time job with a position … More Fear Of Change