Category: Happiness

The Time I Was Incredibly Rude at the Airport, and the Invaluable Life Lesson I Learned from It

The life lesson I learned by getting mad at taxi drivers, airport security and missing my kids’ spring break.

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Years ago, I committed to speak at a conference, without realizing at the time that this speaking engagement would cause me to miss most of my children’s spring break.

When the event was over, I wanted to get home as quickly as possible so that I could spend at least a day with my kids before they went back to college.

I’d already arranged to catch an earlier flight over the phone.

I thought everything was sorted out for me to arrive home early…

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One Dad’s Fun, Annual Tradition for Honoring and Deepening His Relationship with His Adult Daughter

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A few years ago, I received a call from a friend of mine who was ecstatic after a breakthrough weekend that he’d just had with his daughter.

That previous Friday afternoon, he’d driven to his daughter’s college campus for the annual Parent’s Weekend.

Between her school work, her boyfriend and her packed social schedule, his daughter’s calendar always seemed to be wonderfully full – and this being her senior year, she seemed to be even busier than usual!

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3 Strange Ways to Improve Your Love Life

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, today I’d like to share three strange ways that you can greatly improve your love life. If you’re single and looking to meet that someone special, I think that you’ll find these three tips truly helpful…

And if you’re not single, feel free to share this blog post with someone in your life who isn’t in a relationship, but who would love to be! I’m sure they’ll thank you for sharing this information with them.

These three strange ways that you can greatly improve your love life come to you courtesy of my son, love and relationships expert, Mat Boggs.

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A Powerful Practice for Spicing Up a Stale Relationship

Do you feel that your relationship has lost its spark? If so, you’re not alone!

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Over the years, I’ve worked with countless clients who looked like they “had it all” from the outside: fulfilling careers, comfortable lives, and beautiful families.

Yet after just a few minutes of speaking with them, they’d often confess that something BIG was missing from their lives. Despite their success, they found themselves struggling to connect with their long-term partners.

And every time I meet someone who’s run into this kind of roadblock in their relationship, I think back to something that happened to me many years ago.

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You Were Born to Be Happy, Not Perfect

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So many of us strive for perfection in our daily lives.

In the media and all around us, we are continually exposed to images of the perfect body, the perfect family, the perfect career, the perfect life and the perfect home.

The pressure to be perfect can sometimes feel overwhelming, and this can cause us to make an enormous effort to ensure that nobody finds out what’s really going on “behind the scenes” of our life.

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How to Deal with Negative Naysayers with Love & Compassion to Maintain Happiness

Do you have negative naysayers in your life — people who may be trying to discourage you from pursuing your goals and dreams?

How do you handle this type of negative criticism, so that you can maintain your happiness and positive thinking, and keep moving forward toward what it is that you would truly love?

Any time you seek to stretch beyond your comfort zone, and set a great goal for yourself or take some new kind of positive action toward a dream that you have, there will often be people in your life who are not as supportive as you would really like them to be…

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What Gandhi Wants You to Know About the Power of Positive Thinking

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

-Mahatma Gandhi

What does this mean? How does it embody the power of positive thinking… and how does it instruct us on finding happiness?

We think, we speak words, and we take action. But when our words and actions are not in alignment, we are essentially teaching ourselves and others that we can’t be trusted.

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Listen To The Love

Have you ever paused to think that you are really a human being, and not a human “doing”?
Today is an invitation for you to pause in your normal activity, to set aside your “to do list” and enter deeply into the magnificent feeling of your “being-ness.”

Today is an opportunity to be available to life as it flows through you. Be available to the mystery today. Be available to the awe, rapture and wonder of your own aliveness. Experience the colors that are around you, the sounds, and notice how everything pulses with energy.

When you pause for a moment and let go of your busyness and your “to do list” you open space for appreciating the here and now. From this pause, that voice in you that always beckons you to more makes itself known.

Listen to the voice of love within you; it is the voice of your own beautiful becoming.

Listen to love.

Live in Wonderment,

Mary Morrissey

How to Overcome the Holiday Blues, and Create a Great 2016

Many of us spend the holiday season giving to others, sharing our love, and enjoying it… but we don’t always take the time to take care of ourselves and our own hopes and dreams!

As a result, some of us end up feeling let down, tired, and unprepared to manifest our dreams in the New Year. I felt that way for a long time… but then I discovered something that changed my life, and I want to share it with you! (more…)