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Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness! by Dr. Hal S. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Jun 2010 9:13am "We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Man are created equal,  that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights, that amongst these are the Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness".  This is a quote from the Declaration of Independence. The framers of our government realized the importance of freedom f ... Read on »
Too much pursuit of happiness? by Douglas E. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sat 01 Dec 2012 6:35pm “I believe the ultimate aim of all human beings is to obtain happiness and a sense of fulfillment.” The Dalai Lama “The effort to try and feel happy is often precisely the thing that makes us miserable.” Oliver Burkeman Seemingly endowed with endless effervescent glee, Drew Barrymore has expressed an attitude about happiness and pos ... Read on »
Bliss happens: The non-pursuit of happiness by Nora L. Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:04pm The past few days I have been thinking about what I wanted to write about for this post. I have a long list of topics I am excited to cover: how to prepare various grains, repairing your digestive system, natural remedies for sleep difficulties...... but none of them felt right for right now. So, then I asked myself, well what are you thinkin ... Read on »
The Pursuit of Happiness by Social Psychology Eye Posted Sun 24 Jul 2011 6:03pm By: Megan Birney We all want to be happy.  It’s something we’ve learned to strive for and likely the primary motivator for trying to land that perfect job, find your soul mate, start a family, get that promotion or buy that dream home.  The idea of happiness has been embedded in American culture since the Declaration of Independence ... Read on »
Questioning Your Pursuit of Happiness by Mary K Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 Sep 2012 10:03pm Today we have a guest post from Darnell George, who invites you to take some time today to reflect on the choices you’re currently making to see how well they line up with your current version of your grandest vision of a truly happy life. Check it out: That carefree feeling of being a kid, running around and exploring the giant ... Read on »
The Pursuit of Happiness by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 5:30am In a recent email exchange with Lilalia, a gifted artist who blogs at Yum Yum Cafe , we discussed the idea of happiness. Lilalia is also gifted at pushing me toward more serious thought on subjects I might have only glossed in the past. Referencing a podcast she had listened to, Lilalia wrote that “One of the leaders mention how the ... Read on »
Dr. Romance on The Pursuit of Happiness by Dr. Tina Tessina, Phd "Dr. Romance" Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 07 Feb 2011 12:00am Dr. Romance  writes:  The founding fathers of our country saw the “pursuit of happiness” as an inalienable right – so important they embedded it in the DNA of the United States of America, by writing it into the Preamble to the Constitution.  It was a profoundly new idea at the time.  With it, they set wheels in motion that have b ... Read on »
Too much pursuit of happiness? (part 2) by Douglas E. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 4:49pm “We’re taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they’re of equal value as happiness, excitement and inspiration.” Alanis Morissette To live a full life, we need to deal with extreme and self-limiting levels of feelings like anger, anxiety and depression. But too often, people run away from or try to suppress emotio ... Read on »
8 Ways to Simplify the Pursuit of Happiness by MarcAndAngel Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Jan 2013 11:12pm There are specific disciplines and ways of seeing the world that you have to understand before you can awaken to a simpler, happier life. Sometimes we make life more complicated than it is.  We attach our happiness to achievement and then look for it in all the wrong ways and in all the wrong places. Of course, you don’t have ... Read on »
On the Pursuit of Happiness by Ashley Posted Wed 13 Feb 2013 12:00am Curating posts for the  Life is Sweet  project has been unlike anything I imagined it to be. I initially thought I would reach out to some bloggers and friends about writing and go from there. When I posted a call for writers on Facebook and Twitter, I received a lot of interest from people from various parts of my life - those I've met through ... Read on »