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My Amazing Do-Not-Do List: NOT Doing These 5 Things Is a Recipe for Everyday Happiness

By Linda Ward October 31, 2023

Do you have a To Do list or a honey do list? Writing things down that need to be done is a good way to keep them front and center in your thinking. It’s rewarding and gives a sense of accomplishment to check off the things as they are completed…

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You can Experience Everyday Happiness – Just Give It a Try!

By Linda Ward February 12, 2021

Has it been a while since you felt happy? Perhaps you think happiness is a “pie in the sky” kind of feeling that others have. The pandemic, health issues, job concerns, money, loss of loved ones, and so much more in life can bring times…

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Are Everyday Stresses Preventing You from Finding Happiness in Your 60s?

By Margaret Manning February 16, 2017

There is a powerful song by David Bowie, called “Under Pressure.” In the song, he sings about those days “when it never rains, but pours.”

What David captures so eloquently is the fact that stress has the potential to overwhelm our defenses and make us feel out of control. When our minds are consumed with worry and stress, positivity becomes a distant dream. Our negative thoughts feed on each other and grow stronger with every cycle. Read More

It’s Time to Take Part in Your Own Happiness

By Linda Ward September 01, 2023

I remember years ago talking to my husband about how when certain events would happen, we would be happier. This included life events like his pay raise, paying off our bills, getting pregnant, then looked ahead to when our kids started school…

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Have We Made Happiness Too Hard to Find?

By Linda Ward April 25, 2023

Did you wake up today feeling down? Do you think you need to do something quickly to overcome that feeling and get your emotions back on the happiness track? Does your husband or friend try to cheer you up? Do you feel like a failure if you don’t feel happy?

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3 Steps to Finding Happiness After a Divorce After 50

By Martha Bodyfelt March 23, 2022

You’ve probably done something like this, too: Relying on external factors to make you happy after a decades-long marriage. This can sabotage your ability to move on and recover from divorce. Discovering happiness is not easy. But we will go nowhere…

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Writing an Autobiography Can Help You to Find Happiness After 60

By Margaret Manning February 18, 2019

The stories of our lives are based on our everyday experiences, but, writing an autobiography that fairly represents our accomplishments is up to us. We decide how to interpret what we have done and what has happened to us. Read More

When it Comes to Finding Happiness, Small Steps Make a Big Difference

By Margaret Manning October 17, 2018

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the challenges that are presented by everyday life? Do you feel like finding happiness is a distant goal? You’re not alone! Read More

Are Distractions Preventing You From Finding Happiness After 60?

By Margaret Manning September 11, 2018

Is your desire for instant gratification preventing you from finding happiness in your 60s or better? Are you shopping for positivity in all the wrong places? These are the questions that will guide today’s discussion. Read More

3 Unexpected Ways Meditation is a Key to Happiness After 60

By Margaret Manning September 10, 2018

Despite the common stereotypes, people over 60 are busy. We are always on the move. And, when we do finally have a moment of silence, we rush to fill it with a thousand small distractions. Did you know that the average person checks their phone 110 times per day? 110 times! Read More