Happiness Thought for the Day- September 24, 2021: Happiness comes from beautiful choices

“If your choices are beautiful, so too will you be.” – Epictetus When a person takes care of their physical health by eating nutritious food, drinking water, exercising, and abstaining from junk, the result is a visibly attractive and healthy body (not to mention a presumably healthy and joyous mind as the two are inextricablyContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day- September 24, 2021: Happiness comes from beautiful choices”

Avoid That Morning-Scroll to Set Your Day Up for Happiness an Success

This post is inspired by a quote by the stoic philosopher Epictetus, which I shared on my Instagram, twitter, and blog page earlier this morning, but felt like there was more to say. The quote was: “you are what you repeatedly give your mind to.” When I first read this quote it immediately invoked thoughtsContinue reading “Avoid That Morning-Scroll to Set Your Day Up for Happiness an Success”

Happiness Thought For the Day, September 22, 2021: Focus your attention

“You become what you give your attention to.” – Epictetus It often makes me marvel with wonder when I read from authors who lived thousands of years ago and realize that people in bygone millennia were concerned with the same issues and notions as we are today. Speaking over 1,800 years ago, Epictetus could littleContinue reading “Happiness Thought For the Day, September 22, 2021: Focus your attention”

Happiness Thought for the Day (September 20, 2021): Happiness is a collection of small successes

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” Vincent van Gogh One of the most challenging aspects of self-improvement or of achieving our goals is that we set such lofty goals for ourselves but lack any plan to bring us closer step-by-step. If your goals don’t seem a little bit crazyContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day (September 20, 2021): Happiness is a collection of small successes”