Happiness Thought for the Day – September, 28 2021: Happiness for all begins within you

“What we achieve inwardly will change outward reality.” – Plutarch As much Plutarch as I have read, I am shocked that I never came across this quote until just recently. Plutarch is most famous for his histories of the Roman Empire, most notably his biographical work: The 12 Caesars. This particular bit of wisdom fromContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day – September, 28 2021: Happiness for all begins within you”

Happiness Thought for the Day – September 27, 2021: you define your own happiness

“Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition or qualification.” – JK Rowling JK Rowling spoke these words to a group of presumably extremely motivated and driven young men and women at the Harvard University commencement speech in 2008. Whether you are a bright young mind graduating from one ofContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day – September 27, 2021: you define your own happiness”

Happiness Thought for The Day – September 26, 2021: fortify your mind for happiness

“The point is not to wish for these adversities but for the virtue that makes adversities bearable.” – Seneca The preamble to this quote from Seneca was a brief discussion of some examples of strife that he or other members of the Roman Empire might endure, namely illness and war. Sadly, these two adversities areContinue reading “Happiness Thought for The Day – September 26, 2021: fortify your mind for happiness”

Happiness Thought for the Day – September 25, 2021, Look within yourself to create Happiness

“The cause of my irritation is not in this person, but in me.” – Anthony de Mello If you find yourself constantly frustrated with others, and angry at an unjust world for which you blame all your troubles, then perhaps it isn’t that you are irritated with the world, but with yourself. Only our perceptionsContinue reading “Happiness Thought for the Day – September 25, 2021, Look within yourself to create Happiness”

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”

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