Last Thursday, I had to see and hire an attorney for a legal issue I’m facing. I fully expected this to be an awful experience. I expected to feel a lot of shame and sadness for this issue. I mean, it is an attorney we’re dealing with. Usually, we seek the counsel of attorneys for … More Life Happens
“Then, not only a breeze of love and spirit…ever a giggle and a smile…cheer/cheer/cheer!…Charm and just plain happy personality brought her far ahead of the era.” -An excerpt from a letter written to me about my grandmother from a family friend The description above was written by a gentleman who my grandmother worked for years … More The Laughter Gene
How many times have you known or seen a person that looked happy on the outside, but it surprised you to know that they were really falling apart on the inside? That is me. Over the years, not many people would have picked me out of a clinical depression line-up. One person went so far … More The Integration of Laughter
The definition of the expression Shhhh, is not “be quiet.” The real definition is: I can’t deal with your expressions of happiness. You are laughing too loud. And when you laugh loud that means you have happiness in your life. I am afraid. I am afraid because I may never know that level of happiness. … More The Laughter Secret
“Practice having fun until fun becomes fun.” – Melody Beattie For some reason, I had been struggling with what to write on the topic of fun. Perhaps it’s because I often struggle with letting go and having fun in my own life. So this post will be as much for me as it will be … More Let’s Take a Fun Inventory! It’s Good Practice
“The healthiest response to life is joy.” –Deepak Chopra I usually begin my topics for the month by defining the terms that I will be talking about. But I realized that for the purposes of talking about joy, happiness, fun, and laughter, reaching for the dictionary to define these topics may not be the best … More Happy happy? or Joy joy?