Happiness is only real when shared, or is it?

May 22, 2011
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Happiness is only real when shared – a sometimes confusing quote from a man that died nearly 22 years ago. I believe to be happy we must share and be connected with life around us. Not necessarily people, but nature also.

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Travel: the life-long campaign against banality

December 1, 2010
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We look at travel as a great side project, but more likely it’s a means of escape from a dull life. But our life, banal or not, is still our life!

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Death in Balance

October 3, 2010

What is death, why does it affect us so strongly and what can we do to better handle it? I have recently been faced with a death of a loved one and these, among others, questions are on my mind.

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Is youth the secret to happiness?

July 25, 2010
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There seems to be a secret kept by our youth that so many of us seem to have forgotten. They are happy, careful and joyful, why not us grown-ups? Do we have to “grow up” and be responsible? Does it work for all of us? If not, then should we be teaching the same principles to our children…?

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Vagabonding, and the art of world travel

March 16, 2010

If you’re traveling, or at least giving it some serious consideration, then you need to do some preparation and this is most importantly mental preparation. The book ‘Vagabonding’, by Rolf Potts is an essential part of your toolkit to get you started down this road.

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Feeling Great

November 22, 2009

Lately, I’ve been feeling particularly good about things.  I think articulating through the blog of a couple of significant issues on my mind recently has, as is the case when we talk about things and journal, sorted through the mish-mash and the jumble a little. So what am I feeling good about? This is hard […]

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5 ways to make your day a happier place to be

July 17, 2009

It’s difficult to be happy all of the time, but there are some things we can do to help ourselves find our happy place and stay there.

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