Tag Archives: joy

When Life Sucks

Let’s face it – some days life just sucks. During such times, I wish I had a button to skip that day, or just click fast-forward. Suck days include instances of receiving bad news, of facing conflicts, of experiencing challenging … Continue reading

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Acknowledging happiness

On a recent trip to Israel, I suddenly realized something I have been doing wrong all these years. Like many others, I occasionally bitch and whine about misfortunes. Granted, not too often anymore, and, even when I do, it is performed … Continue reading

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Letting go of happiness

There was a curious challenge I faced while meditating earlier today: letting go of happiness. In some meditation sessions, my mind may go through the usual conundrum, occasionally landing me in a calmer state. At other times, not much goes … Continue reading

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Pain cures stupid

I once saw a US Marine wearing a T-shirt that said, “Pain Cures Stupid.” Though I happen to know a few people who are way beyond cure, I concur that this statement works for me; that is, when I act … Continue reading

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