“Happiness is only real when shared.” Jon Krakauer

Midnful Speaking

“The way you speak to others can offer them joy, happiness, self-confidence, hope, trust, and enlightenment.  Mindful speaking is a deep practice.”  ~Thich Nhat Hanh


“Joy is the best makeup.”   Ann Lamott

rise above

“Sometimes we just need to remember we have the power to rise above it all.”  Donna Martini


The Way to Happiness:

Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry.  Live simply, expect little, give much.  Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of other.  -Norman Vincent Peale.

Enjoy the journey

“So often we become so focused on the finish line that we fail to enjoy the journey.”  Dieter F. Uchtdorf

The Mind

“The mind in itself can make a heaven of hell or a hell of heaven.”  John Milton


“Sometimes it is OK if the only thing you did today was breathe.”  Yumi Sakugawa



“You can stand tall, without standing on someone.  You can be a victor without having victims.” Harriet Woods



“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”  Franz Kafka