Tag Archives: joy

I finally discovered the path to happiness!

It’s all rather simple and only took me 2 decades: Start by looking for happiness outside of yourself – change circumstances (location, job, etc) and people around you. Realise happiness is within, work on self-discovery, inner work, shadow work, inner … Continue reading

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Redefining happiness

Happiness is not something to aspire for.  Or rather, you will aspire for it but discover it’s something else altogether. Happiness is painfully shedding everything that does not let you see  That you are already happy. That you don’t need … Continue reading

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What would you do if you had 24 hours left to live?

Ask friends and family too. You will learn something new. A friend said she’d get on the first flight to Hawaii. Another friend would finally try psychedelics. My son would fly to Japan. I’d hug everyone I love, eat something … Continue reading

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Resilience in Buddhism, a different perspective to find happiness, joy and peace #burnout #unemployment #anxiety

When you find yourself in a predicament, see it from a different point of view. “Happiness is sorrow, sorrow is happiness. There is happiness in difficulty, difficulty in happiness”. If it’s so bad it’s impossible, know it too shall pass, … Continue reading

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In the beginning, fear and excitement feel the same

Read that again.

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Joy and sorrow by Khalil Gibran

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Mission: JOY

Have you seen this adorable film about Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu’s friendship? It’s like watching two spiritual grandpas, good friends, finally meet 🤩 If like me you have no idea what to watch during holiday break, this one might … Continue reading

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A to be list #happiness

On my To Be List are: Joy, Peace/ Calm, Love, Purpose, No anger, No thoughts, No self, No craving. The latter 4 can be replaced with one word – Empty.

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New challenge. A year to live #happiness

This week I’ve launched a newsletter for the mental health/ online therapy social enterprise I work for (you can subscribe here), planned a staycation for next week (if I can’t travel, I will eat out), started therapy, yes, finally, got … Continue reading

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On mudita, joy for others

Making time for joy, prioritising it is very important. Life often becomes dull, grey and joyless if we don’t prioritise moments when we do something that excites, expands us, helps us feel alive. This is self-centred joy. Nothing wrong with … Continue reading

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