Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Recognizing Happiness

As we start the new year, and new decade, it seemed appropriate to focus on a single theme in this first month — mindfulness — which I will explore each week, guided by words from various teachers. So . . .  mindfulness. An interesting concept, with multi-layered perspectives. But what is mindfulness? One could say… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Recognizing Happiness

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Moonday Musings: Happiness

Sometimes we need a gentle reminder that we can choose happiness. Happiness comes from within us . . .  not from the things we acquire or from someone else's opinion of us. All of those things can be taken away in a heartbeat, but the happiness within is always there Start from love ❤️ Happiness… Continue reading Moonday Musings: Happiness

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MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

What are you mindful of today? "Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes." — Thich Nhat Hanh As I ponder today on this past weekend, when I encouraged women to celebrate their HerStories for Nollaig na mBan (Irish… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Mindfulness & Happiness

Earth Medicine, Spirituality

Happiness: Looking for the Spiritual pony in Life’s manure

Let's talk about happiness... What does it mean to you? Are you happy? In a Facebook group, a question was posed recently that ignited a dialogue about happiness and what it meant to me and others: "What are you doing right now to get closer to your true self and feel happier?" WOW! Great question!… Continue reading Happiness: Looking for the Spiritual pony in Life’s manure

Wheel of the Year

Happiness tip of the day: do not judge

   I often see folks getting caught up in judgment of others, and I have definitely succumbed to this myself.  That judgment may come from a place of love or concern, when we see someone we care about taking actions that seem not in their best interest or part of a pattern of behavior that repeats… Continue reading Happiness tip of the day: do not judge