Moonday Musings

MoonDay Musings: Consciousness and Happiness

Photo by Masaaki Komori on Unsplash I often glance back at my Facebook Memories feed to reflect on what was happening on this day in previous years, along with posts I’ve shared from this blog. Most of the time, I still agree with what I wrote then, and sometimes I totally disagree with my Self… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: Consciousness and Happiness

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