7 Contributors To Happiness

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1. Have a good core group of friends.

2. Build some adventure into your life. Don’t fall into “the same old, same old”.

3. Research confirms that “stuff won’t make us happy,” so clear out the junk and only keep what you love.

4. Work on establishing balance in your life. Don’t be too busy or you’ll wind up depressed.

5. Give in to temptation every now and again. Too much discipline is boring in the end.

6. Like and appreciate yourself. Take time to notice and affirm your strengths.

7. Start living in the moment – don’t doubt every move. Accept your decision as the best one right now.

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Small, Beautiful Things

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I hope I never get tired of the night sky, of thunderstorms, of watching cream make galaxies in my coffee. This world is ugly. I hope I never grow to be someone who can no longer see the small, beautiful things.
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Beware of destination addiction: The idea that happiness is in the next place, the next job, or even with the next partner. Until you give up the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are.
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A Life Of Fearlessness

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I think there is a certain age, for women, when you become fearless. It may be a different age for every woman, I don’t know. It’s not that you stop fearing things: I’m still afraid of heights, for example. Or rather, of falling — heights aren’t the problem. But you stop fearing life itself. It’s when you become fearless in that way that you decide to live. Perhaps it’s when you come to the realization that the point of life isn’t to be rich, or secure, or even to be loved — to be any of the things that people usually think is the point. The point of life is to live as deeply as possible, to experience fully. And that can be done in so many ways.
Theodora Goss

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.
Nelson Mandela

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The Difference Between ‘I Like You’ And ‘I Love You’

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What is the difference between ‘I like you’ and ‘I love you? Beautifully answered by the Buddha: ‘When you like a flower you just pluck it; when you love a flower you water it daily.’ The one who understands this understands life.
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Go and love someone exactly as they are. Then, watch how they transform into the greatest, truest version of themselves. When one feels seen and appreciated in their own essence, one is instantly empowered.
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7 Things You Should Never Be Ashamed Of

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1. Listening to your intuition.

2. Respecting and standing up for yourself.

3. Making your own choices & living your own life.

4. Taking time for yourself & investing in self-care.

5. Feeling and respecting your own emotions.

6. Following your heart & investing in your dreams.

7. Letting go of the past (that’s not who you are today).

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The Tantric Woman

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When a Tantric woman lets you inside of her sexually, she is letting you inside of all of her.
She is not connecting with you to feel desirable. She knows she’s desirable because she desires herself every day in her self pleasure.
She’s not pursuing you for her own personal romantic comedy. Drama isn’t the appeal of a relationship for her.
She’s not with you for company. She has an alive tribe of spiritual warriors and magical sages that she calls friends.
She is with you to touch souls.
If you choose a Tantric woman, know that she is a gateway. She is a cleanse for your spirit. All that has distracted you from your original nature will be burned in the fires of her passion, and washed away with the amrita of her heart.
She is you. Your reflection.
Chelsea Marie Beggs

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