Just smiling goes a long way toward making you feel better about life. And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
Added by Ray on July 31, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments
Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
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Commit to be fit.
Yesterday I restarted visiting the YMCA early in the morning for exercise and discovered that lying around for more than a week took its toll. I struggled on one of my…Continue
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In the end, what we regret most are the chances we never took.
Those of you who have known me for some time know that I feel that the last 25 years…Continue
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“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
Dalai Lama XIV
I am back after a memorable week. My eye surgery went well and I only have…Continue
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Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia."
Early tomorrow morning I will be having the vision in my…Continue
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“All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within.”
Today I will be starting a couple of days of pre-op eye drops in preparation…Continue
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Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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"Most people are as happy as they make up their minds to be."
I have learned over the years that the key to my good life is the tranquility that comes from choosing to be happy. I know it is not…Continue
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“Contentment, and indeed usefulness, comes as the infallible result of great acceptances, great humilities—of not trying to make ourselves this or that, but of surrendering ourselves to the fullness of life—of letting life flow through us.”
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It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.
Over the recent past I have found it difficult to drive at night with the headlight glare. And on sunny days I can barely see the speedometer. Since I really need to drive at times other than twilight and dawn I will be having corrective eye surgery next week. That coupled with some other…Continue
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"Those who trust us educate us."
I have found over the years that one of the cornerstones of the truly successful are those people who keep their…Continue
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Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead.
Charles M. Schwab
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Gratitude is the memory of the heart.
Jean Baptiste Massieu
I recently shared with you how much I enjoy watching…Continue
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“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?”
Jean Jacques Rousseau
One of the things I like about living a slower existence is it allows me to notice…Continue
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I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Lately I have had a few opportunities to visit with longtime friends,…Continue
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“I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.”
My wife and I had the great pleasure of being visited by two old friends this past weekend.…Continue
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Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
Earl of Derby
The holiday is over and now we get to go back in action until the next…Continue
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Don’t become something just because someone else wants you to, or because it’s easy; you won’t be happy. You have to do what you really, really, really, really want to do, even if it scares the hell out of you.
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Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
July is here already and 2015 is…Continue
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