What is Happiness All About?

What is happiness all about? Is happiness overrated? In my opinion, happiness is underrated. Most people I know are so busy getting through the day they do not take the time to focus on happiness. The Law of Attraction tells us simply that when we are happy we will automatically attract more things that make us happy. But most of us are focusing on all that needs to be done and what we get are more things that need to be done. Continue reading

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How Does Your Attitude Fit Your Life?

How does your attitude fit your life? We get our clothes altered to fit our body, but what about our attitude? How often do we even think about our attitude or make adjustments? As a recruiter and sales trainer my job is to motivate others and I often tell my team, “Attitude, more than aptitude, will give you altitude in life.” In order to motivate others I need to keep myself in a positive state. This is something I work on every day. For me, the attitude of gratitude works the best. If ever I feel a bit down I make a list of all that I am grateful for. Gratitude brings me right back up.
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Do You Have Enough Room For Happiness?

Do you have enough room for happiness? Do you have piled up trash blocking your happiness?Where I live the trash gets picked up twice a week. How about in your neighborhood? Have you ever missed a day? It is amazing how fast trash can pile up. The trash I am speaking of here however is your own personal trash.
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The Lesson I have Learned is Happiness

Life is constantly teaching us lessons and I am so very grateful that the lesson I have learned is happiness because that is what I get to share with the world. Happiness is the lesson that has defined my life. However,  I learned that lesson by living with terrible, crippling sadness. What is the lesson that defines your life? What is the major lesson you have learned that you can share to help others in our world? Continue reading

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What Do You Feel Like When You Imagine Happiness?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

126What do you feel like when you imagine happiness? Imagination is the most powerful, creative tool we have. How well do you use yours? One of my favorite sayings is that worry is a misuse of your imagination, but what is the best way to use the power of your imagination?
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How is it Possible that we all are the ONE?

How is it possible that we all are the One? When I was young and in Catholic school I had a teacher state many times over that the Bible tells us the world will end when we all are of ‘ONE’ mind. She usually stated this after some kind of squabble or upset, and then she would add, so I guess the world is not ending today. As a child I pondered those words often. Continue reading

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Imagine Heaven

Can you imagine heaven? What exactly is paradise? Imagination is a powerful tool, and a tool most adults leave behind. Why? Because we worry too much; do you know that ‘worry’ is a misuse of your imagination? Worry is a negative and takes away from your life. Continue reading

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How I became Known As ‘Fortune Cookie’

Here is the tale of how I became known as ‘Fortune Cookie.’ A few years back I worked in a small BMW Center as General Sales Manager. My co-workers tagged one another with nicknames for fun and endearment. Very quickly I became known as “WooWhoo”because that is what I excitedly recited for every sale. There was one salesman there who was so non-excitable. One day he asked my co-workers about my whereabouts. In a very low, monotone voice he asked, “Where’s WooWhoo?” My co-workers laughed so hard and that became my nickname in the beginning.
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How To Pump Up Your Happy Meter

25What do you do to ‘pump up your happy meter’? Do you even think about how happy you are? This is one area in life I am an expert; Happiness. Due to ten years of living in what I consider to be hell, my focus on the positive not only got me through the horror, but delivered me “heaven.” Heaven, I discovered, is a state of mind. More so, a state of being, but it takes a concentrated effort, and a true commitment, to put happiness first.

Let’s use our imagination for a moment. Imagine you are a balloon. To prepare a balloon to expand we first stretch it. So, allow your mind to accept a new idea. Now, imagine the helium as positive thoughts. At first, the balloon is resistant, as are you. But once enough helium (positive thoughts and feelings) is inserted, the balloon expands and begins to rise. Once past the halfway mark the balloon takes flight, and you (the balloon) float above all the negativity. Continue reading

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Reiki Master Shares Her Story and Special Offer

Today I feature Reiki Master, Heather Corrine Lang.20150308_102906-1

I have come to where I am in life through some challenging life experiences, as we all have in some form or another. I relate back to the very first deeply overwhelming situation after I was married.  I married in my mid-30’s and at that time was still rather naïve. I believed (and still do) in the good in others.  This led me to be involved with a charismatic man who enjoyed many of the same things I did at the time, including concerts, spending time with friends and being around family. Once into the marriage, some of his habits were revealed which included alcohol and drugs. It took him being arrested for me to really start seeing with clearer eyes.  He was dragging me down right along with him in the form of co-dependence, depression and anxiety. Continue reading

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Happiness in America

twist_lollipop-t2In a recent study published by the University of Leicester in England more than 80,000 respondents worldwide reported if they were ‘thriving’ or merely ‘surviving’ in their life today. Americans came in 23rd! How is that possible? The Danes came in No.1 followed closely by the Swiss. Continue reading

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Heart health, and Happiness

According to RealAge doctors, Dr. Roizen and Dr. Oz, training your brain to be happier has a huge payoff. You will be better able to cope with stress or pain and to fight colds, flu, heart disease, and even cancer. Plus you’ll be happier!
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Why Making Happiness Your Primary Goal is the Fast Track to Success

My article as it appears in The Professional Woman’s Magazine:

Why Making Happiness Your Primary Goal is the Fast Track to Success

Automotive sales leader shares how she rose to the top in a male-dominated industry

Insights from automotive sales leader and author Terri Lynn

When my career in automotive sales began I was living with horrible circumstances. My two young sons lived two hours away, I was living on welfare, and my life dreams were shattered.  I needed to train my brain to stay in the present moment otherwise I would have been swallowed by the sadness. One thing I understood was that if I were to survive I needed to be happy. So I made the commitment to be happy no matter what, which to this very day I see as my biggest accomplishment. Terri Lynn

Sales actually helped me achieve my goal of happiness because engaging with clients helped keep me in the moment and kept my mind off of what was missing in my life. The long hours filled my days and my commissions provided a means of support. I did the very best I could with the job in front of me (which I have since learned is one of the spiritual laws of success). Continue reading

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Think Positive Thoughts and Enhance Your Happiness

thoughts are energyWhy think positive thoughts and enhance your happiness? Do you pay attention to what you think? Your thoughts really do matter in creating your life. My own experience has taught me just how powerful thoughts really are. When someone asks you, “How are you?” what is your response? Just that one answer can enhance your life over time. If you respond with, “Alright.” “OK.” or ” I’m Good.” is that positive? Those responses are not positive enough to get you into the positive state of creating, or increasing your happiness level. According to Rhonda Byrne in her book The Power we need to get ourselves  over the 50% positive mark to be able to attract and create the life we desire. Good, OK, and alright are not over the 50% mark, so in a sense, they are negative.
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Don’t Put Your Happiness on a Back Burner

25My message to you is: Don’t put your happiness on a back burner because happiness can’t wait. Why do we put our own happiness on the back burner? With all the busy schedules of today’s society it is easy to let happiness slip to a back burner. There is so much to do. The kids have to come first…or is it the job, school? Whatever it is you are putting before your own happiness, STOP! Continue reading

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Happiness, Heaven, and Peace

just be happyHappiness and peace is every one’s own choice, but when you look at your life do you find happiness, heaven and peace? Do you feel inner peace? The world around us reflects back to us what we project, and what we look for in life affects what we see. This universe is one huge container of energy and is in constant change. Everything is contained in this container so whatever you look for you are able to find. When you look for love, you see love. When you look for hate, you see hate. When you look for heaven, you will see heaven. Heaven is here, now, if you choose to see the love in the life around you.
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Feel Good Now and Create Happiness Today.

you are the authorHappiness is our own creation and expands when we feel good and that is why I say, “Feel Good Now and Create Happiness Today.” How much effort do you put into feeling good? Most of us do not even think about how we feel but the truth is that feeling good is the foundation for creating a happy life. That’s right, I said, “Creating” a happy life. Continue reading

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How To Put Happy In The Holidays

winter_dolls-t2For many people the holidays are a struggle and that is why I offer a few suggestions on how to put the ‘happy’ in the holidays. Do you struggle to get along with your family or the in-laws? This is a challenge for many people I know and makes me so grateful that I have a family I love to spend time with.

First, make the decision to be happy. That’s right, simply decide to be happy, no matter what, and remember that no one has control over what you think and feel. If you are around people who push your buttons, accept this going in and refuse to react. I suggest to watch yourself as if you were watching a movie and act out being happy. When you change your reaction the dynamic of the situation changes like magic. Continue reading

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Make Happiness Your New Year Resolution

2Why make happiness your New Year resolution? “Why?” you ask. Because happiness is the best choice you can make. Your feelings and emotions are so important and not only affect you and your health but quantum physics now shows how our feelings and emotions actually affect the world around us.

According to author Gregg Braden, scientist and spiritualist, our feelings are very important in the creation of our world. He states we all belong and are important factors in the Universe in which we live. Continue reading

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Happiness and the Words We Speak

5So what does ‘Happiness and the Words We Speak’ have to do with anything? Well I will tell you this: Everything! I just heard someone say the other day when something went wrong, “That’s my job. I mess up everything.” I gasped when I heard those words because I knew this was not true. Never allow anything to pass your lips that you do not want to see manifested in your life…ever! Continue reading

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Gratitude Brings Happiness

Gratitude brings happiness. Gratitude is the great multiplier. Being grateful for all the good things in this life comes easy for me, and it always helps to perk me up if things sometimes look dim. However, being grateful for something you wanted that you did not get…that took much more effort for me.

Several years ago I went after a job that I was certain was the perfect fit for me. It was just what I thought I needed. When the job went to another candidate I was very surprised and disappointed to say the least. After the shock passed I thought about how can I be grateful for not getting the job I wanted? Continue reading

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Five Things I Will Do To Have A Happy Thanksgiving

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Ten Ways To Boost Happiness

Photo of TerriIs it really possible to choose happiness? If that is true why is everyone not happy all the time? To answer this question we need to define what does happiness mean. According to the dictionary happiness is to enjoy, display cheer or emote joy.

So, how can you be happy when you are in pain or living with circumstances that you dislike? The truth is, to be happy under all circumstances is no easy task and that is why so many people are not happy. But what I am here to tell you is that your happiness is in your hands and that when you put the effort in to raise your own happiness level everything in your life gets better. Continue reading

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My Favorite Books on Choosing Happiness

create happinessHappiness has become the main focus in my life and here a few of my favorite books on choosing happiness. These are just a few of many that contributed to my overall experience of being happy.

The Four Agreementsby Don Miguel Ruiz is a delightful easy read that teaches the power of our words. The author demonstrates in an easy to understand way how if all were to live by these four agreements that we’d be living in paradise. This book displays the wisdom of the ancient Toltec. Continue reading

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Ebola and Happiness

25So how do these two words go together: Ebola and Happiness? There is so much talk and concern about Ebola today. How much of a danger is Ebola really? How much at risk are we personally? NatualHealth365 puts it in perspective for us and gives us some tips for keeping safe.

The fact is if you are living in the United States the risk is very low especially if you are healthy. Most people’s immune systems in this country are strong enough to beat Ebola if by chance infected. However, being happy can actually increase your protection from Ebola and many other diseases that are much more prevalent because happiness actually makes your immune system stronger. Continue reading

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