Percolating Thoughts

Category: Happiness

Have Your Child Experience Disappointment — it’s OK!

“I’ll take complete responsibility for my decision,” my 8 year old told my husband and I one summer morning while we were out on an excursion. Uncertain if he was making the wisest choice, his comment made us smile and…

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Teaching Happiness in Schools

Whenever I need some insight (especially in preparation for a speech) I ask my son. He has quite a bit of experience now that he’s 8. He’s been advising me for the past six years. I asked him what really…

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Images of Happiness

Children help define the beauty in life.

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Your Outlook on Life

I was chatting with a friend who mentioned her choice not to hang out with friends who drain her energy. I understood. One of my best friends has an aggressive form of cancer. She’s on her second round of chemo…

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