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Happiness

    Mindful Living

    100 things that make me smile #WorldSmileDay

    World Smile Day Vidya Sury

    Today is World Smile Day! Smiling is infectious, contagious. Do you agree? When we smile at someone, they automatically smile back at us. Well, most people, that is. Smiling definitely feels good; there’s a rush of endorphins-dopamine-serotonin—all of which are responsible for making us feel good. And of course, the more often you smile, the better, eh? While helping us connect with others, smiling also has health benefits. Your heart stays healthier, and you feel less stressed. We know that…

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  • Gratitude must be part magic, for when I fill my heart with gratitude, anything is possible
    gratitude

    Gratitude Is My Magic Potion

    I know I am a bit late for the September Gratitude Circle (28 Sept) and National Coffee day (29 Sept) but I am right on time for International Coffee Day—1 Oct—which…

  • Gratitude Meditation Vidya Sury
    gratitude

    Gratitude Meditation #WorldGratitudeDay

    Gratitude is the music of the heart, when its chords are swept by the breeze of kindness.  Practicing gratitude has helped me focus on what I want to achieve rather than…

  • Xing Fu. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony..png
    personal development

    Xing fu. We All Need It

    The Chinese have a phrase:  Xìng fú which means stable and lasting happiness—happiness that is not dependent upon conditions. 幸福 In today’s world, happiness relies on a number of conditions. Topping…

  • Our intentions create our reality Vidya Sury
    Mindful Living

    Intentional Living #AtoZChallenge

    Intentional living—the phrase has such a nice and satisfying ring to it, eh? I know from personal experience that when I set intentions, I am more focused through my day. My…

  • Giving is a gift Vidya Sury #AtoZChallenge #CollectingSmiles
    parenting

    Giving is a gift #AtoZChallenge

    Giving is love in motion ​ When my son was a toddler​ and able to walk, albeit a little wobbly-ly, my Mom enjoyed taking him for short outings around the area.…