Category Archives: Happiness

PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 5th, 2017 by Alan Cohen in DARE TO BE YOURSELF

“So much of our life is spent trying to get somewhere, striving for the next reward, conquering the upcoming hurdles, protecting ourself from future danger. Happiness always seems to be just around the next bend, slightly beyond our reach. The … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, August 31st, 2017 by Alan Cohen in RELAX INTO WEALTH

“When your actions or happiness depend on external factors, you will bob up and down like a cork on the surface of a turbulent ocean. Your days and career will be an emotional roller coaster. You will feel stressed and … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 by Esther and Jerry Hicks in ASK AND IT IS GIVEN

“The greatest gift you could ever give to another is your own happiness, for when you are in a state of joy, happiness, or appreciation, you are fully connected to the Stream of pure, positive Source Energy that is truly … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, July 21st, 2017 by Paul Ferrini in THE ECSTATIC MOMENT

“If you are not joyfully expressing yourself in this moment, when do you propose to do it? Tomorrow? Next week? Perhaps you feel you have to go back to school and get another degree to give yourself permission to be … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 by Alan Cohen in DARE TO BE YOURSELF

“While happiness is criticized by skeptics as unreasonable, it is actually the most logical investment you can make in your life. It costs nothing to be happy, except the release of the pain and sorrow that you have been hypnotized … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 by Esther and Jerry Hicks in ASK AND IT IS GIVEN

“When I look at successful people – and by that I mean rich people, yes, and I mean happy people – sometimes they are rich and happy. When I’m talking about the successful ones, what I really mean is the … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, January 11th, 2016 by Chuang-Tzu

“I cannot tell if what the world considers “happiness” is happiness or not. All I know is that when I consider the way they go about attaining it, I see them carried away headlong, grim and obsessed, in the general … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 by Alan Cohen in WHY YOUR LIFE SUCKS AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

“You can keep happy those people who want to be happy, and you can’t keep happy those who don’t want to be happy. It’s as simple as that. The notion of you keeping someone happy is a myth, a dysfunctional … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 by Alan Cohen in THE DRAGON DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

“Contentment is an experience we can cultivate through practice. Abraham Lincoln said that “most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.” Like gratefulness and positivity, contentment is not usually handed to us as a … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 by John Randolph Price in LIVING A LIFE OF JOY

“It’s my belief that we’re supposed to kick up our heels and laugh and play and not worry a whit about tomorrow. And that conviction comes from a deep pool of merriment on some coordinate in my energy field that … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, March 17th, 2016 by Terry Cole-Whittaker in LIVE YOUR BLISS

“Dissolve your attachment to whether or not what you desire manifests. Do your best to bring it about, and at the same time let go and let God do God’s part. We generate distress, hurt feelings, and anger when we … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 by Richard Carlson in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“Unhappiness doesn’t and can’t exist on its own. Unhappiness is the feeling that accompanies negative thinking about your life. In the absence of that thinking, the unhappiness, or stress, or jealousy, can’t exist. There is nothing to hold your negative … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, February 18th, 2016 by Sara Chetkin in THE HEALING CURVE

“Your happiness will never come from arranging and controlling your external world. It can only come from your willingness to know yourself fully, and to express joyfully and freely from this knowing. Escape the illusion that control of your environment … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 6th, 2015 by Richard Carlson in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“So many of us live our lives as if the secret purpose is to somehow get everything done. We stay up late, get up early, avoid having fun, and keep our loved ones waiting. Sadly, I’ve seen many people who … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 by Lynn Grabhorn in EXCUSE ME, YOUR LIFE IS WAITING

“No matter where you are, you can always turn on with some kind of warm feeling if you really want to. Turn on as you look out the kitchen window. Turn on as you walk out the door in the … Continue reading

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