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Posts by Terri Lynn's Happy Talk

The Power of Happy

Having All Power Propel You How do you describe HAPPY? Are you happy? You can read a thousand books, go to seminars, watch DVD’s, and listen to CD’s but the real question is: What are you willing to do to be happy or to become happier? Change is not at all hard. Change is a constant in life, however, change…

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What You Think Matters

What you think matters. In his recording of “The Strangest Secret” Earl Nightingale proclaims “You are what you think about.” Earl Nightingale recorded that over fifty years ago. In today’s time Mike Dooley, owner of TUT.com and author of “Notes from the Universe,” claims that “Thoughts become things…choose the good ones!” So how important are…

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Dance Yourself Happy

Is it possible to dance yourself happy?  Can your happiness be just a dance away? An article appearing in”Psychology Today” written by Lane Anderson reports of a study done at the University of Derby. Depressed patients given salsa dancing lessons improved their moods significantly by the end of the nine-week, hip-swiveling therapy.  Researchers cite the…

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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.…

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Do You Imagine Happiness?

Do you imagine happiness? What do you feel like if and when you do? 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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My Lesson in Happiness

Life is constantly teaching us lessons and I am so very grateful that my lesson 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. All I wanted was to die. Dying…

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Make Room for Happiness!

Make 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. Every…

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What Does Happiness Mean to You?

What does happiness mean to you? How is your happiness in your hands? What is happiness? According to Webster’s dictionary the meaning of happiness is a state of well-being and contentment.  To me, happiness doesn’t mean laughing and having fun all the time, although laughter can certainly elevate your state of happiness and is highly recommended.…

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Happiness Really Does Matter

Why do most people not realize that happiness really does matter? According to, Shawn Achor, an author who speaks in his book “The Happiness Advantage” speaks about how we as a whole push our happiness out past the cognitive horizon so our brains never get to the reward it is after: happiness . According to Shawn the…

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