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Posts by Terri Lynn's Happy Talk

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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Can There Be Peace Within Pain?

In trying times what can be done to maintain a positive outlook or how can there be peace within pain? For me, seeing people I care about hurt or have big challenges to overcome, is very difficult. As a parent I want to fix whatever my children’s problem may be and spare them the pain. My children are…

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Limiting Beliefs Interfere With Your Happiness

Can a limiting belief interfere with your happiness? Absolutely! Limiting beliefs hold us back in so many ways. My own experience has taught me well in this arena. Many years ago I went through years living with circumstances that caused me deep, emotional pain. The painful situation was out of my control, and only by surrendering…

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Decide To Be Happy Now!

What will happen if you decide to be happy NOW? According to what God tells us through the author, Neale Donald Walsch, in “Communion With God”, “It is the decision to be happy that creates the experience of being happy.” What does that really mean? From my own life experience I understand exactly what this means.…

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Are You Creating Your Happily Ever After?

Are you creating your, “Happily ever after”? What are you waiting for? What you think matters, and what you feel matters more.  Imagine that your every thought and feeling is magnetic. What are you attracting? Life does not appear to be that easy but the facts remain to be true. What you think about you bring…

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How to Be More Positive

Why is it important to know how to be more positive? 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…

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Is Your Happiness on the Back Burner?

Is your happiness on a back burner? Happiness can’t wait.Why do we allow anything to be put ahead of our own happiness? With the busy lives we all lead it is easy for our own happiness levels to slip. The kids have to come first, or is it the job, or school? Whatever it is…

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The Flow of Happiness

Some days are better than others but all is good when you are in the flow of happiness. What is the flow to happiness? We hear this term used often today, even Oprah talks about getting in the flow. This flow is a pool of energy in which we swim that is all about us. Believe…

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Does Gratitude Deliver Happiness?

Does gratitude deliver 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 back…

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