Simplicity, Happiness, and Success

Most of us would agree that happiness and success are deeply interconnected. In truth, they have a common denominator; neither can be pursued. In the practice of soul consciousness, the thought emerges that the feelings of having attained both success and happiness are the result of being  dedicated to something greater than the physical self. [...]

Remembering the Blessings!

Reviewed on October 1, 2016 and again on October 2, 2017. The following blessings were noted in a journal many moons ago.  As I read them again today, I am blessed anew.  I am reminded of the benefits of keeping priorities straight and using the magic mantra~"Be mine in your mind, Remember Me alone"~Manmamabhav January [...]

Is Happiness an Emotion or an Innate Attribute of Your Soul?

Aristotle left happiness out of his writing about emotions?  Do you know why?  He concluded that happiness isn't an emotion, but the result of living a life based on virtue. When we live our life according to what we value, happiness automatically follows!  As Sonja Lyubomirsky suggests in her book on happiness, there are 12 "values" [...]