Tag Archives: nature

Travel and Happiness

Travel can be so beautiful. It expands our horizons. It gives us new ideas about what life can be, especially when we go to a place rated by the Reader’s Digest, Thrive and Oprah as among the happiest places on … Continue reading

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Experience the Creativity in You

“[Smart] is an elusive concept. There’s a certain sharpness, an ability to absorb new facts. To ask an insightful question. To relate to domains that may not seem connected at first. A certain creativity that allows people to be effective.” … Continue reading

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Feeling Happy in a Japanese Garden

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. – Henry David Thoreau I love anticipating the beautiful Japanese gardens at Cal State Long Beach. I can see the cherry blossom trees almost ready to bloom.  I can see … Continue reading

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Creativity Comes from Feeling

I went for a walk by the bay today. And for once, I slowed down.  I was not thinking of the past or the present. I was just in the now moment. I let each of my five senses guide … Continue reading

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Honoring your Body

Today I came home to a carpenter ripping up my hardwood floor right outside my apartment door. He was using a  pry bar, sawing, nailing, and removing the rotted board to glue down sheets of plywood.  I knew I had … Continue reading

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