The Hamster Wheel of Happiness

Greetings Friends, Welcome back to the second installment of the Blog 3.0 If two installments are indicative of a trend, then I’m truly back). I’ve had the idea for this installment since Easter and I knew it would have to be one of the first blogs to hit the Net once I got back into [...]

By | 2018-08-23T22:13:04-04:00 August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You Have the Right to Remain Miserable

Yesterday morning I was scrolling through Facebook and came across one of those little pop-psych poster thingies which said, “You have the right to be happy.” That immediately irritated the hell out of me. I hate to be the one to burst your bubble folks but, you do NOT have the RIGHT to be happy. [...]

By | 2015-04-29T07:01:34-04:00 April 29th, 2015|Counseling, Counseling/Therapy, Therapy|0 Comments

Some Thoughts on Happiness

Today I want to follow up on yesterday’s blog, “Pursuing Happiness” with some thoughts and suggestions from people you may have heard of: So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely [...]

By | 2014-10-14T07:00:35-04:00 October 14th, 2014|Daily Quotations, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pursuing Happiness

Happiness; wow, what a complicated concept! (For the purposes of this essay, I’m speaking about people living in modern industrialized countries and economies. I concede living in an impoverished, third world country puts happiness way back on the priority list, long after food, shelter and basic survival.) We as Americans feel that not only should [...]

By | 2014-10-13T06:52:48-04:00 October 13th, 2014|Counseling, Counseling/Therapy, Therapy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Pursuit of Happiness: Where do you look?

Happiness. We as Americans seem to be obsessed by it. The Constitution of the United States even enumerates the ‘pursuit of happiness’ as one of our God given rights. We spend billions of dollars each year on ‘stuff’ that we think (or at least advertising tell us) will make us happy. We pursue relationships with [...]

By | 2014-09-08T06:59:18-04:00 September 8th, 2014|Counseling, Counseling/Therapy, Therapy|0 Comments

Are You Happy? How Do You Know?

I've been writing these blogs for a while and some mornings they become a form of therapy for me rather than a soapbox to orate to the public. This morning is going to be one of those therapeutic exercises. Last week I had a new client come to my office for his initial consultation, clinical [...]

Today's Quotes 9/02/13

Happiness comes from within. It is not dependent on external things or on other people. You become vulnerable and can be easily hurt when your feelings of security and happiness depend on the behavior and actions of other people. Never give your power to anyone else. - Brian L. Weiss -   Those born to wealth, [...]

By | 2013-09-02T12:05:13-04:00 September 2nd, 2013|Daily Quotations|0 Comments