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Mar 17

The REAL happy…

The REAL happy…

Happiness is...

I recently had a conversation with a girl. Part of that talk included bits of discussion revolving around the topic of “happiness” and what makes a person happy…In a moment when she wasn’t trying to be funny, she blurted out, “New shoes make me happy.”

Now, just a moment. I get that thought process. I love a new pair of shoes just like every other person. Shoes are wonderful (particularly if…

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Ode to Sleep

sleep

Oh, the joys of deep slumber
When the body is at peace with the mind
When dreams are the only thing that stir us
Sleep, precious gold to souls awake and wise.

Today I woke up, looked in the mirror and thought to myself (in these exact words): “Man, Chez. Not too shabby.” I’m standing there looking at myself, smiling. No makeup. Happy attitude. Love for life. Confident. No major wrinkles. The…

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Mar 13
An Open Letter to Mother Nature…

Don’t let your well run dry… Amidst sheer wonder for beauty and awe of life You choose to give, relentlessly, of your energy…

An Open Letter to Mother Nature…

Don’t let your well run dry… Amidst sheer wonder for beauty and awe of life You choose to give, relentlessly, of your energy…


Mar 10

When Thinking = Trouble…

When Thinking = Trouble…

happy days

Man, sometimes you gotta’ cool the jets. This recent hiatus from the old blog world served me well. My “situation” for lack of better words, is summed-up in six words:

You become what you think about.

For as long as I can remember I’ve had no problem being “in my own head.” It’s a pretty good place to be–all expansive, bright and airy (praise the Lord). I choose to hang out there whenever the…

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Dec 15

Love Makes the World Go ‘Round…

Thoughts on Happiness…The Three keys:

1. ACTION: Do something…Nobody said that life is about a “singular” passion. (“PassionS”–with a capital “S”– is a great word)! Keep yourself interested. Keep yourself motivated. Always be doing. Do not dwell. Involve…

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Oct 30
Perfect Fall DayThis morning, like many mornings, the first thing I did upon waking was roll over, grab my cell…View Post

Perfect Fall Day

This morning, like many mornings, the first thing I did upon waking was roll over, grab my cell…

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Sep 17
Zen Disrupted…(Life’s a Beach)Weirdest thing happened @ the beach the other day: I’m lying there in my bikini on my gargantuan…View Post

Zen Disrupted…(Life’s a Beach)

Weirdest thing happened @ the beach the other day: I’m lying there in my bikini on my gargantuan…

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Aug 19
Live. Laugh. Love. Repeat.View Post

Live. Laugh. Love. Repeat.

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Jul 26
Life is all about choices…
We live in a world where we are continually bombarded by negative news. Negative images. Negative…View Post

Life is all about choices…

We live in a world where we are continually bombarded by negative news. Negative images. Negative…

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Jul 19
Let Your Light Shine…View Post

Let Your Light Shine…

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