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  • Just Be Happy
    Being happy
    For this day of Thanksgiving, I am sharing what I heard so far about what makes people happy and should be thankful for.Deepak Chopra once said in front of a live audience that a person who won a lottery or became instantaneously rich for any...
  • Martin Short, I Must Say develop that muscle again
    Martin Short, I Must Say develop that muscle again
    “I’m one of five kids and at the age of five my oldest brother died at the age of 12 (car accident). At 17 my mother died (cancer), and at the age of 20 my father died. I had a ‘happy gene’ but there I was in all this. In...
  • The Art of Living Joyfully
    10 ways to be more joyful this holiday season
    The Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season are often a stressful time. Instead of joyously celebrating with our family, friends and colleagues, we get overloaded with shopping, cooking and travel. Most of the year there never seems to be enough...
  • Be Happy
    The Happiness Factor
    Earlier this week, I strolled idly down a busy Sacramento street and asked (anyone) who established eye contact with me, "Are you happy?"Imagine my surprise inquiring such a direct question at the general populace?Predictably, there was...
  • Iran 'Happy' dancers sentenced to prison, floggings for their 'decadent' dancing
    Iran 'Happy' dancers sentenced to prison, floggings for their 'decadent' dancing
    Happy dancers in Iran? Hardly the case for a group of seven young men and women who were given harsh suspended sentences for dancing to the hit song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. Their joyful YouTube romp, seen above and viewed...
  • Miss America: 'Happy Cups' routine brings home the crown, claim to fame or lame?
    Miss America: 'Happy Cups' routine brings home the crown, claim to fame or lame?
    Miss America has a clever cup talent – singing Pharell Williams’ “Happy” while banging a red solo cup about. Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, became Miss America following her cross-legged performance Sunday night on the...
  • Redhead Express
    Artists worth following: Redhead Express
    Welcome to my new series featuring rising stars and seasoned musicians that are definitely worth checking out. Kicking off the new series is an act I have only recently discovered - Redhead Express.Redhead Express is composed of sisters LaRae,...
  • You'll never find happiness
    You'll never find happiness
    Happiness sometimes eludes most people because they are looking so far beyond themselves that it is nowhere to be found. What's not understood is happiness is not to be found but realized. If you're too busy searching for it you'll...
  • A lot of information and good P.R.
    A lot of information and good P.R.
    People can go on the internet anytime they wish, or turn on the news; just to hear all the bad that is going on in the world. People can either tune the bad out/mental blockage, or not, and if he or she does not; then it can drive a person to be...
  • Win a $100 gift card from HomeGoods
    Enter the HomeGoods Happiness Happens sweepstakes to win a $100 gift card
    To celebrate Happiness Happens Day on August 8, HomeGoods will give away $10,000 in gift cards to 100 lucky winners over the course of 8 hours, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.HomeGoods, which features handcrafted, one-of-a-kind...
  • 'Weird Al'
    'Weird Al' and friends spoof Pharrell's 'Happy' in new 'Tacky' video
    “Weird Al” Yankovic has been simultaneously delighting audiences and freaking them out by seemingly not aging for over three decades now, a serious achievement for a guy whose music is fundamentally silly. On July 15, the master...
  • Happy people
    Jesus wants you to be happy
    Rejoice in the Lord always…I will say it again, rejoice! (Philippians 4:4).Do you think God wants you happy? I’ve been rethinking this question lately. Just this morning I was reading a quote where C.S. Lewis remarked, “I didn...
  • Love
    Quieting the voices telling you how you should be living your life
    “You should be happy that your child’s father pays child support”; even though he never actually sees his kids. “You should be happy that you have a job”; even though the stress is killing you. “You should be...
  • Wild flower
    How to relax when you can't travel: Wild flowers
    Need a vacay? Some of us are chronic travelers. Being in our boring little comfort zone for too long can make us feel panicked and delirious. We are hard core travel junkies. We are constantly thinking about and yearning for and waking up in cold...
  • Happy World Music Day:  Happy songs guaranteed to make you smile & tap your toes
    Happy World Music Day: Happy songs guaranteed to make you smile & tap your toes
    No matter where you live or how old or young you happen to be, there is one language everyone understands and appreciates – the universal language of music! According to a Zee News report published on June 21, an international holiday is...