happiness

8 Awesome Things About 2013

by Melody Fletcher on December 26, 2013

  Well, well, well. We’re coming to the end of another year. Is it just me or did 2013 go by in about two months?? Time is most definitely speeding up, people. After the massive success (read: nobody threw tomatoes at me) of last year’s end of the year post, 7 Awesome Things About 2012, [...]

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Are You Settling For Mediocrity?

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by Melody Fletcher on November 22, 2013

  Ok, so you know that I love to call people on their shit. I like to think I do it lovingly and gently and often humorously, and really, I consider it a kind of public service. Making the world better one sarcastic verbal slapping at a time (this may be my site’s new slogan). [...]

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Are You Too Intellectual To Be Happy?

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by Melody Fletcher on October 16, 2012

  I had a rather interesting conversation in a pub the other night. A somewhat inebriated gentleman (aka drunk dude) was explaining to me how he made it a point to criticize everything in detail. He believed that it enhanced his enjoyment. After all, he preached, you could only truly enjoy something if you knew [...]

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Why You Could Have Everything And Still Not Be Happy

by Melody Fletcher on August 14, 2012

  Nay asks, “How do you manifest unhappiness, or discontent when you don’t know what is making you unhappy? You’ve attracted everything you thought you wanted, but you just don’t seem to be finding the joy or happiness you thought you would. You have the spouse, the kids, the house, the neighborhood, got rid of [...]

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Happy. Shiny. Puppy. Hugs. Enough Said.

by Melody Fletcher on May 6, 2012

As many of my regular readers know, I tend to sign off on comments and emails with “Huge Hugs” or the longer version “Happy Shiny Puppy Hugs”. But what exactly is a Happy Shiny Puppy? And what does it have to do with the Law of Attraction? The time has come for me to explain. [...]

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Dear LOA: How Can I Make My Miserable Friend Happy?

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by Melody Fletcher on March 8, 2012

Awesome Dudette asks: “Our family friend, Lori, has had a difficult life in many ways (tough divorce, now a single mom, trouble finding nice men). In other ways she is very, very blessed, but she doesn’t see it. She is one of the most negative people I know. Over the years I have watched her [...]

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Let’s Celebrate Like It’s…Today!

by Mary Carol Moran on December 18, 2011

It’s time for another one of Mary Carol Moran’s (aka Lady Awesome Sauce whom many of you know from the comments) contributions! Yay! LAS has graciously donated some of her writings to this blog, and I’m only too happy to feature her here on a regular basis. Today’s post offers a wonderful technique for getting [...]

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Question Everything

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by Melody Fletcher on February 27, 2011

I’ve never lived my life by what other people would consider conventional rules. From a very early age, what others considered as “normal” often just didn’t make any sense to me. I questioned everything, which didn’t really make me all that popular with the nuns and priests at the catholic school I attended. I’ve always [...]

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