Tag Archive | "happiness"


Aunt Ann Learns There’s Magic In The Most Unlikely Of Places

Sometimes it’s easy to be discouraged by humans. Too many stories abound of aggression, hatred and destruction. Meanwhile, countless acts of kindness that play out every day go unnoticed. One such occurrence happened to my aunt.

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Restoring A Sense of Belonging: The Importance Of Casual Relationships

In May, Vincent Keenan traveled from Chicago to Charlottesville, Virginia, for a wedding — his first trip out of town since the start of the pandemic.

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The Power Of Gratitude Can Bring Healing

The countdown to midnight this New Year’s Eve may not include a ball drop, champagne toasts with friends, and crowds singing “Auld Lang Syne,” but that does not mean people are not looking forward to turning the calendar over to January.

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Pets, Touch And COVID-19: Furry Friends Are Lifesavers

Pets have literally been lifesavers in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people into lockdown and social isolation.

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Rituals: The Benefit Of Putting Up Holiday Décor Early

Rituals such as decorating for the holidays are indeed healing and in some ways can give you back the sense of personal identity that’s been forced out during the pandemic.

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Friends, social

Why Some Friends Make You Feel More Supported Than Others

It’s good to have friends and family to back you up when you need it, but it’s even better if your supporters are close with each other too.

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