Find Happiness Where It Exists

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“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne If there is anything we... READ MORE

5 Ways to Separate Alone from Lonely

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” At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self.” – Brendan Francis We are social creatures driven to attach and bond to... READ MORE

You Are Not Your Problems

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“The way we see the problem is the problem.” – Stephen Covey  Any of us is susceptible to problems. We’ve all experienced them before: heartache, anxiety, depression, addictions, anger… These and other problems... READ MORE

Does Your Phone Keep You Disconnected?

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“Live-tweeting your bikini wax is not vulnerability. Nor is posting a blow-by-blow of your divorce. That’s an attempt to hot-wire connection. But you can’t cheat real connection. It’s built up slowly. It’s about... READ MORE

“What I am is good enough if I would only be it openly.” ― Carl R. Rogers

Openly Being is about the experience of being human. We are all so different, yet there are common challenges we face as we seek contentment, peace, and acceptance in life.