101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #35–Realize That Things Can Always Be Worse Than They Are


Step #35 comes straight from my totally rad friend, Sadaf, otherwise known as Boo. What I really admire about Sadaf is that she is the most caring person I know. Even when Sadaf is complaining about someone she manages to come across as caring about that person’s well-being. Her tip for happiness is to realize … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #35–Realize That Things Can Always Be Worse Than They Are

101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #34- Stumble Upon Something Unexpected


Stumbling Upon cool stuff is one of the coolest ways to have fun and be joyful that I do on a regular basis. There are lots of ways to stumble, but by far the easiest for the computer literate is to visit the Stumble Upon Website.¬†According to Wikepedia,¬†StumbleUpon is a discovery engine that finds and … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #34- Stumble Upon Something Unexpected

101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #27–Surround yourself with color


I’ve always been a sucker for color. Everywhere. I learned a long time ago that color makes me feel good. I think I connect to color at a very deep level, the way most people connect to music. The more the better. I once had a shaman friend tell me he knew when he was … More 101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #27–Surround yourself with color

Help for Highly Sensitive People: Part Two The Response


My Response   Hi, Mary: Find an art therapist to work with. Read the older tips in my blog atwww.mooreinspire.com. There is a tip for connecting left and right brain– doing cross crawls, yoga twists, sit in whole brain posture. Sounds like your hemispheres are at battle. Take a Nia dance class. You can search … More Help for Highly Sensitive People: Part Two The Response

Help for Highly Sensitive People– Part One The Request


My primary client base as a hypnotist are people with anxiety, otherwise known as Highly Sensitive People. The blog post below is an email from one of them who sought me out based on an article I wrote almost 15 years ago. She has graciously allowed me to post this anonymously. I get emails like … More Help for Highly Sensitive People– Part One The Request

101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step # 24–Expect a surprise every Day


One of the things I started doing when I as very young was to wake up every morning saying, “Ok, God, what is my surprise for the day?” And then I would anticipate something interesting or fun happening that day. You know what? ….It always did. And I learned that when you expect a surprise, … More 101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step # 24–Expect a surprise every Day

101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #23–MK, Faye and Marilyn– This too Shall Pass


Two of my dearest friends actually told me they didn’t think they had useful advice for being happy. However, their answers gave me Tip #23. If you don’t feel happy at the moment, just remember, “This too shall pass.” Or, as Faye, a long-ago work buddy once told me, “All sunshine makes a desert.” You … More 101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #23–MK, Faye and Marilyn– This too Shall Pass

101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #22 –Kathleen –Do Things for Others


There is a caveat that comes with Tip #22. This is where most people get confused, in my opinion. The rest of the sentence should say “because you want to.” Do things for others because it makes you feel good, not out of some misguided since of responsibility or obligation, or from some deep inner … More 101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #22 –Kathleen –Do Things for Others