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What brings you happiness?

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This week's question is:

What brings you happiness?

Let's reflect on the small joys in life and the large as well by considering what evokes a sense of happiness within us. I invite you to be open to all possibilities, from the simple contentment that arises from being attuned to the breath or watching a silent lake to the more ecstatic forms of happiness, such as when playing with your child, dancing, or working on a project. What brings you the experience of quiet contentment and/or radiant joy?

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The early morning sun coming in through the stained glass windows in my bedroom- my house is an old Victorian, and the windows are over 100 years old.  Beautiful catchers of the light.  Quiet contentment indeed.

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My dogs as well - they ground me effortlessly through their effortless expression of love.

In addition:

Sitting on the balcony on quiet, cool mornings

Kirtan practice

Being in the woods

Savoury meals!

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What brings me happiness is to see my family enjoying good health and progressing in their lives. It gives me joy to be able to see opportunities and take advantage of them to do something beneficial to my family and community. i feel happy when I too enjoy good health. Another thing that brings me happiness is to be free from stress resulting from the demands of today's world on my finances. When I achieve success in my endeavours I feel happy.

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