Portrait of Brenda
The 8 1/2 x 11
Barbara Muir ©️ Date unknown
(I found this drawing in an old sketchbook,
and it made me happy to discover it.)
I’m reading a book about happiness called The Happiness Equation, by Neil Pasricha
Author of of 1000 Awesome Things. I realize that probably I am lucky in that genetically
I have more of a predisposition for happiness than sorrow. But I do remember in my late
teens and early 20s being brokenhearted over something like a break up with a boyfriend.
What I like about the book is that the authors’s theories are backed up by lots of research.
And it turns out that people who are happy, no matter what their circumstances, tend to
live as much as 10 years longer than people who aren’t. And of course the author makes the
point that they live a happy life right until the end.
We are still in a challenging time here. Some of my friends have got the vaccine which is
wonderful. And it will be great when we all do. Canada isn’t doing as well as the United States.
But hey we did better in keeping the virus down. And we believed that it was serious right
from the start. So we will catch up and that will be great. I’ve just had a wonderful walk
with a friend and her daughter. And one of the things that the author says keeps you happy
is a minimum of three walks a week. So I should be ecstatic because I’ve already had six
walks this week!
Have a loving your life day.
Please forgive the formatting of the blog at the moment. I dropped my computer, and am
forging ahead on my iPad. Not quite the same.