Inspirational

Inspirational

This is where I babble about my silly epiphanies, my random thoughts and my aha moments.

Pursuit of Happiness List

"Be happy in this moment. This moment is your life.: Omar Khayyam  After reading books like; The Secret, The Happiness Project, Eat Pray Love, Deepak Chopra The Book of Secrets, The Power of Now, The Alchemist, Dr. Phil's Life Strategies, I started: a happy thought journal on Oprah's suggestion , exercising each day, sleeping 8 hour per night, eating right, if I couldn't change my life I changed...

Love, Destiny and Our Romance

  Today June 7th, 2012 is our 9th wedding anniversary, although we have been together since Easter 2002. How amazing that we ended up together. I think destiny played a part in our happy ending. Alfonz was born and raised in Hungary and lived there until he was 17. He came with his family to Canada in a time during communism when it...

A Shift In How We Think

a new way in the way people think
I wrote about us entering the Age of Aquarius and how it will lead to world peace and our personal happiness, but if you don't believe in reading the stars, astronomy, or that we are all connected; then it is just a whole bunch of hogwash. It wasn't my most popular post, but I really enjoyed writing it, and sometimes, actually most of...

Who are you?

bloggers are losers
I want to know who our readers are. Of course I see the stats and have a rough idea where you live, how long you visit us for and even know the most frequent visitors personally. But I want to know, who you really are. Have you taken action in your own life towards fulfilment and happiness? Are you living the best...

Where’s My Happy Ever After?

Where is my, and they live happily ever after?
https://youtu.be/L0MK7qz13bU Do we expect our lives to turn out like a Disney movie? Think about it. We watch these very entertaining stories, set to energetic musical scores with women with the sweetest voices belting out inspirations messages. In these stories good always prevails over evil, and the main characters pull themselves out of a life less desired to find true...

Lickin’ New Year’s Resolution 2016

Capestang 14th century village
  Happy New Year! It is that time of year again! RESOLUTION time. I know, for most people they don't work, but for me it keeps me on track. I started writing this post from our home in Budapest, Hungary, having spent the holidays in our Elizabethtown 19th century apartment enjoying the festivities of the Christmas markets and visiting family and...

Serendipitous Canal Du Midi Boat Tour

  "Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else" If you are lucky this happens. You are on vacation and all the stars line up for a serendipitous experience. Maybe you are at a resort and the maid brings you back to her house for a home cooked meal...

Happy 40th Birthday – 40 Before 40 List Complete

December 14th is my 40th birthday, and I dedicated the last year of my thirties to complete a wishlist of things I want to do before turning the big four-oh! My list changed, evolved, and grew as I went through the process of completing 40 activities. I wanted to push myself outside my comfort zone to try different things,...

The more languages you know, the more you are a person

The more languages you know, the more you are a person
❝To have another language is to possess a second soul.❞ ‒Charlemagne Vasali Nagypapa, my grandfather on my mom's side, was a soldier in the Second World War knighted for bravery, and a self-taught intellect. His formal education was about grade two, but that didn't stop him from ravenously learning. He taught himself to read, to write, to play musical instruments, to...

Middle age expat

There is always so much to be grateful for! I am taking a few moment to reflect upon things as I hit the big milestone of 45 years of age today! It’s my birthday and I will cry if I want to! Reflecting on these moments is vital; taking inventory of just how far...