Happy Anniversary to Me

In Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Next Friday, January 22nd, will mark the 2nd anniversary of my writing this weekly blog.  Now while to many this may not seem to be any big accomplishment, it truly is a major milestone for me.  The main reason for that is that I came to this task kicking and screaming, in my own way.  I really didn’t think that …

I Am Done With Whiners

In Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

As I headed back to work this week after vacation full of enthusiasm and visions and new goals, I was immediately met by a number of people who were doing nothing more than whining and groaning about all different facets of their lives and how miserable they were.  Being the person that I am, I immediately offered assistance, an ear …

A Fabulous New Year

In Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

As I started preparations this morning for the return to work tomorrow after Christmas and looked toward plans for New Year’s Eve , I realized that I felt totally different than any time in my memory.  Now I have never been a big fan of New Year’s celebrations and the belief that the beginning of a new year is some …

No New Year’s Resolutions for Me

In Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

Every year I start out by making one or more New Year’s resolutions.  And every year, long before we are even half way through, those resolutions are long forgotten.  When they do come to mind, then I feel badly about once again not having succeeded in meeting whatever goals I had set.  I feel like a failure.  So this year, …

The Best Holidays Ever

In Creating Happiness, Recent Posts by Barbara Jacoby

I wonder why it sometimes takes me so long to understand things.  Each year as I take out the ornaments and decorate the tree, my mind wanders to the holidays of the past and all of the memories of Christmases past.  I keep trying to hold on to all of the traditions of those times and going home to be …