Happiness

Belly Dancing at Sunset – in Croatia

Thumbnail image for Belly Dancing at Sunset – in Croatia by Gina "SuuperG" Stark November 4, 2012 Belly Dance

ShareWe all have those magical moments of travel.  Moments that can never be planned but unfold spontaneously, bringing smiles at the time, and becoming our most gleeful stories to relate back home later. “Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m still smiling from one such moment.  It blended two […]

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Phabulous Phoenix – Changing my Rustic Perceptions of Arizona

Thumbnail image for Phabulous Phoenix – Changing my Rustic Perceptions of Arizona by Gina "SuuperG" Stark May 3, 2012 Travel and Adventures

ShareWe all have long-held biases of places. Opinions we formed when we were less open-minded or on family road trips driving through desert territory without air conditioning.  Most of my ignorant perceptions of my neighboring state of Arizona were forged under these conditions.  I’m old enough to have experienced a family car (a Ford Pinto, […]

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Gratitudinousness – What I am Thankful for Today and Always

Thumbnail image for Gratitudinousness – What I am Thankful for Today and Always by Gina "SuuperG" Stark November 23, 2011 Belly Dance

ShareGratitudinousness.  It’s one of my favorite conjured words. And it really works in that gratitude is such a BIG concept…I think it kinda needs more greedy letters “We don’t need more to be thankful for, we might just need to be more thankful.” Unknown Many who know me in my life and on Twitter and […]

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For 2011 I Resolve…to Be Cool with Not Resolving

Thumbnail image for For 2011 I Resolve…to Be Cool with Not Resolving by Gina "SuuperG" Stark December 30, 2010 Random Ponderings

Share‘Tis the season, yes? It’s barreling toward us…another start of another year when we look back and take stock of what we accomplished in the last 12 months.  Another lost chance to be toned and well-honed, loved, rich, enlightened, famous, respected, vice-free (so un-fun!) and any myriad other gag-inducing goals.  OK fyne! Being rich is […]

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Drip Drip…a Few Drops in the Bucket

Thumbnail image for Drip Drip…a Few Drops in the Bucket by Gina "SuuperG" Stark October 31, 2010 Random Ponderings

ShareA while back I wrote about my Charitable Drip System, where I pledged a penny per (paid) word of my blogging to charity.  Well, I am happy to announce – albeit belatedly! – that I sent a check in the amount of $73.98 to The Nature Conservancy.  One could snicker at this tawdry amount; but […]

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Thailand Part II: Beach Bar, Bonfires, Buckets and Bonding

Thumbnail image for Thailand Part II: Beach Bar, Bonfires, Buckets and Bonding by Gina "SuuperG" Stark October 16, 2010 Travel and Adventures

ShareBonding can come in many forms.  It can occur whilst enduring discomforts or stresses together.  Or,  through simply enjoying good times. I left off with a kinked neck and folded legs on a long bus ride from Bangkok.  My co-volunteers and I were finally deposited at the port at 4:30 am and were told the […]

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I Live in Paradise. End of Discussion!

Thumbnail image for I Live in Paradise. End of Discussion! by Gina "SuuperG" Stark April 15, 2010 Hiking

ShareOK, this is not to say I’m not happy for you if you have found your own paradise.  But I guess that’s just it, isn’t it? Paradise is subjective. It’s not even necessarily a locale. It is most definitely also a state of mind. But for today’s discussion   I will confine (what a sad […]

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Paloma: Can Money Buy Happiness? Part III in a Series

Thumbnail image for Paloma: Can Money Buy Happiness? Part III in a Series by Gina "SuuperG" Stark April 7, 2010 Random Ponderings

ShareIn some cases, well…yes, as these pictures clearly show! This is our beloved dog, Paloma, romping around on Del Mar, California’s dog beach. This is the same day as her sixth radiation treatment for the tumor (grrrrr) that has aggressively pushed its way from her sinus cavity to her brain with alarming and heartbreaking speed.  […]

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Seville Spain: A Happiness Theory and My “New Math”

Thumbnail image for Seville Spain: A Happiness Theory and My “New Math” by Gina "SuuperG" Stark March 10, 2010 Random Ponderings

ShareIn addition to the Spanish language courses that I’ve been taking,  I´ve also been studying math and philosophy in Seville. Please review my research and results below: Sevillian Math: One Way Walk to School = 1 T.V (Tinto Verano) Return Trip from School = 1 Leche Manchada (Some Powerful Coffee with Lots of Milk) Taking […]

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