Happy Herald - Celebrities https://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8484-1-celebrities.html <![CDATA[One Man’s Journey to Learning & Improving Through Observation]]> All life is a precious gift to be cherished, even in challenging, difficult times. In each moment there are choices to be made, and through these choices, invaluable lessons to be learned.]]> <![CDATA[Be a Kid Forever]]> Just the other day, while visiting my sister in Michigan, I borrowed a neighbor’s bike. My hair, albeit much shorter than it was when I was 11, blew in the wind as I glided along the road. I loved feeling so carefree, and it reminded me of my youth. Those were days!.]]> <![CDATA[How To Heat Up Your Hidden Creativity]]> Get outside early, indoors midday, and back out when the sun’s going down. With summer in full swing and freedoms still being encouraged, hopefully some newfound inspiration is around for you to enjoy. Let’s look at some thoughts and ideas on creativity.]]> <![CDATA[Self Awareness]]> In many of the wisdom teachings, the mind is the culprit for unhappiness. Buddha said, “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” Often in Buddhism, the term “monkey mind” is used referring to the swinging from thought to thought and the chattering and endless carrying on that happens in our minds.]]> <![CDATA[Can Music Soothe Your Soul?]]> There’s something else that has recently happened that illustrates how music is an elixir for the soul. It was the nightly clap fest in New York City during the early days of the pandemic. Some evenings the clapping was accompanied by people playing the song, “New York, New York,” and many made their own music too.]]> <![CDATA[Fail, Fail, Fail... Ahh Sweet Success!]]> Did you know the Beatles had early failures? They were rejected by the biggest record company of the era, Decca Records. Had it not been for the drive, momentum and motivation to bring their work into the world, they may have just packed up and returned to Liverpool.]]> <![CDATA[Love All the Parts of Yourself!]]> It’s clear to me that the days of lockdown, isolating and being home, home, home are over. The roads here in South Florida are as busy as ever, and even though we are still in a pandemic… what we went through in March and April and May of 2020 and throughout last year… has passed.]]> <![CDATA[World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov on How to Build Confidence]]> The two men would play 24 games to decide the champion with the highest scoring player being declared the World Chess Champion. In total, the match would stretch for three months with the first 12 games taking place in New York and the final 12 games being played in Lyon, France.]]> <![CDATA[What’s Love Got To Do With It?]]> I can’t really write about or profess to know anything about unconditional love. I struggle, grapple, and literally ache to live an unconditionally loving life. The truth is, I am merely a beginner, and so this month, when given the topic of unconditional love, I went to others to help guide me.]]> <![CDATA[The Mysteries of Sleep]]> Every now and again I have an out-of-body awareness. I am looking at myself sleeping and marveling at the thought that I lie down at night, and something happens while the body is at rest. Have you ever thought about the incredible things that happen while your.]]> <![CDATA[Children’s Aid Club... Enriching The Lives of Children]]> Twenty years ago, Caroline Courtney of Fort Lauderdale gave the use of her yard for attendees of the Children’s Aid Club to park their cars for the charity’s “Taste and Tell” fundraising luncheon, held at a neighbor’s house across the street.]]> <![CDATA[The Way to Think and Grow Rich]]> With extra time on our hands, especially for those who are working from home or socially isolating, here is a great opportunity to have a forward vision, and to set the intention to grow rich in mind, body, spirit, wealth, abundance, and in relationship with yourself and with others.]]> <![CDATA[A Safe Haven]]> As we become more aware of the needs of animals that are neglected, abused or have lost their homes, adoptions and rescues increase. Pet adoptions are really on the rise – maybe it’s to fill the void that the pandemic has wreaked on our lives, especially on travel plans, or simply to combat the loneliness that has ensued over months of quarantine.]]> <![CDATA[The Ripple Effect: Do Small Actions Matter?]]> Rolling the clock back to April and May, I recall how my eyes peered out toward others on the occasional shopping trips to the market – I can still feel how my body was contorted with fear.]]> <![CDATA[Healthy and Homegrown]]> Herbs grow really well inside! Take your pick from these great and easy options: basil, cilantro, chives, parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.]]> <![CDATA[Celebrations Near and Far - America is Back in Space!]]> Summer is here. July 4th may not offer spectacular fireworks as we’ve come to expect, because many cities are nixing this years plans to ensure physical distancing. Sure, some folks will make a display of their cache and will have us oogle and google as we look up toward the sky in our own backyards.]]> <![CDATA[Seeing the Soul of Our New World]]> By the time you read this, many will have ventured back outside, maybe to the pool, the market, the outdoor café, or the patio at a friend’s home. My neighbor announced, “I got Botox yesterday and another friend went to the salon for a haircut. We’re venturing further than we have in months.]]> <![CDATA[On the Heels of COVID-19: A New Way Of Being]]> I certainly hope so, because one of my greatest fears is that we will slide back into business as usual. It seems all too clear, and history has shown, that we tend to forget our travails too easily. And yet I am reminded that the Renaissance came on the heels of the Great Plague.]]> <![CDATA[Surviving Tough Times]]> This morning I stood atop Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of Peru, visited The Bogd Kahhn Palace in Mongolia, and floated along the River Thames with the Tower Bridge soaring above. Shortly after, I traveled around Europe through Monet’s eyes. I did all this on Google Arts and Culture.]]> <![CDATA[Considering a Plant-Based Lifestyle? Try These Delish Recipes]]> Check out these recipes, do some online searching, take a few extra minutes in the market to explore all the new options and have fun while getting healthy!.]]>