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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Half Full Friday! July 23rd

"Pleasure is the only thing to live for. Nothing ages like happiness." - Oscar Wilde
Half Full Friday is a series of weekly posts that Eye Girl originally started in June 2009.

We believe that a lot of our happiness is determined by our attitude about the things that happen to us. So by participating, we are deciding to see the glass as half full, instead of half empty. We are choosing to concentrate on the positives, instead of dwelling on the negatives. Our Half Full Friday posts are a way to do just that. They are a list of the things in our life that have brought us happiness over the past week.

We are determined to find the something good in every day.  Are you?
"Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response." - Mildred Barthel
For the next week, we challenge you to keep a list of at least one thing that brought you happiness each day. On Friday, write your own Half Full Friday post and return to Life As Eye See It to link your post and to see what other blogger's found happiness in during the past week.
Don't forget to grab a Half Full Friday Banner or Button for your blog post if you are going to join in:
This is what I'm Happy for this week:
  • I am happy for the time I get to spend with my sons, in person and on the phone!
  • I am happy that I got to meet with my 40 Assets Champions group this week.
  • I am happy that I came up with some ideas and plan of actions for the 40 Assets group!
  • I am happy I got to tell several people about '8 to Great' this week.
  • I am happy I found a new church to visit and possibly join. :-)
  • I am happy that I got even more emails from Asperger parents this week. :-)
  • I am happy that my son is empowering himself more and more each week!
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."- Mahatma Gandhi
Love & Hugs Always,
Coreen
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15 comments:

  1. cool about the church and your son as well and linking up with asperger parents...sound like you are have a little more than a haf full week, smiles.

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  2. Wonderful things to be happy about!

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  3. How much better it is to look on the positive side of a situation than the negative.
    Loved your list.
    Yvonne.

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  4. Nice post and loved your list of happiness!

    Jane

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  5. Love your happy list! And I am glad to hear that your son is doing so well!!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  6. I love your list. I did this for a few weeks, but not every week. Love to see you making a list!
    kim

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  7. So much to be thankful for. It makes me happy.

    ~that rebel, Olivia

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  8. hello Dear,

    This is my first time at your blog. I enjoy reading it. I would like to be your friend.
    Love
    Sunshine

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  9. Woohoo, your my half-full kinda gal!!! We all could have a better life if we looked for the half full glass sittin' right before us!

    Have a fantastic Friday and a weekend filled with blessings!!! :o)

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  10. this is so encouraging and positive...and makes me want to live my best life...have a great weekend.

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  11. good to hear that your son is doing better sounds good you're having contact with more families with Aspergers and this is wonderful

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  12. Hello Corrine, how lovely to meet you, and thank you for stopping by to visit with me. My, what a positive, busy lady you are! I couldn't agree more about happiness being a conscious frame of mind (smile). What an uplifting post.

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  13. very pleased to hear your son has improved, superb xxx

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  14. Oh Coreen those are wonderful things to be happy about! I am happy to make my way over here and say hello and read you inspiration for the day. Debbie

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  15. Contact with people is very important. I am glad you have such a healthy attitude. Big hug
    Honey Childe

    yvonne

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