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2 Surprising Reasons It Takes Balls to Be Happy

Tamara Star | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Happiness lives in the smallest of small things: the scent of the morning grass when the sprinkler first hits lawn against early light; happiness hangs out on the little hairs of your dog's ears back lit by sunlight; and happiness exists in the way a lover's arm feels heavy across your back as you struggle to claim your side of the bed.

Nature is the Doorway to Peace and the Key For Entry Just Might Surprise You

Tamara Star | Posted 07.16.2014 | TED Weekends
Tamara Star

We may not be able to view our world through time-lapse technology like filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, but we can slow down and tune into our senses while outside in nature. Our five senses are the keys that unlock the door to the now moment- and through that doorway, peace resides.

5 Signs It's Time To Break Up With A Business Client

Tamara Star | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Sometimes the money just isn't worth the price of peace we find ourselves paying. Like pruning a plant of dying branches, periodically pruning your business of troublesome clients is a necessity.

Want More Happiness? It's Hidden in the Ordinary

Tamara Star | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

The joy I end up feeling as I go to bed with every piece of laundry in its proper place always surprises me. The task I hate most actually makes me happy when I do it in this ritualistic way.

How to Lose the Woman You Love... for Good

Tamara Star | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

"Love is the greatest refreshment in life." -- Pablo Picasso Picasso's artistic style changed over periods of time that could be marked by the pha...

8 Common Ways We Drain the Life Out of Relationships

Tamara Star | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Love -- obviously a hot and tricky topic -- and while I agree that good love takes time and effort, I also know that love falls apart when the ball ...

5 Keys to Peace That You Already Have

Tamara Star | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Right there, I intimately felt the power of now. I'd read about it, heard about it, and had seen more than one book title containing those words, yet I'd never understood it until that unexpected and routine moment of time.