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I Almost Gave Up on NOT Dieting

Last night I felt really lucky to see a screening of the movie Walk With Me about Thich Nhat Hanh, the Zen Buddhist teacher.  Whenever I see or read about Buddhism I feel a fantastic sense of peace.  There was a valuable lesson on chasing happiness, and how we think a certain thing will give us happiness and in large part, this chasing happiness becomes a habit.  In the end, the chasing makes us unhappy because we feel something out there is going to make us happy but we don't have it now.  In reality, happiness or contentment can be in any moment you choose to recognize.  If you committed to focusing on 5 things in this very moment that make you happy, I bet you could.  But we are so busy looking at what we don't have or something outside of this very moment that we think will make us happy.  But does it? 
I am a complainer, it is a horrible habbit I picked up from my mom.  Always the devil's advocate, always finding a way to insert a little apathy into things.  One of m…

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