Inspiration When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand… Continue Reading
Most of you know me as Dr. Tom. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. But what many of you may not have realized is that I am also the head of Carole’s Candles, a long time aromatherapy business that put me through college. Over the past few weeks, you will find… Continue Reading
Inspiration If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Dalai Lama The Philosopher’s Corner Happiness. The most elusive, yet simplistic of all feelings. We all yearn for it, but few can ever achieve it over a prolonged period of time. Why is this the case? Our… Continue Reading
The Philosopher’s Corner Be Happy… Spread Some Light in Someone’s Life. Smile… It brings good Feelings to mind. Hug a Friend… They just may need one. Laugh Out Loud… It’s the Most Powerful Medicine. Thinking Of You Guys… Make it a Grateful Day! Prayers and Blessings to everyone. Believe… Achieve… Advance Confidently in the Direction… Continue Reading
Inspiration Where there is love there is life. Mahatma Gandhi Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi The Philosopher’s Corner The most elusive of emotion that I see enter my room as an analytical psychotherapist is the emotion of happiness. We all seek to… Continue Reading
Inspiration God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. Saint Augustine What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine. Oprah Winfrey The Philosopher’s Corner Happy Easter Everyone. Today we celebrate the resurrection. Whether one is Christian or not, the idea behind resurrection is paramount to the… Continue Reading
Inspiration A good laugh is sunshine in the house. William Makepeace Thackeray The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed. Bennett Cerf The Philosopher’s Corner Today I ran into this slight bit of Christian Humor. I thought I would share with you. Even though it is of the… Continue Reading
Daily Inspiration God always takes the simplest way. Albert Einstein Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa The Philosopher’s Corner Dr. Wayne Dyer once said that the Sun never asks the earth for homage for its life giving force. We should be grateful that it does… Continue Reading
Dr. Tom explores using emotions as a tool to better our lives.
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Inspiration Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. Marcus Aurelius The Psychology Perspective We need very little to make us happy. In fact, other than food, water, shelter, and clothing, very little is needed of material goods to foster a sense of happiness… Continue Reading
Dr. Tom explores the gratitude of a smile!