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Oxgenated Ozone Sauna

In the Spring of 2017 I experince my first oxgenated sauna. I was amazed at the energy I felt immediately afterwards. Later on I had 11 more. The main benefit I felt was that I hardly breathe hard walking or … Continue reading

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My 27th winter in Chiang Mai

This Sunday evening I will make my way to Toronto Pearson International Airport and board Cathay Pacific flight 826.  This will be my 27 winter in Thailand. I normally leave during the first week of November ,but anoher massive renovation … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Happiness Project Continues

I started my ,” My Happiness Project “ after reading the book, “The Happiness Project “ by Gretchern Rubin , a book given to me about 7 years ago by a fellow traveler at breakfast in Chiang Mai Thailand where … Continue reading

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The Power of Minimalist Living

My minimalist living project began the moment I decided to total renovate my one bedroom apartment and change it into a studio apartment with a Murphy bed.  Previous to this tranistion I would wake up in the morning ,open my … Continue reading

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Happiness and Health

.             Yesterday , as I walked briskly to my chiropractic appointment , I could smell the new Spring grass after the recent rainstorms in Toronto. I thought, Spring is the time of birth, of … Continue reading

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Reflections in having pat downs at Immigration

Yesterday afternoon I returned from a two week stay with a friend in Maryland ,USA. I had been assisting her with another downsizing move.    I spend a lot of time  and money taking care of my health and I … Continue reading

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Not all who wander are lost , Frodo.

Many,many decades ago stuck  on a farm in a small village I traveled the world vicariously-  in my imagination – through reading such authors as ,” Kim” by  Rudyard Kipling , magazines such as ,”Look” a , ” Life ” … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Happiness Project Continues

My apologies to any reader who have opened my blog and not found any new writings for many months. Why now,you ask , am I returning to writing. There are most likely many reasons for not writing which are rather … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Happiness Project Continues

Happiness is a state of being. Pleasure is a feeling. In his book, “Happiness” , Mathew Ricard , the scientist turned Buddhist monk encourages us to embrace the tenets of the Buddhist philosophy to ensure our happiness state. One of … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Happiness Project Continues

Most people aspire to be,”Happy” most of the time. It seems to be an inborn soul need-reaching out for that quality of life that as a culture we define as happiness. As a global traveller I have met many people … Continue reading

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