Tag Archives: expectations

What’s Your Happiness Baseline?

Have you ever noticed how your happiness baseline—the bundle of things you consider essential for satisfaction—constantly shifts? That’s because it’s based on what you’re currently used to, and what you’re currently used to is, well, current.  I recently grumbled about having to … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 4

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued) Previously: Abandoned by his now-teenage friends Michael and Casey, Zack had never felt more alone…

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Decisions, Decisons

Whether to see the new Star Wars movie… …or the new Chipmunks movie! Just kidding.  Both are bound to be classics, right? Crickets. Right? Seriously, though, I mean the real question is whether it can live up to such impossible expectations! (The … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 4

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued) Previously: Abandoned by his friends, Zack had never felt more alone in his life. Meanwhile, his sister Gina… ⇔ ⇔ … Continue reading

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