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Video: Imitate a Spiritual Master. Who Is Your Spiritual Master?

2010 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2010 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2010 a happier year – and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- this month’s focus is Eternity. Last week’s resolution was to Clear a surface. Did you try to follow that resolution? Did it help to boost your happiness?

In the hubbub of everyday life, it can be easy to lose touch with the things that really matter. Finding a way to incorporate transcendent values into your ordinary day will make you happier -- but it can be challenging to do that.

For that reason, this week's resolution is to Imitate a spiritual master:

Who is your spiritual master? How do you imitate him or her in your everyday life? Post a reply here, or even better, post a 1-2 minute video on YouTube. I'd be fascinated to hear other people's responses to this question, and I'm sure other people would be, as well.

If you'd like to read more about this resolution, check out...
Imitate a spiritual master.
"The Office," Pam and Jim, and the Mystery of Love.
Have you ever been upset by a well-intentioned gift? Acted ungratefully?

If you're new, here’s information on the 2010 Happiness Challenge (or watch the intro video). It’s never too late to start! You’re not behind, jump in right now, sign up here. For more ideas, check out the Happiness Project site on Woman’s Day.

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