If You Want to be Happy, Then LEARN to be Happy

Earlier today, I read about a guy named Wong Sun, someone who is happy whether there is rain or whether it is Monday morning…  And, he is in the shoe repair profession.

Mr. Wong Sun, the happy shoe repairsman

I think, really, that happiness is not where you travel, what you do, or what you have, but rather is about finding the inner peace within.

I think just being able to do a good job at whatever it is that you or I are/am doing and to feel satisfaction from doing so goes a long way towards that inner peace.

So, here is to Mr. Wong Sun!  May we all have that inner peace and joy!

Big Mess in Little Thailand – Your Guide To Understanding The Political Turmoil in Thailand

Thailand Political Turmoil - EPA image
Thailand Political Turmoil - EPA image

If you’re like me, you have been looking at the Thailand mess with curiosity. Hasn’t this protesting been going on for what seems like forever? Who’s in the “right?” Who’s in the “wrong.” And why don’t people in Thailand like their airports or their tourism industry? Being in Asia, and liking Thailand as a great vacation get-a-way, I’ve been trying to keep up with what is going on, but found myself awfully confused. The other day I was trying to explain what is happening there and came to realize I had no real understanding of the events that lead up to today.

So, I set to read up on the last 3 years, and figure out the timeline of who did what, when, and why. Since I hadn’t understood the situation, I figure that some of you might also be in the dark and appreciate the following timeline and background: Continue reading Big Mess in Little Thailand – Your Guide To Understanding The Political Turmoil in Thailand