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Persistently enjoyable
April 29, 2013

We have reached the final of the twelve warning signs of Emotional health.

  1. Persistent presence of support networks
  2. Chronic positive expectations; tendency to frame events in a constructive light
  3. Episodic peak experiences
  4. Sense of spiritual involvement
  5. Increased sensitivity to others and self
  6. Tendency to adapt to changing circumstances
  7. Rapid response and recovery of adrenaline system due to repeated challenges
  8. Increased appetite for physical activity
  9. Tendency to identify and communicate feelings
  10. Repeated episodes of gratitude, generosity or related emotions
  11. Compulsion to contribute to society
  12. Persistent sense of humour

What strikes me as interesting about this is the word persistent. It hints at irrepressibility, like a spring always bubbling up out of the ground. And try as we might, we just cannot but be seeing the lighter side and this light shines out. It does not necessarily mean that we are all stand up comics or practical jokers. But that we do laugh a lot and smile with eyes also.

And there are times when we just cannot stop and we find that we bring all with us.

best wishes

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