By "shrine," I didn't mean a niche with candles, flowers, and a statue, but rather, Eleanor-like, an area that enshrined my passions, interests, and values. A shrine is arranged with care. It entices people to particular activities and moods. It's a sign of dedication.
This is from page 30 of Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin.
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"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking." —Marcus Aurelius
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Teaser Tuesdays: Happier at Home #2
at 5:19 PM
...fell in love with Italy in late 2012. How? When she asked her very first Italian friend for the words "chicken" and "duck" in la bella lingua, and the rest is history. Now, her passion for the language grows stronger than ever and she’s still studying it, having had and planning for more annual vacations in Italy, and indulging in stacks of Italian books or magazines. In the very near future, she is confident that the time for her to be fluent in Italian will come. Currently pursuing Latin, Spanish and MBA!