Peace and Contentment Trump Happiness

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Gold DRE #00697006

I just realized I put the word trump into the heading of my blog, and I can't seem to avoid that ugly word no matter where I go, LOL. I'm writing today about being content, at peace with the world and within yourself, and being able to sleep well at night because your life is basically stress free.

Does this describe many of you? Maybe not. After all, some of us sell Sacramento real estate, and that can be very stressful in itself if we don't have a way to maintain our sanity. I maintain my sanity through humor. That seems to be the best way, and to let go of the the things that prevent you from obtaining it.

You can read more about this in my personal blog today at this link: Happiness is Not So Much a Goal as Being at Peace.

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Elizabeth Weintraub is co-partner of Weintraub & Wallace Team of Top Producing Realtors, an author, home buying expert at The Balance, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown, Carmichael and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put our combined 80 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at RE/MAX Gold. DRE License # 00697006.

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1~Judi Barrett
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Elizabeth, A subject worthy of writing about.  So many people do not seem to be at peace.

Oct 04, 2015 03:48 AM #1
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I equate happy with my contintment in life.  I don't want to change a thing.

Oct 04, 2015 06:23 AM #2
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Judi K Barrett I am not a Christian, and I see from your blog that Christianity seems to be a big part of your life, so here I am proof that you don't need to believe in a higher power to find peace. But for those who find comfort in their religion, I am not knocking it. Whatever works. Thanks for stopping by.

Oct 04, 2015 10:57 AM #3
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Tammy Lankford Being content and at peace with everything is a difficult state to achieve but it is certainly doable. You have such a lovely life centered on your Donald and your family and your faith, and you are a beautiful person, Tammy, no wonder you feel content.

Oct 04, 2015 10:58 AM #4
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Interesting observation on the word trump! I think moving to a place/community you love has a lot to do with adding peace/happiness to your life. That's how I feel about living in my community in the North Georgia mountains. There's less stress here than in other parts of the country.

Oct 04, 2015 12:46 PM #5
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Good morning Elizabeth.  I know some successful people but they are always miserable.  Give me a happy and contented person every time.

Oct 04, 2015 07:53 PM #6
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Hi Elizabeth.  Sounds like all is well in your world.  And, that trip sounds awesome.

Oct 04, 2015 09:21 PM #7
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You're getting darn cute with those title lines, Elizabeth!  I'm shocked that you didn't put "Trump" in your tags!

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Being content is its own sort of happiness, I guess.  My niece spent a week with my over the summer and wondered why I was so happy.  I was stunned.  I didn't necessarily feel over the moon, but she saw me smiling, joking, and singing to the radio.  Evidently, she is surrounded by adults hanging their heads low and drudging through life.  I am content.  I love the radio and I love to sing and joke around.  There are happy moments in every day.  It's recognizing them that is so hard for folks.  

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