happiness

Happiness, defined; things that help you find happiness, keep it, and share it with others.

Jessica Skye2 days ago
One Day Closer to You
So I was picking up my favourite Vietnamese takeout one typical Friday night, and the owner - who I know reasonably well since he is the one feeding my addiction- asked me why I was “so dolled up” and...
Salina Lehn2 days ago
How to Be Happy
What is happiness? Is it when you pet your dog or see your kids? Is it when you are giving to people in need? Or is it when you are eating your fave dessert? To be honest... happiness is a feeling bro...
Diane D2 days ago
To My 30-Year-Old Self
As we age, we expect that our wisdom will come from the lessons that lie ahead. Society has conditioned us to believe that the older we are, the wiser we are. We don't ever imagine that our younger se...
Keep Your Expectations Low
I always thought that life was this wonderful thing where you get to reach your limitations but there were also no limitations, that you can achieve anything in this world because it gives you what yo...
Jane Smith4 days ago
Everything Is Changing
Stagnant for so long, not unhappy but stuck (in a rut) maybe. I thought it was good—a steady job, staying in one place long enough to grow roots, but after 10 years of the same, I realise it is not en...
7 Habits of Highly (In)Effective People
Author's Disclaimer: The following article is, in actuality, a parody based loosely on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. My intention in writing this article is to shed some light on various unconscious tendencies that I have overcome in my own personal and professional life. Perhaps you will resonate with my ideas and have a laugh (at my expense) along the way! _____________________________________________________________________________
Carly Harper6 days ago
There Is Greatness Inside of You
There is greatness inside of you. YOU are YOUR potential. Follow the work that inspires you and devote your heart and soul to that mission. You have the key to manifest and unlock all of your dreams a...
Madi Writes6 days ago
She Knew She Deserved Better
She knew she deserved better. How dare they treat her like she wasn’t the most beautiful, the most elegant, the most loving, and the most caring girl they had ever met. She was confident, but in her o...
The Importance of Starting Over
“Sometimes you just need a fresh start. A new beginning. A clean slate. Just get rid of everything going wrong and make it go right. Sometimes, you just need to delete a number, colour your hair, quit...
brook smith9 days ago
The Promise of Patience
Patience, that’s something I’ve always heard is a virtue, but I’ve never really learned too much from it, or thought that living an ultimately patient life style is conducive to our modern society. Wh...
Ella Smith9 days ago
Journal Entry #1
January 15th There's something about a new journal. The way the blank pages lay perfectly flat against each other. The fresh, blank lines waiting to have a purpose. To be filled with your deepest thou...
A Letter to a Friend About Being Weird
So there’s is a small bit of pretext I would like to give to this “letter.” I was on the phone with a good friend of mine and we got on the conversation of being weird. She’s weird, I’m weird, it’s aw...
Vincent Graziano13 days ago
The Moo Cow
On September 1 of this year, I was scrolling mindlessly through social media and I saw a constant. It was repeated over and over by different people from various places of the world and all different ...
Amanda Flammer13 days ago
Finding Happiness
Happiness is a big notion, people struggle to find it their whole life. What will make you happy? What is it? I wonder that all the time. They say finding love will make you happy, having kids, having...
Viviane Gray14 days ago
Choose to Be Happy
"Don't worry. Be happy." That's what everyone tells us. That's what social media tells us. When we check our phone we often only see happy faces, smiling into the camera. Every commercial features peo...
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Zee Irelynn14 days ago
The Turning Point
It was August of 2017, I had just turned twenty-four, and I was on my way to Las Vegas. Now, I know what you're thinking, but this isn't a story about a wild and crazy weekend in "sin city." This is a...
Samantha Lowry14 days ago
It's Time to Be Happy
Happiness is a choice. I have spent the last three years of my life learning this harsh lesson. Today's generations have learned the damaging behavior of relying on circumstantial happiness. This mean...
Samantha Castro14 days ago
Let's Go
On the first week of my last fall semester as an undergraduate student (Aug. 2018), my professor asked the class "what is art?" We all murmured amongst ourselves. She told us to write our answers on a...