happiness

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

Falling With ‘Style’
Everyone is familiar with Toy Story, especially, the scene where Woody and Buzz finally fly to catch Andy and the moving van before it’s too late. They called it “falling with style.” This was because...
Ellen Kommel2 days ago
Mastering Melancholy
The first thing to understand in your pursuit of happiness is that “happy” is a subjective term: what works for one person won’t work for the next. These suggestions are not law or guaranteed to chang...
A Quick Reminder
We're rounding the end of the second month this year. How many of you made a resolution? Are you still pursuing it? If not, that's ok. I stopped making a New Year’s resolution a long time ago. There's...
Karina Nistal2 days ago
Give Thanks, That's the Secret
I have learned the ticket through life is gratitude. It's a shame we are not taught how to be grateful in school. Of all the subjects we are shown, I believe being grateful would be the most useful. I...
Amanda M2 days ago
20 Before 20
Inspired by this post, and in anticipation of my twentieth birthday coming up in less than a week, I decided that I would create a list of twenty life lessons that I've learned thus far. Seeing as I'v...
Rachel Maria3 days ago
One Year in the Woods
One of my co-workers was dreading the place he was going to stay in for two weeks while he was on vacation because it wasn't going to be accessible to cable. I said, "You don't need a cellphone or 'ca...
Fiona Harriette3 days ago
Does Happiness Exist?
Throughout my whole life I have felt somewhat alone. I thought I was strange and incredibly different from what I assumed was normal. But from the help of social media, I began to feel more included, ...
J. R.6 days ago
One Shady Character
People talk about living in the shadows of their past. Being haunted by regrets. Or fear. But ever heard someone admit they're cloaked in the darkness of the "comparison game"? I'm gonna let you in on...
S. Rogers6 days ago
Fight the “Good” Fight
Every day I wake up to the news, every day it's the same: violence, killing, crime, hate. Currently there is a race for government offices, so we get to see commercials about corruption, lying, and pe...
Amanda M6 days ago
I Took a Year Off of Social Media... And You Should Too
It has been exactly two years since I took a break from all forms of social media, and I can truly say the experience was life-changing. Although I've since rejoined the online world, my year away fro...
Delilah Jayde10 days ago
Here's Why "Finding Balance" Doesn't Really Exist
As I type this, I am: writing an email, next week's list of things to do, scheduling the staff meeting this afternoon and writing this post all at once, and I wonder for a second if it is an appropria...
Cathy Farrar10 days ago
Life Challenges
Complaining is something we all do from time to time. Something happens that didn’t go our way and we complain about it. We didn’t get the job. We gained too much weight. We have a bad hair day. Our c...
Amanda Doyle11 days ago
Are Things Prettier in Pink?
Positive versus negative. Who would win in a fight? I spend a lot of my life thinking about energies in the world and the emotions that we're surrounding ourselves with. Someone who is depressed might...
Brandy Geers11 days ago
Live Your Life for You
I believe we are all conditioned by the people around us to be something we're not. From the day we are born, each and every one of us as human beings are taught to live by a certain lifestyle and tha...
No Regrets in Life, Just Lessons
We all have done things that we are ashamed of. We all have made bad decisions and choices. Indeed, each of us has long lists of regrets. We regret not only the things that we did but equally the thin...
Linda j11 days ago
The Happiness Trap
First let me start off by saying that I truly am one of the most positive, kind hearted people. I think that the world is a beautiful place, despite all of the ugly things people do and the unfortunat...
Shawn C Mace12 days ago
Complete
The many situations I have been in or observed. Those that I love have suffered from illnesses, death, alcoholism, drug abuse, lies told to cover up embarrassment, betraying relationships, verbal/ phy...
A Life Lesson I Wish Someone Had Taught Me Years Ago
I never realized just how quickly one is able to learn and to grow. The kind of growth and knowledge that a school could never teach and the experiences no parent could protect their child from underg...