happiness

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

E.K. Sandoval5 hours ago
Time Stands Still
You're staring at the clock again. Hoping, no, wishing that it stops moving forward. That it doesn't go up one more hour, one more minute, one more second. Maybe it will freeze you think. That way you...
Evelyn V.2 days ago
Happiness
If you've been one of my readers for a while now, you would know I had a really rough time in the past year. I haven't ever taken time for myself after the breakup with my ex back in late 2017. I've b...
Hannah Kawira3 days ago
A Beautiful World
It's almost dawn and a new day is promised by a bracing wind. Raindrops drift from the overarching clouds to land like tiny ballerinas, gracefully slipping onto the soft green grass. A child sits in a...
Peter Rose3 days ago
The Balance Between Positive and Negative Energies
It was said—by Oscar Wild—"no good deed goes unpunished." Positive and negative forces in creation have to roughly balance each other, if the normal laws and rules of physics are to be accurate. God c...
The Power of Your Own Will
Have you found what you are living for? Do you know your purpose in life? Do you have goals, dreams, and aspirations? If so, ask yourself this question: How hard am I working to obtain said goals? If ...
Lee Jones4 days ago
The Wood Fairies Project: Made to Make You Smile
Hi everyone, my name is Lee. I am an artist from Briton Ferry, South Wales UK. I have started a project called, The Wood Fairies Project. I started this project around 20 months ago as a distraction f...
Our Surroundings
Growing up, I have learned that you can learn anything at any time and in any place. It has been especially amazing to learn that our environment can hold some glorious secrets. If we listen long enou...
LeAnne Diab5 days ago
The Manifestation of Not Giving a F*ck
It begins when our heads are painstakingly ravaged through a deep dark hole, and into a realm of fuck-giving and expectations. While not giving a fuck may seem simple on the surface, its the most diff...
sarah cay smith6 days ago
Choose Happy
Alright, so, you may disagree with me, but hear me out. Nobody chooses to be sad. Usually people feel sad because of something that happened, a mental illness, or it's just one of those days and they ...
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LG Reagon7 days ago
Things My Momma Said About Life
Things my mamma said is real life advise that has always led me into the light. Maybe her words can help you too... Take care of your family. Do the right things even when it isn't popular. Don't chea...
Eli Kuti7 days ago
Perception Is Weird
When I was a kid, I always believed that I could do whatever I wanted and that I can be whoever I wanted, but as the years passed by I realized that my perception on things wasn’t always true. I remem...
Alix McCormick7 days ago
Finally Putting Me First
For years and years, I had a tendency to put other people first before taking care of myself. I always put their needs before mine and somehow I ended up taking in all of their problems and in the pro...
Jessica Murray9 days ago
Why I Don't Give a Sh*t What People Think
So, you want to make a judgement of me. Okay. I used to be the girl that would stare at the floor when people looked at me. The slightest nasty comment would tear me to shreds. I'd hate myself for wee...
Kylee Treseder9 days ago
Service in Seattle
As I was growing up I constantly saw the commercials on TV about starving children, found food drives on every corner, or noticed that soup kitchens were desperately searching for volunteers. I knew t...
When, Exactly, Can We Define Ourselves as "Adults"?
I'm 27. I have a master's degree, a few years of work experience, and pay my bills. I'm pretty sure my brain is fully developed, and my personality is completely defined. I look at myself, and I don't...
AdreAnna Sommer12 days ago
Missing Opportunities
Lately, I have been reminded that time is of the essence. We always hear go to work, finish school, but how often do we hear to follow your heart? And when we do, it's always followed by a "you should...
Darin Leigh13 days ago
100 Things That Bring You Joy
Hey friends! So the other day I was feeling kind of discouraged, and I decided to do this little exercise to bring my spirits up! How it works is you write 100 things that you LOVE! Just as a simple l...
S C13 days ago
Young and Delusional
Coming home on a Sunday after a brunch well done. Bottle of nice white wine... delicious Thai food... some shots and of course, great company. In that moment, time stood still. Between the laughs, I s...