happiness

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

hello baby16 days ago
Showering with the Lights Off
I like it when it's peaceful. I like quiet, and being able to search through the thoughts in my head, opposed to their usual fighting over any background noise to be heard. Don't get me wrong, I'm as argumentative and competitive as the next guy, and my mother is one to quickly relay to any old friend she sees in the street that "it's like fame academy in our bloody house"; this does not mean, though, that I can't enjoy the silence. I like to listen to the gulls on a sunny morning and dream I'm ...
Ana Kass16 days ago
Your Own Path
Since childhood, our brains, more so, our subconscious, act like a sponge absorbing everything we are exposed to. From the language used by those around us, rules later imposed, to the subtext of both...
Lauren Day17 days ago
Where Were You Last Year - Pt.2
Wow. Well, that came on fast. My 18 years of life are being fulfilled this very moment and I feel g r e a t... but not quite in the moment. The day before my birthday, I was laying on the floor of my ...
Azza Ahmed17 days ago
Under the Cusp of Magic
You might've guessed and searched Google after reading just my title... what is a Cusp?, Cusp of magic?, and What is that? Let me introduce myself first. My name is Azza, and I am an unbelievably maje...
Blessed and Fortunate
Growing up as a little girl, there's always something important to you, whether it's your pink bow tied dress or your fluffy white socks. My name meant the world to me. The origin of Fartun came from ...
Abbey Walters17 days ago
You Have Got to Love Yourself
I am 22 years old with a bachelor's degree under my belt from one of the most distinguished universities in America. I graduated with a 3.92 GPA and concrete plans of immediately continuing on with my...
Kat Garcia18 days ago
Vague Background Story
I like to believe that everything in life happens for a reason. I grew up in somewhat of a religious household, so believing there was a bigger being with a plan was part of life. However, that's not ...
A Guide to (Maybe) Finding Yourself
I wish I could start this off by promising you a fast, 10-minute, easy fix solution, that I could somehow train your mind, body, and soul to sync in perfect harmony by the time you finish reading the ...
Great Feelings
Cat’s great feelings: Driving down a road in the fall, when all the leaves are turning colours, and the road is lined as far as you can see with these colourful tree’s And the already fallen leaves ar...
Samantha Reid21 days ago
Why You Should Volunteer
Many people say they don't volunteer because they don't have time. Their lives are already busy enough with school or work or family or some combination of all three. People will make all sorts of exc...
Jean 🦅21 days ago
Becoming an Adult Far from Everything—Pt. II
One year ago, I took the plane to cross the ocean. Six hours later, I was in another dimension: North America. Quite a big deal for an 18-year-old boy who has never lived far from his family. I was un...
Gabriella Grace21 days ago
Secure Every Loving Foundation
Self love teaches us how to love the world. Our mind works like an energy conductor and as such it creates assumptions about the energy of what is happening and then projects its interpretations out o...
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Jenna Carlson21 days ago
How Watching the Sunset Daily Changed My Life...
Let’s face it: school is stressful AF. Especially when you have to arrive every other morning at 7:15 for high school jazz band, throughout the day possessing a serious lack of spare classes (um, more...
Mid-Life Crisis Before 30
It took me a long time to muster up the courage to take my life back. I got into a tumultuous relationship, straight after a stint in juvenile detention. I was in a confined facility where we were als...
Hills A21 days ago
Let's Talk About Getting Back To Being Happy
One day I was roaming around Barnes & Noble when I came across a book that I knew I needed to purchase and read. Getting Back To Happy by Marc & Angel Chernoff has been a book that I have needed in my...
Auri Bon21 days ago
Is Happiness the Right Life Goal?
When I was in my early teens, I wanted nothing more than to be respected by my peers. By age eighteen, I wanted to change the world and be recognised as a great mind of the century, maybe even the mil...
Not a Trait
Growing up homeschooled had its perks, I could sleep in, I had more time for my hobbies, and I was able to learn in a hands-on way. My mom was my teacher for a while. She sucked at teaching math, not ...
Chelsey Moïse22 days ago
Good Morning, Kindness
Have you ever wondered why people need credit? Why great buildings are brought forth on the backs of many so that we can worship a singular human from a moment in history? Why do we need busts of Pres...