happiness

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

Marishka Haylan13 days ago
My Friend, Fear
I had this problem my whole life, until two years ago. I accepted less, I didn't go for it. I put off school, I put off pretty much anything that would help me advance my life or better myself in some...
Pondering on the Universe
Do you believe in destiny? What about miracles? Do you think that we are guided through life or that everything is simply happenstance? I used to think that this was just something that hippies and yo...
mia sugui16 days ago
Look Around
Everywhere you go, people are burying their faces in bright screens, completely oblivious to the world around them. They are more concerned with what Karen ate for breakfast than what is occurring rig...
Ali McPherson17 days ago
A Black Woman's Guide to Self-Love
In a country that rewards European standards of beauty, it can feel like a burden to be a black woman in America. When a woman wakes up and looks in the mirror, she does not always like what she sees,...
Anonymous Guy18 days ago
Ana Wasn't Ana
A couple got news that they were expecting their first baby. After months of anticipation and a risked pregnancy, the time for the baby to be born was here. Ana, the name given to the baby, would grow...
Focusing on Positivity
No matter how hard life gets, or how deeply you fall into darkness, you must remember to stay positive. When it feels like you’re all alone and you’re the only one that can understand yourself remembe...
Micky Thinks19 days ago
6 Uncommon Ways to Self-Care
There have been numerous think pieces plastered online to share tips on how to properly "self-care." In efforts to attend to our mental and emotional wellness, we’ve been advised to take long, soothin...
Ahimsa
Okay, let's start at square one: what in the world is "ahimsa"? Friends, Romans, Countrymen, let me introduce you to a beautiful concept I discovered recently. Ahimsa is the concept of compassion to a...
Journey Scribe23 days ago
The Greener Grass of Tomorrow
Are you waiting for tomorrow? Does the future look brighter than today? Are you thinking, “When is my life actually going to begin?” or “Maybe things are going to get better later”? If so, you're not ...
Angel Perez23 days ago
Work Will Still Be There Tomorrow
As I watch the sun kissed popplers sway in the morning breeze at the campsite, I see families pack up their belongings to head back to their lives. For some, this weekend was an annual vacation. For o...
Ali McPherson24 days ago
Finding Myself as a Twenty-Something
In my teens, I didn't like to be alone. The idea of being alone, while everyone else was out enjoying their lives, was too much to bear. I couldn't imagine the idea of being single forever or not find...
A Clem25 days ago
Just No More
I want to live in a world where we are not judged by the color of our skin, or by the kind of music we listen to, or where we grew up. I want to live in a world where it is okay to be seen in public i...
Echaka Monjoka month ago
The Sad Truth
It was a normal day when I decided to walk to the nearest Family Dollar. I had a few essential things to get. Most times I go to HEB but today, Family Dollar. As I walked up to the cashier to pay I no...
Jarrod Fostera month ago
Ways to Help You Follow Your Dream
Hello everyone! Life is weird, isn't it? You are told to that you have to do things out of obligation just so you can get to where you want to be or do what you want to do. In the middle of that proce...
Anna Milesa month ago
Moving...
It’s that time again. The sight of brown, the feel of stickiness, the ragging chaos of personal belongings being packed away. Total emptiness suffocating me. This is what moving feels like. I’ve moved...
Navigating the World of Becoming an Adult
As the first day of summer arrives, many kids all over the globe are starting their long-awaited break from the overbearing pressure of school. Public pools are packed with screams of utter joy from t...
Why It's Okay Not to Care
What We Can Learn Ever been told that you’re not good enough? That your work just isn’t quite right or that you’re not qualified enough for a job? We’ve all been there. It’s a part of life and we are ...