happiness

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

Shawn C Macea year 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...
The Roads of Rome
Imagine, if you will, yourself back in 1776 sitting at a local pub that’s filled with your neighbors, friends, co-workers, and other members of the community. The air is filled with the most sensation...
Purpose
The question everyone asks at one point in their life is "What is the meaning of life?" Once the question is asked, the pondering begins. It could last for hours, days, weeks, or even a couple seconds...
Angela Altlanda year ago
Is the World Really As Bad As Everyone Thinks?
All over the news, media, and internet, all we see is the bad stuff. The crazy, brutal, scary bad stuff. But the question we want to find the answer to is, is what we see is the full story? Is this th...
Mel Dobsona year ago
Dirty Thirty
So. I turn 30 this year. Although if most people ask, I stopped aging at 25 like a vampire from Twilight (never mind that reference alone ages me); I stay that age forever. This dark misty road looms ...
Shawn C Macea year ago
Living Off-the-Cuff
With the many self-help books out there, no one can imagine the millions of perspectives out there, including my own. Until you see all the viewpoints in different writings, then you are bombarded wit...
Inside a Chocolate Wrapper
I really got hooked to this one when I read it inside the wrapper of a chocolate I had the other day. It goes like this: “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, bring your own sunshine.” After r...
Taeja Williamsa year ago
The Unwritten Journey of a Young Woman
Have you ever imagined what your calling in life truly is? Do you know what it is you really wanna do but you have family members and friends telling you otherwise? or Maybe you have supportive Family...
How to Be Perfect
One day I got fooled by this theme. At first my topic was a little bit different. But the best thing is that I came up with the new answer. For a very long time, I believed and said that imperfection ...
An Introduction to Myself
I've decided to tell you, the reader, about myself. For what reason? That is a great question that doesn’t really have an answer. But I do know that I felt that it's always good to remind yourself of ...
looper a year ago
If You're Stuck, Read This
Yesterday, I felt like I couldn't get out of bed, so I didn't. Today was different. Today my eyes fluttered open and I immediately thought of a bagel, egg, and cheese sandwich. I was able to pop right...
Isabelle Garthaa year ago
Life Choices
Every day we get a choice. Big or small, it really does not matter. Sometimes the choices are what you’re going to eat today, or should you have that dessert when you’re on a diet. Other choices could...
C.G. Remmeta year ago
Homeward Bound
I am up late. Again. But tonight, it's different. It's an unusually warm night. There's a breeze; not enough to be disturbing, but enough to make the leaves on the trees rustle, and to make the stars ...
Dajanae Davisa year ago
Rose
I didn't even know how to spell my middle name until I was six. My mom made up our names, so we were destined to be different. She didn't think about the possibility of us not being hired or ridiculed...
Lou Ba year ago
A Post for Those Who Don't Know Where or Who They Are Yet
As cliché as it is, life is just one big what if. Everything happens for a reason—a quote I've always passed on situations, and an ex boyfriend who told me it was stupid made me realise even more so, ...
Rahi Shaha year ago
How Changing My Perspective Changed My Entire Life
"Will I remember this day 10 years from now?" This is a question I often ask myself, thinking what have I done today that will help me remember this day 10 years from now. Whenever I ask anyone in my ...
Juliet Williamsa year ago
Letter to the CVS Man
Dear enthusiastic employee at CVS, Before I begin, I just want you to know that I think you are lovely. You attempt to make conversations with those around you and even offered to help me with my purc...