happiness

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

Alix McCormicka month 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 Murraya month 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 Tresedera month 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 Sommera month 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 Leigha month 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 Ca month 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...
Carlos Guerra2 months ago
A Millennial's Comeback Story
"Sometimes you need to really get knocked down in order to truly know what your fight is." —Chadwick Boseman One of the worst things anyone can do is get stuck in their own mind. Yet I can’t ever seem...
DM Werner2 months ago
Blink of an Eye
Here we are in March 2019. I find myself at a crossroads once again in my life. I was scrolling FB last night, only to find out another friend's spouse suddenly passed away at 52 years of age. It ratt...
Tyler Turner2 months ago
Quitting at the Last Hurdle Is Okay
Before delving right in and explaining the reasoning behind such a title, I would just like to briefly disclaim that this article is not designed to de-motivate or demoralise anyone. Pushing ourselves...
Tshenolo Manicus2 months ago
First Time Seeing Myself
Every day is just a normal day but there are some days that just show you who you really are. There are life obstacles that will give you guidance and direction into finding yourself. I found that tho...
Lea Fritsche2 months ago
The Importance of Being... Honest
Today I sat at a coffee shop right next to a couple on a Tinder date. Ugh. It does happen quite a lot. Those Tinder people seem to pop up everywhere. I try not to eavesdrop on whatever people are talk...
Kanisha Patel2 months ago
Society Doesn’t Dictate Our Lives, We Do
We are always been told many things in our lives. Some we like, some we don’t. But sometimes the things that we don’t like affects us in a way that makes us feel out of the place. Though we never show...
Reigning Women2 months ago
This Is Trash: An Open Letter to My 20s—Reigning Women
Okay. I'm not going to waste any time on this one. For those of you who are in your 20s as well, you know all too well that your 20s are as complicated, stupid, confusing, and much, much more. So much...
Sarah Leonelli2 months ago
Perspective
Life is a rollercoaster. There are high highs and low lows. What will happen in your lifetime is unsure, but how you react in any situation is up to you. You can choose to have a negative mindset. You...
Chase Steele2 months ago
Unwrap Your Presence...
In the past few years, I have most certainly become more present than I have ever been before. The twists and turns of life have a way of showing us when to listen and when to speak or act. It seems t...
Kendra Bennett2 months ago
Finding Balance
I can’t be the only one who is sick and tired of being tired of telling people that everything is going great! It takes an insurmountable amount of energy to act like you have all of your life put tog...
Leigh Hooper2 months ago
Happiness
For a lot of people, happiness only comes once they have everything they want. They'll forget about being happy now to try and work for the happiness they want in the future. When I was younger, I onl...