happiness

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

When the World Keeps Spinning and You're Still Standing Still
I've been on this planet for 22 years now and honestly, I can say there are very few people out there that were able to help me without me having to mess something up first. My mom and dad were the pi...
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Sam Tooms21 days ago
Loving Yourself
First thing's first, yes the title to this blog is a little cliché, and I know you're probably preparing yourself for a load of inspirational bull, but normally, I'm not an inspirational person. Judgi...
Gabrielle Marie22 days ago
Munchies
If you have ever smoked the good green stuff, you know what often goes along with that. Feeling happy, tired, couch-potatey, and hungry as hell. This is not a story about a time I got high, it's a sto...
Jordan Catto23 days ago
Handing in Your Resignation with No New Job, No Plan, and Most Importantly, No Fear!
My palms are sweating and my right knee is jiggling nervously. I twitch as the office door opens, and groan internally as I see the director enter the room. "Here goes," I tell myself, my brain racing...
Matthew Stone23 days ago
Good Coffee
There was a man who frequented the pub. He always had a gentle smile on his face as if it was fixed in that position from birth. His eyes were kind and the general expression on his face was always th...
LeAnn Murch24 days ago
Turning 30
I honestly never thought this day would come. I haven't quite imagined how my life would be up to this point. I guess I always figured I'd have my shit together and I would "feel" like an adult. But t...
Jean 🦅a month ago
Becoming an Adult Far from Everything
One year ago, I took the plane to cross the ocean. Six hours later, I was in an other dimension: North America. Quite a big deal for a 18-year-old boy who's never lived far from his family. I was comp...
Be the Black Sheep
Many of us “sheep” of society choose to base our everyday life and actions on whatever’s going on in the world. We always find ourselves going everyday with the flow of society. It’s easier to make fr...
Jonathan Micianoa month ago
Stones
“I’m telling you, it’s all in the motion.” She holds the stone in her hand and winds her arm back. Knees bent, eyes squinted, and focused on the water. Then, almost as graceful as it is forceful, she ...
Danni Williamsa month ago
Let Me Tell You What It's Like
It's like having to wrap your arms around yourself as if you were physically holding the pieces of you together. It's like spending time with someone and hoping that when they leave they find even the...
Kelsey Gagera month ago
The Search for Enlightenment
Searching for Enlightenment I have always believed that happiness is something to be found. That one day I will find someone or something that will make me think "Yeah, I'm finally happy." A sudden ch...
LEANNE RANKINa month ago
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5 Things I Learned Living Abroad
I'm Italian and I lived in the same village, the same street, the same house and the same room for 19 years. My house was situated in a village of less than 9,000 people in the countryside, near Venic...
Morganne Thayera month ago
A Series of Fortunate Events
I have always been one to look back in reflection of months and years past. This past year is no exception especially since it has shaped me into who I am at this very moment, typing on my laptop late...
Sam Derbyshirea month ago
Feel the Fear and Try to Do It Anyway
So three weeks since I first took the plunge, I am happy to report that I'm still going in and have only actually missed three mornings. It's become a ritual now and even though when I wake up, the pr...
Excerpts From My Journal
"Not many people know internal freedom. Not many people have tasted internal freedom. They might have had moments of release, pleasure, but not freedom. It is a taste which cannot be forgotten nor rep...
Skye RJa month ago
Stop Beating Yourself Up!
Disclaimer: This isn’t for people battling depression. Depression isn’t solved with a simple, “Stop doing this.” If you are battling depression, please talk to a licensed therapist or other healthcare...
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Pamela Dirra month ago
How to Remain Positive When Surrounded by Negativity
Everyone is entitled to happiness. Everyone is also entitled to go through difficult times. But what if people are making your life so miserable that you lose sight of your happiness? That’s when you ...