happiness

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

Reigning Women2 months ago
How to Truly Find Happiness...
Happiness is indeed the most sought after thing in the universe for human beings. No matter what way you throw it, no matter how you paint it, everyone wants to be happy. Then why the hell is it so di...
Hannah Johnson3 months ago
It's Not a Bad Life
Today started out as a really good day. Most of them do. If you wake up and tell yourself "it's going to be a great day," you can normally stay in that mindset pretty easily. And I was doing a really ...
Soul-Searching in Seattle
Seattle This place brings a lot of emotion for me. In the beginning of 2018, I was at a very low and unhappy place in life. I was fighting so hard to find anything to make me feel fulfilled. I made so...
Katie Gaster3 months ago
Funemployment
Last December, I moved from London to my mum's house after quitting my freelance career in film. I moved with the goal of earning money to go traveling, but I’ve not yet bagged a job. I've been at my ...
Carlene Mengler3 months ago
The Unknown
We all come to that place in our lives where we've hit a wall. A place of insecurities, questions, confusion, decisions, and the opinions of the world. When we feel lost and confused on what to do and...
Caroline Bolibaugh3 months ago
Happiness
New Year's Eve 2018, and I'm scrambling to figure out a resolution. A friend says to me "In 2019, I'm focusing on me, and being happier", and I thought "well, okay, here we go... I'm going to be happi...
Nawal Tariq Shah3 months ago
Life Is Worth It
Every day we get up in the attempt to improve our lives, in order to achieve greater things or to work hard towards our goals, but there are days we question our existence, days in which we want to hi...
Self-Confidence
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who never allowed fear to cloud her actions and lived her childhood to the fullest. Her environment was filled to the brink with encouraging and supportive el...
nashai catlett3 months ago
How to Be Happier
Everyone gets to a point where he or she finds themselves looking for ways to be happy. One thing that is important to know is happiness is an emotion. Duh, but it is impossible for someone to be perm...
Anna Flaherty3 months ago
Finding Meaning
Do you ever just sit down and wonder what might become of your life? Wonder where you'll end up or if you'll end up? I do. Often I'll find myself wondering about what's next or sometimes even thinking...
Kate Hurley3 months ago
A Letter to My Emotions
Dear Happiness, You are easier said than done. My brain seems to think that you don’t exist in me anymore, but I feel you at least once or twice everyday, more so if I’m lucky. I feel you in a song, a...
Sarah Blain3 months ago
A 24-Year-Old Child
As I jump off the swing in the public park, I observe the nostalgic feeling that filled my adult heart, the very heart that once was a child. It has been years since I stepped on a playground, knowing...
Cameron Dominguez3 months ago
Living with an Audience
We want to be liked. We want to be admired. We want people to think highly of us. We want to be more attractive, have more money, more friends, more likes. We want to be wanted. We crave validation mo...
Vega B3 months ago
Sometimes...
I have been dreaming for almost a year, almost every single night. Always strange dreams that I cannot seem to remember until someone says or asks something, and then I seem to immediately remember. H...
Michael Smith3 months ago
Live a Life of Thanks!
One of the hardest challenges for me has been to create a distinct lifestyle that does not always adhere to the traditions of my upbringing. Not that I am doing anything wrong, but because it steps ou...
Sapphire Ravenclaw3 months ago
Good Things Jar 2018
The idea came from something I saw on the interwebs near the end of 2017. The idea is to keep a jar (any old jar will do) and pop in a note once a week about something good that happened. The final in...
Iris 3 months ago
I Was Trapped in My Own Life
I work 80 hours a week. That’s right—16 hour shifts, an average of one day off a month, and a constantly rotating schedule that has left me in the last six months feeling often that my life is not und...
Sookie Ng3 months ago
Am I Adulting on the Right Track?
Do you remember the days when you used to say, “I can’t wait to grow up!” because adults seemed to know what they’re doing all the time? It’s like they always look so confident and poised, knowing exa...