happiness

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

John Skillyard2 months ago
How Positive Emotions Can Be Life Changing
For a long time now negative emotions have been identified as necessary emotions; they help to initiate the "fight or flight" mode when in danger. The negative emotions we experience help us narrow in...
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Michelle Terra2 months ago
Who Am I Actually?
When you read the title, what did you picture? Did you visualize yourself exactly how you are right now, or were you bombarded with imagery of who you’d like to be? That question is something I ask my...
Cindy Athey2 months ago
The Power of Letting It Go
Life can be stressful. Stress can take many forms, right? We have relationship stress, financial stress, work stress, and family stress. Stress that feels overwhelming, stress that produces panic, and...
Molly Weinfurter2 months ago
Happiness Comes First
Happiness is an important part of life, but often times, we seem to forget about it entirely. We get so caught up in work, school, and relationships that we sometimes forget about our own wellbeing. M...
Lara Finan2 months ago
Finding (Just Enough) Fulfillment in the Simple Things
"Happiness is pretty simple". Meh, if you're like me, that is much easier said than done. As human beings, we long for people and things to make us happy and feel satisfied. It's just nature. For most...
Taylor G2 months ago
It's Okay to Get Lost. It'll Save You
When I graduated from high school, I thought I had a clear-cut idea of how life was going to be. I'd go to college, meet new people, and come out of my shell. I would ditch the introverted, shy exteri...
Rose Laurens2 months ago
Yes I’m an Optimist…but Don’t Blame Me, Blame the Integral!
While I may be a self-proclaimed optimist and the proud owner of an internal locus of control, I maintain that not every day is (or should be) a good one. As Hannah Montana taught us, “Everybody has t...
Vincent Graziano2 months ago
The Only Thing That Controls You Is You
There was a point in time where I came up with a saying that helped me develop patience, or a better sense of patience; that's a constant work in progress for me. I said this. "There are only two thin...
Chyann Jane2 months ago
Make a Change
Three years ago I left the state of Michigan to go to North Carolina on a family vacation. It was my brothers, sisters, and I's first time being so far away from where we called home. It was full of n...
Katie Rees2 months ago
Interestingly Enough...
So, interestingly enough, it'll run its course. There's not much you can do to stop it from running its course. I'm no wise old woman, but I know life well enough to tell you that problems need to hap...
Diana Rego2 months ago
Believe in the Process
“Maybe the journey isn’t about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about unbecoming everything that isn’t you. Be who you are meant to be.” In all honesty I probably would have never seen this if I wasn’t s...
Ben Kharakh2 months ago
Inspiring Quotes to Reignite Your Motivation
Humor can light a fire under your tuchus just as well as a cat challenging you to, "Hang in there." That's because humor's connection to surprise means we access a point of view we don't already have....
Hitaishita Virmani2 months ago
Struggles of Early Adulthood
They say that one of the most transformative periods in your life is that of adolescence. However, I didn't see that as a major turning period in my life. My mom always says, "your twenties are the ha...
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Nathan Reilly2 months ago
Smile :)
There is too much negative energy in this world. Even little things can be a cause of major negativity. This is why smiling is one of the best forms of positive energy. Without positive energy, we bec...
Abbey Ryan2 months ago
Is Happiness a Choice?
It's Abbey again, and I had a friend recently tell me that they had never watched the sun set. It was on their to-do list, obviously, they'd just never gotten around to it. It was like I plan to visit...
Annica Webb2 months ago
Happiness?
As I've gotten older, I've really come to realise that happiness comes from a lot of different things. For me, when I was younger, happiness would come from maybe toys or playing, then through pre-tee...