Happiness Practice: January

The other day I overheard a woman complaining about January. I don't get it. January is the perfect chance to recharge and relax after the holidays. Staying in, drinking less, focus on cooking at home, eating healthy, reading books, and going to bed early. It's the...

Happiness Practice: December

The simplest things can bring the most happiness. This month's happiness practice also doubles as a reflection of 2017. This year was a challenging year. My three-year relationship ended (but thankfully in friendship), I moved across the country, I've learned to live...

Happiness Practice: November

I was reflecting on this past month and realized how much has happened in the past 30 days. I moved across the country, started school, created a new home, made a quick trip back to Philly, spent Thanksgiving in Wyoming, and finally unpacked my last moving box! I have...

Happiness Project: October

Looking back, I have a lot to be thankful for this month. Big life changes were the theme of the past 31 days which presented its own set of challenges but also opportunities for thankfulness. As you know, I drove from Philadelphia to Denver midway through the month...

Happiness Practice: August & September

For the past few months, I’ve been putting into practice a happiness project of sorts. At the end of each month, I reflect on the things I’m thankful for, from large to small, in order to refocus attention away from stressors and anxious things and instead celebrate...

Happiness Practice: July

The simplest things can bring the most happiness. For the past two months, I've been putting into practice a happiness project of sorts. At the end of each month, I reflect on the things I'm thankful for, from large to small, in order to refocus attention away from...

Happiness Practice: June

Time goes by so fast, but when I reflect back on all that happened this past month it puts things into perspective. Sometimes I feel like I'm not doing enough or being productive, but so much has happened over the past 30 days! In case you missed it, I'm starting a...

Happiness Practice

Sometimes happiness seems like a flexible and fluid thing, at times hard to grasp, and other times surprising. There are moments when I get swept up in the weight of anxiety and reminding myself of the beautiful things in life are a way to combat that feeling. I want...