happiness

Posts on how to find joy in the everyday.

Why You Need a Mantra for the New Year

The New Year is here, and I’m absolutely, positively convinced that you need a mantra for the new year! It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the different theories about New Year’s resolutions. Do you choose a goal, a word, or a new challenge each month; what’s the best approach? …

5 Tips to Beat the Post Holiday Blues

The holidays are over. While this can sometimes bring about a hopefulness for the New Year, it can also bring about some serious post holiday blues. You might be feeling blah, lethargic, or depressed, or perhaps you notice an overall sense of feeling deflated. Thankfully, there are a ton of …

Maximize Joy This Holiday: 5 Simple Tips

Whether you’re already in full-blown Elf mode or channeling Scrooge, the holidays are here. For some people, this means joy and excitement, and for others this comes with a sense of dread and sadness. The holidays aren’t always merry, nor should they be. The holidays are still real life, and …

10 Easy Ways to be More Present This Weekend

You know that Monday morning question, “Where did the weekend go?” It’s easy to miss stuff when you spend most of the weekend on autopilot. Research shows that humans spend nearly 47% of their day thinking about something other than what they’re doing. Whoa. We need to find more ways …

The Single Best Thing You Can Do To Be Happier

What if I told you that you could significantly boost your level of happiness by doing a simple exercise each day. The exercise is totally free, it and takes less than a minute. Are you in? Watch the video to learn more!     The single best thing you can …

Stop Trying to Feel Better. Do This Instead.

Everyday I hear people talk about wanting to feel better. They want to feel happier, calmer, and more grateful. They want to feel connected, less stressed, and more productive. It seems like everyone wants to feel better. And I bet you can relate.   But what if I told you …

Find Your Favorite Fall Tradition

Nearly six months into my “live on the weekend” challenge, I’m continuing to learn and grow. When I made the decision to radically change how I approach my weekend, I had no idea how long this challenge would last. We are well into October, which means it’s time for my …

8 Podcasts for Your Mental and Emotional Health

I’m on a major podcast kick lately. In the past few months, I’ve gotten annoyed with myself for how often I start a sentence with, “I was listening to this podcast the other day…” Podcasts are such an easy way to learn and expand your horizons. Whether you’re in the …