Why Weight Loss Won't Make You Happy

We have all told ourselves that if we lose weight our lives will be better and we will ultimately be so much happier.   This however is not reality.  Losing weight will of course make us healthier but happiness is one of those things that comes from within.  So no matter how much weight you lose you still carry around whatever emotional baggage that you had before....more

Because I'm happy...

These days I'm generally a pretty happy person. I wasn't always, but my life has changed dramatically in the last eight or so years. I made major changes location and relationship-wise, started working a job in an industry I love, and over the past two years, my writing has really taken off and I might actually reach my ultimate life goal in the next few years--to make writing my career. Based on that, here's a few happy pictures from my life: ...more

Thinking of a Master Plan

"There isn't much more I want in life than to become a successful writer. Over the years, I have chosen people, places and things that suited the idea of success. With friends, it was let me befriend this person because others think she's cool. With places, it was let me go here because so and so said it was great....more


Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

What Makes You Happy

I stumbled across this article this morning at 1:30 a.m. I’m not a college student or a third-shift employee, so you might wonder why I would be up at this time. Two words:  drunk bear. My husband was snoring. That woke me up, but I was prepared to dig in, throw a pillow over my head, and persevere....more

What Makes Your Heart Happy


Five Things That Blow My Seventh Month Old's Mind

When you slow down and look at the world through your infant’s eyes, you realize that you take the littlest things for granted. Objects that are overlooked and mundane to me, are the most earth-shattering, cause of excitement to my seventh month old:1. TOES. As soon as she gets a hold of them, a squeal of delight is uttered. “OMG what are these wriggly things attached to me!?!?”...more

Give It Up: How Compromise Could Be Killing The Chance of a Great Relationship

We've all heard the same advice over and over again - the key to a great relationship is compromise. However, I'm here to bust the myth. To be honest, I don't think compromise is the key. In fact, I'm pretty sure it can sometimes be the nail in the coffin of your future happiness....more
Caitlyn_Bell you are so right. While compromise isn't the key to a great relationship ...more