Choose Joy. Always.

image of joyJoy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.” – Henri J. M. Nouwen

Do you do that?
Do you choose joy every day?

Are you living life and choosing to see all the good, even in the times when it is tough? Or are you letting life & all of [Read more…]

Falling in Love with Myself, Little by Little

image of champagneAfter hitting “publish” on my post yesterday, I was proud of myself. Like genuinely proud of myself. So much so it called for a celebration! I got dressed, put on makeup, did my hair all cute and wavy, and left my room to go to a bar to have a glass of bubbly. As I was sitting at the bar, the bartender struck up small talk with me and asked if I was celebrating anything particular. I smiled and replied, “Yes! I am celebrating me“. I’m sure he probably thought I was a little cray-cray, but he did [Read more…]

10 Happiness Hacks for Winning Life

image of happinessAh, happiness. We all want it, but how do we really get it? How do we feel like we are being true to ourselves while going through the motions of daily life? What is happiness even? Where does happiness come from?

I learned a very long time ago that happiness comes from within. It does not come from anyone else or any material thing. It starts within you and grows from there. If you are looking to [Read more…]

Living Your Fab Life: Changing Your Perspective In The Quest For Happiness

image of a happy smiling catOf course everyone wants to be happy, but do you do what’s necessary to actually get there? Do you even know what happiness means to you? Happiness is one of those things that we all think of differently. What happiness is to one person may be the complete opposite of what it is to another and that’s okay. When you find out what it is that truly makes you happy, you will start feeling so great about yourself and your whole perspective will start to change. Life won’t be as hard, as sad, as boring because you have the power in your hands to change your reality.

One of the most important first steps to take is to make sure that you do not compare yourself to others. This is a hard one, especially for me. For example, I’m so guilty of getting caught [Read more…]

What Do You Want In Life Without Settling For Things You Don’t?

What goals do you want to accomplish in your life?It’s been a few days now since I’ve been on my 30 day challenge and I’ve been thinking about what it is that I want in my life. My goals. My plans. My call to action.

Like many people, I can tell you all of the things that I do not want in my life. I don’t want mediocrity. I don’t want a dirty house. I don’t want to be indecisive. I don’t want to feel like I’m constantly rushing around to get things done. I don’t want to have to worry about paying the bills. And on and on. We can all come up with [Read more…]