Happiness Blog

Take the Chance, Reap the Rewards

Take the Chance, Reap the Rewards

Why the Courage to TRY is the First Step to Success In 2010, I was feeling a bit … unsettled. I wasn’t exactly unhappy; I just felt like there had to be more to the way I was living my life. Just some whisperings and rumblings that were beginning to take root in my...

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A Birthday Reflection

A Birthday Reflection

How to Embrace the Highs and Let Go of the Lows This month, I’ll celebrate my 44th birthday. And like most people, when that big day approaches, I start to take stock of my life and ask myself a few questions (some of them kinda tough). What was great about this past...

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All Work and No Play? No Thanks!

All Work and No Play? No Thanks!

How Taking Time from the Busy-ness of Life Reinvigorates the Soul I have a playful personality. It’s a big part of who I am. My brothers and I grew up as big “players”—building forts, organizing treehouse sleepovers, participating in all kinds of sports. To this day,...

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The Saga of the Purple Sports Bra

The Saga of the Purple Sports Bra

How to Find the Funny in Stressful Situations Sometimes, I think I’m a study in contradictions. I have a playful personality … but I can get VERY intense in certain situations. I’m a take action type of person … but I don’t really pay attention to the “details.” (Back...

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