life appreciation

Happy Journal Testimonials

Last month, I posted a list of tips for keeping a gratitude/happy journal. Afterwards, a few lovely ladies let me know that they were inspired to start their own, and I couldn’t be more happy about it! I checked in with them to find out how it’s going, and I’m really excited to share their […]

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Don’t Forget To Go Outside

Like many people, I was surprised at how affected I was by Robin Williams’ death. It felt like someone punched me when I found out, and I don’t really react that way to information about celebrities, good or bad. I’m still very sad that he’s no longer with us, but I’m grateful for the discussion […]

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Glitter Goggles

You’ve probably heard the expression “rose-tinted glasses”, meaning that someone only sees the good parts of life. It’s something I’ve been accused of often. People can assume that because you’re recognizing the good that you aren’t aware of the bad. Now, I’m not going to say that there aren’t people like this, and I’m not […]

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How To Keep A Happy Journal

Something that changed my life was the ritual of writing in my happy journal every day. It makes me more appreciative during the day to day; ask any of my friends and they’ll tell you they’ve heard me say “That’s going in my happy journal!” It also makes me smile at least five times a month. […]

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