Archive for September, 2011

Boom. Inspiration.

Friday, September 30th, 2011

I was walking to dinner last night when it happened. The fragments of ideas from all the corners of my brain found their rallying point and surged into place. And I knew. Boom. Magic. I love it when inspiration shows up. Who knew it would happen on a sidewalk in Grand Rapids, Michigan? Happy Friday! P.S. If you […]

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No One Likes a Happy Girl

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

“Your blog is so positive now.” She didn’t mean it as an insult, or even a compliment, really. She was just stating a fact, one I should have been glad to hear since I’ve made a conscious decision to focus on positivity online and in life. But I cringed. Comments about being positive or happy […]

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Happiness Highlights: a Wicked Twitter Tale

Monday, September 26th, 2011

What gave you happy tears this week?

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Use Knowledge to Overcome Fear

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

This post was inspired, in part, by my partnership with our book sponsor. I have written a lot about being afraid. I don’t know if that’s because I have an inordinate amount of fears, or if overcoming fears is simply an essential part of pursuing happiness and so a blog about happiness has to get […]

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How Stuff Can, Actually, Make You Happy

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

I was excited about coming to Pittsburgh, but I was nervous about coming to Becky’s house. Becky has always described herself as being “one box away from a hoarder.” Jared’s been watching Hoarders – those houses do not look like they’d be fun to visit. Of course, people joke about their eccentricities all the time […]

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