Hi everyone, I want to apologize for disappearing for the past four years. I didn’t realize it at the time, but what really happened is that I felt like a fraud, so I stopped. After all, I wrote the book on how to be happy (literally!), and then I wasn’t happy. So who was I? […]
Category: Being Happy
“The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you say to someone when you’re being uncool.”
— Almost Famous
It’s a year ago today that I gathered the last few things out of my office, took my name plate off the door, and walked out for the last time–a free woman. Here’s the secret most people won’t tell you: exciting = terrifying + awesome.
Once upon a time (a.k.a. this morning), I woke up feeling grumpy, anxious, and overwhelmed. (Also, fat and whiny–just to complete the picture.) Around 9:00, the phone rang…
Why is it that everywhere I look, there’s a magazine, newspaper, or website trying to tell me to restrain myself this Thanksgiving? If I sign a waiver conceding that I’ll probably die very soon, fat, ugly, and alone, will they get off my case?
Today is the one-year anniversary of 17,000 Days! Woohoo! To celebrate, I’m giving away a copy of my Less Hassle, More Harmony Relationship Workshop.
Maybe you’ve heard of the 1000 Awesome Things blog. I think that guy is on the right track, so I decided to make my own (much shorter) list.
Rushing around too much? Here’s how to live a more beautiful life.
Do you wish you could enjoy life more? Do you feel like something is missing, like there has to be more to life? At the same time, do you feel guilty for being dissatisfied when you could have it much worse? You need to know this stuff!
Think about having a peaceful, calm, quiet existence. You don’t worry about money, you don’t have to struggle to find the thing your need, and you don’t have to waste energy looking at messes or excess stuff. Above all, you have time to breathe, time to think, time to relax, time to space out, time to be.
Most people are unhappy. There are many possible reasons for this, but one of the most common is that there’s a conflict between their actions and what they truly value.
I’ve long struggled with trying to find meaning and purpose in my life. Why am I here? What’s most important? What should I be striving for? During the religious times, add “what does God want me to do?”