Be Happy in the “Now”

A few years ago, I wrote about the problem with “I’ll be happy when…” statements. I think about this all the time and…

Making a Big Move: What I’ve Learned ...

Six years ago today, I moved to Florida from a comfortable life in Maine. I’ve talked about making a big move to…

What To Do When You’re Feeling “Ble...

It happens to the best of us…that feeling of being unproductive or unmotivated…or stuck…or maybe even a little cabin fever-y. I think…

Want to Be Happy? Stop Looking At Others and St...

It’s easy to expect a relationship – whether romantic or plutonic – to make you happy. Sure, a relationship can certainly add…

The 5 Stages of Emotion When Your Best Friend G...

My best friend, or I should really say my soulmate sister, got engaged to the man of her dreams over last weekend. I…

How to Curb Your Raging PMS

I’m going to start by apologizing to all the menfolk out there for this post, but I’m also going to say “you’re…

5 Easy Ways to Be More Mindful [Part II]

Last time we started talking about the first two ways to be more mindful. Today, we’ll finish up with the last 3.…

5 Easy Ways to Be More Mindful [Part I]

Being mindful is an important part of a happy, healthy existence; and it’s a pretty simple concept: being mindful is essentially paying…

What To Do When You’re Down in the Dumps

It happens to the best of us. Mood swings, chemical imbalances, bad days…you name it. Even if you don’t suffer from depression,…

How to Stay Positive: 4 Things You Can Do Today...

With all the negative things going on around us, plain old life, or simply a naturally negative attitude, it’s easy to get…