Happiness: A Tiny, Enormous Victory

  When last we met our brave hero, she decided to shed her mantle of sadness and pursue her own self-improvement. Armed with Google and deep breathing, she trudged valiantly forward unto the breach, desperately reaching toward happiness with both hands. Gratitude and mindfulness. That’s where I decided to begin. One would think these would…

Happiness: An Inward Expedition

It starts with a realization. I was sitting at my desk in the nondescript office of my standard issue, Monday to Friday day job. Spreadsheets and documents littered my computer screen and all available surfaces, and I was typing furiously when I felt a tightening in my chest. It was the slight pressure I often…