My kids started school last week, and Starbucks released all the pumpkin spice goodies—summer is officially coming to a close (unless you’re reading this in Australia). September to December is my favorite time of year, so a couple years ago I created a “Fall Joy List” to savor the season. (“Savoring life’s joys” is 1 […]
Are you happy? According to the 2023 United Nations World Happiness Report, “The millions of happiness survey respondents from around the globe have illuminated the key factors affecting happiness that show up consistently in the countries where people rate themselves as happiest. They are: Some of these require more than just you alone and will take […]
Hello from The Evergreen State! Last week I relocated from the San Francisco Bay Area to the greater Seattle area, and I’m calling it a great experiment. (Not to be confused with Queen Charlotte and King Edward’s great experiment. Anyone else a Bridgerton fan?) It’s no secret that I intentionally seek awe to boost my happiness—I […]
Want a quick way to boost your happiness this week? Stop and smell the roses. (Or click here to see the roses!)
We often think we have to wait for something great for us to feel awe. What if I told you it’s easier? Here is your awe-some permission slip.