Category: Happiness

The tidying really is life-changing

For the second time in, like, a couple of months, a book has totally changed my life. I’m not at all dramatic. (The first book was The Fringe Hours, which is absolutely amazing and a must-read, FYI.) It all started when I saw an… Continue Reading “The tidying really is life-changing”

Teaching an old couch potato new tricks

I was in a really bad mood yesterday. There was no particular reason for it, really. I just felt like the whirlwind weekend (overnight trip + kiddie birthday party + lots of driving) had left me exhausted. I was craving alone time. I was… Continue Reading “Teaching an old couch potato new tricks”

Five little things I do daily to make myself happier

Make our bed every day, perfectly. Tight blankets smoothed without a wrinkle, neatly arranged throw pillows. Then I open all of the curtains in our bedroom so the sun comes in and makes our bedroom look bright and pretty. Most days Some days we… Continue Reading “Five little things I do daily to make myself happier”

Big changes are a-comin’!

Oh, hi. I think I forget how to use a computer. I just untangled my fingers from the cord of the vacuum and managed to finally put down the Windex bottle. I have basically done nothing but dust, wipe, vacuum, organize, neaten, sweep, tidy,… Continue Reading “Big changes are a-comin’!”

Five great things about the second trimester

No more nausea. It makes bus-riding, eating, and just getting up in the morning easier. And since your hunger has amped up, it’s nice to have different snack choices — and not be tormented by food aversions. Body acceptance. You actually look pregnant, instead… Continue Reading “Five great things about the second trimester”