A Gift of Fatherly Love: Guest Post by “MrHeartlight,” Mitch Carmody

Annah Elizabeth Guest Post, Happy Happens ™, Parenting 0 Comments

Dearest Journeyer, You know that person whose smile is so bright it lights up a room? The kind of person with a warm hug or firm handshake and a laugh that comes from deep within? The person who knows how to pick you up when you need a helping hand to lift you from the floor of devastation or one …

The Reason Grief Feels Eternal

Annah Elizabeth Family, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health, Parenting 3 Comments

Even though it’s been twenty-seven years since my firstborn’s arrival into this world, I remember how eternal those weeks following his birth were. Like many moms do, I swayed in the rocker at the foot of the crib we’d so lovingly adorned the nursery with. I twisted the dial on the bed chamber’s musical mobile and awaited its soothing melodies. I …

May We All Be

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Spirituality 0 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! For all you Mothers, whether you hold a child in your heart, your dreams, or your arms, Happy Mother’s Day to you! Last week I wrote about about manifesting intention, how I worked on changing my thinking to change my situation. But this past week has been all about creating a state of being, one based on …

And So It Is

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health 1 Comment

Happy Sunday,  Journeyer, Some of our greatest thinkers and spiritualist have these or similar sayings, “Your  thoughts create your reality,” and “Change your thinking; change your world.” Part of mindfulness meditation is allowing feelings and sensations to move through us without effecting us in harmful or negative ways. One of the ways we create our desired realities is by creating …

When Happiness is Hard

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™ 1 Comment

“Hard times always lead to something great.” ~ Fashion Designer, Betsey Johnson Dear Journeyer, This last week was tough…really tough. After three years of struggle at my other job, I finally faced something that I can’t comprehend. I had two, back-to-back events that ultimately triggered panic attacks. For those of you who have ever endured these physiological symptoms, my heart …

Homemade Happiness

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happy Happens ™, Spirituality 0 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer!! There are three times in the last seven years that I have missed a Happy Happens column. Seven years, Journeyer! The motto has always been “Just like the proverbial shit happens, happy happens.™” This column has been an exercise in making me notice, appreciate, and honor those fleeting moments that collectively are my happiness, even in the …

The Circle of Life

Annah Elizabeth Uncategorized 0 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! I know you will understand and appreciate the brevity of this post. I spent this past week preparing projects for this work, to train and certify five of our neighbors in the Integrated Energy Therapy® modality, and working my Outside Job. Today sums up so much of what Life is all about. In a matter of hours, …