Making Merry, Nice, and the Most of Life through Changing Our Thoughts

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Marriage, Mental Health Leave a Comment

“The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything; they make the best of everything.” ~ Author Unknown Happy Sunday, Journeyer, You know those expressions about being split wide open or having our hearts swell to the breaking point? Those are the things that happen right before our greatest personal growth moments. They are the loss events that eventually lead …

At the Intersection of Something Old’s and Something New’s

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happy Happens ™, Marriage 2 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! This week I’ve been a bit quieter than normal on all of my social media outlets, but I can honestly say it was for a great cause. One of my younger cousins got hitched on Friday and Warren and I came out last week to vacation and help my aunt and uncle with the preparations. Though there …

What Happens in Salem

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Marriage, Mental Health, Travel 2 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! This past week has been a glorious blur! I had planned to go with Warren to California this past week but plans just didn’t come together and with all the work stress, I’m behind on some Five Facets projects. We decided to make a run for it for a few days. We spent weeks talking about where …

The Griever’s Game: My Loss is Worse than Your Loss; a Guest Post by Mary Lee Robinson

Annah Elizabeth Guest Post, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Marriage Leave a Comment

Journeyer, do I have some exciting news for you! Today I’m participating in a blog swap! At the bottom of this post you’ll find the link to my piece “Why You Feel Alone,” but first I bring to you a wonderful woman I met at last year’s National Grief and Hope Convention.   For those of you who are familiar …

Gems

Annah Elizabeth Big Guy, Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Marriage, Mental Health, Parenting, Spirituality, Travel Leave a Comment

A few precious gems from this week that fed my happy organ… We loaded up Big Guy’s belongings and headed out on the next chapter of his life… We had a delicious night out to commemorate Big Guy’s big move… I spotted these glorious flowers at the Wegman’s  we stopped at to buy a few dorm room goodies…Aren’t the colors …

Boldt-ed

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Marriage, Travel 1 Comment

Well, Journeyer, last week’s Happy Happens edition is a bit late, but I promise I have a VERY GOOD EXCUSE. MANY GOOD EXCUSES! EXCUSES THAT ARE SO MUCH BETTER, SO MUCH MORE ORIGINAL AND CAPTIVATING THAN: My computer crashed (which it has numerous times in the last week and a half) or the one we adults say all too often: …