Happiness Comes When We See with Fresh Eyes (and all our senses)

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health, Spirituality Leave a Comment

Happy Sunday-Monday, Journeyer!! This morning I woke up ruminating on all kinds of problems. Some people can’t fall asleep at night because they can’t seem to shut their minds off. I used to have the problem and then, out of a sense of desperation, I began doing what I later learned was a form of self-hypnosis. More than ten years …

My Merry Go Round Week

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Happy Tuesday, Journeyer! Well…all that keeps coming to mind with regard to this post is Up, Up, and Away (in my beautiful balloon.) I have no idea what the lyrics of that song represent, but I know how the music and melody have always made me feel: Like I wanted to fly. Not just fly, but to glide across the …

Gauging Our Happy Meter Wattage

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It’s been a bit of a rough week at work, Journeyer… I won’t bemoan the details, but let’s just say I interviewed with another district, only to be told by one of my supervisors that same afternoon that the two school systems have an “unwritten agreement” that they won’t hire one another’s employees… I’m not sure this is even legal …

Date Night, Dessert, and AC/DC

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It’s been a busy and dark and freaking COLD week here in the northeast! A week of learning curves and tax preparations and eye rolling and frozen fingers and shivering… But, you know what I say, it’s the sole purpose for this Happy Happens column: Just like the proverbial shit happens, so does happy! All we have to do is …

Some Happy S’s

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Journeyers, I have no clue what happened to the post I started on Saturday, but it has disappeared into some vast and unknown place! My Microsoft Office Word keeps crashing… It usually will come up with one of those left-border recovery messages, but not this time! So, as I’m already a day late, have a million and two other things …