As I mentioned last week, I’ve been reading Be You. Do Good., by Jonathan David Golden. I meant it when I said it’s been a fabulous read. The stories Golden tells about his work in Rwanda and the positive change that his company is bringing about in the lives of hundreds of people around the world are…
Choosing “fight” as my OneWord for 2016 was surprisingly easy – but the day-to-day practicality of living it out sure isn’t turning out to be. What am I going to do on the days when I don’t feel like fighting, or when I’m not sure what I’m fighting for? At the end of last year, the Female Entrepreneur Association…
I don’t think I’ve ever been so glad to see a year come to an end. New Year’s Day is typically one of my favorite holidays because it represents new beginnings, and as such, holds so much promise. So far this year, it’s been hard to feel that promise – and the excitement I wish would come…
— 1 — OMG, JEFF GOINS FOLLOWED ME ON TWITTER. (It’s the little things.) — 2 — Also – I am (finally!!) no longer unemployed! I started training this week for a job as a virtual assistant, and so far it’s been really fun. There’s a lot to learn, but the challenge is part of the…
I’ve been thinking a lot about dreams lately. Eight years ago, I had an epiphany of sorts, realizing that my dream for my life had changed dramatically. Today, if I’m brutally honest – I don’t think I ever really let go of my old dream completely, even while embracing a new one. I think I was actually…
Simple Felicity is, at its heart, a blog based on the unshakeable belief that happiness really isn't all that complicated. Sometimes finding it can be - but happiness itself is pretty simple, and it's often found in the simplest of things: good food, good books, and good company. So those are the things I write about, along with a few other things that really matter to me, including faith and feminism.
A bit about me: My name is Happy. I have an amazing talent for misplacing my keys, a deep appreciation for whomever looked at the coffee bean and thought, "Hey, I wonder what would happen if I roasted this?", and road trips to Michigan are pretty much my favorite.
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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." —Helen Keller via @momentumdash
"Watch carefully the magic that occurs when you give a person just enough comfort to be themselves." —Atticus via @momentumdash
"Failure is success if we learn from it." —Malcolm Forbes via @momentumdash
"Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." —Ian Maclaren via @momentumdash
The long, dark, and extremely chilly days of late autumn/early winter are finally creeping into the city. ow.ly/xp2v30gCmwg
There's something beautifully compelling and yet simultaneously awful about rainy fall days in New York. ow.ly/ARkH30gdy2c
"Make the most of the best and the least of the worst." —Robert Louis Stevenson via @momentumdash
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