Chasing Happiness

16 Things I Learned in 2016

  Love conquers all. Love is the most powerful force known to mankind, overcoming any barrier we put in front of it. Pursue your passions. We value passion, art, ingenuity far too little; make time for the things you love. Self-expression is vital. Honour your brokenness, your imperfections, your scars, whether physical or metaphysical. Imperfection… Continue reading 16 Things I Learned in 2016

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Chasing Happiness

52 Things to Be Thankful For

Water. Your ability to read this. Fall leaves, their colours and the crunch they make when we step on them. The gift of possibility we are granted with each new day. Morgan Freeman's voice. Education, be it within walls or without. Communication, the ability to connect with one another. The smell of freshly baked bread.… Continue reading 52 Things to Be Thankful For

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness: The Rules of Self-Love

In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the media encouraging materialism and the need for another's love, I thought it was important to remind you of the most important love: loving yourself. As social creatures, we have been taught since birth that our happiness relies on the approval and love of others, and if that is not… Continue reading Chasing Happiness: The Rules of Self-Love

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness

What is happiness? "Happy" is defined by the Oxford dictionary as "showing pleasure or contentment(1)," yet it is so much more than that. Happiness is finding the silver lining in this chaos we call life. Happiness is the gratitude for yesterday, the motivation for today, and the hope for tomorrow. Happiness is, ultimately, what many… Continue reading Chasing Happiness