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Happiness Highlights: Week 2 in New York City

Last week we were still in New York City, a gift I will forever be grateful for no matter where this trip or this life takes us. Two weeks in New York City is truly a luxury, and not just … Continue reading

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What It’s Really Like Living on the Road

I had the strangest encounter in San Diego earlier this month while attending BlogHer. On more than one occasion, a blogger who had been following my family’s cross-country road trip pulled me aside, lowered her voice, and asked, “so tell … Continue reading

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Happiness Highlights: New York City

I believe that the search for happiness is, mostly, an internal pursuit. It’s less about the world around you and more about the way you see yourself inside that world. But that belief was challenged mightily this week. This week, … Continue reading

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How to Change a Bad Attitude

I believe in the power of a positive attitude. I also believe that knowing a positive attitude has the potential to affect change in your life is one thing – and changing a negative attitude is a completely other thing, … Continue reading

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Developing Happiness Habits

One of the things that’s contributing to my stress lately is a complete and total lack of routine. Ironically, I took this trip in part to get away from some routines, but not because I think all routine is bad. … Continue reading

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Happiness Highlights from Raleigh and Richmond

It has been a whirlwind week here in the Reints RV, capped off with finding a place to camp just outside of DC for the 4th of July weekend at the very last minute. (We’re getting pretty good at going … Continue reading

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Happiness Highlights: Savannah

I’m going to start keeping track of my weekly Happiness Highlights, and I invite you to join in if you’re so inclined. What are Happiness Highlights? Things that have brought me joy, peace, or happiness in the last week. What’s … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Big Trip

I feel like the only thing I ever talk about is the epic road trip my family and I are taking. I imagine massive eye rolls and impatiently mouthed “is she talking about this again?” being exchanged over my head. … Continue reading

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Living Between the Events

I am a goal-oriented person. I’m constantly working towards something. A garage sale. A trip. A move. A deadline. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the journey as much as the destination, but I enjoy a journey with direction so … Continue reading

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How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Enjoy – Part 1

I wrote a post in January about choosing quality over quantity in three areas of your life: your relationships, your stuff, and your time. In that post, I said: Choosing quality over quantity does not mean getting a lot done. … Continue reading

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