What Is Hygge?

If you aren’t familiar with the Danish word, Hygge (hoo-ga or hue-gah depending who you ask) describes a comforting and cozy atmosphere. Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, wrote a whole book describing hygge which is called The Little Book Of Hygge Danish Secrets To Happy Living. Many people have become interested inContinue reading “What Is Hygge?”

September Happiness Highlights

*One of my 2021 goals was to keep a Happiness Highlights journal. I plan on sharing some of my happy moments each month to hold myself accountable. I hope they help you pause and recognize all the great small things that are happening in your life.* My Happiness Highlights: Spending time with my nieces toContinue reading “September Happiness Highlights”

My Don’t Want List

Earlier this month I read a great post by Joshua Becker from Becoming Minimalist. It was called, Expand Your Don’t Want List. The article stresses the importance of being happy with what you have. Right away I started to think about what I would put on my don’t want list. I took a few minutesContinue reading “My Don’t Want List”

Thank You, Stranger!

Every day there is kindness all around us. Many times these are simple gestures that are easy to overlook. Recently, I have been trying to pay more attention and acknowledge the kindness that I see. So without further ado, I’d like to send out a few thank you notes to the strangers who recently showedContinue reading “Thank You, Stranger!”

July Happiness Highlights

*One of my 2021 goals was to keep a Happiness Highlights journal. I plan on sharing some of my happy moments each month to hold myself accountable. I hope they help you pause and recognize all the great small things that are happening in your life.* July has been a fun and relaxing month forContinue reading “July Happiness Highlights”

Joyful June: Happiness Highlights

*One of my 2021 goals was to keep a Happiness Highlights journal. I plan on sharing some of my happy moments each month to hold myself accountable. I hope they help you pause and recognize all the great small things that are happening in your life.* I can’t believe that June is almost over! WhatContinue reading “Joyful June: Happiness Highlights”

What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?

I would love to be able to provide a list of rules to follow to help others become Happily Decluttered but it doesn’t work that way because every one of us is unique. What I can provide is some insight on how I became Happily Decluttered. Hopefully, this will help spark an idea for youContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?”

10 Tips For Dealing With Guilt Clutter

We all have kept something at some point out of guilt. It might have been a gift, an expensive item, or an inherited object. Letting guilt clutter go will help you feel better, and it will free up space for things that are important to you. Items that we keep out of guilt, make usContinue reading “10 Tips For Dealing With Guilt Clutter”