Category Archives: being happy

Don’t let foreclosure occupy your every thought

One of the biggest traps to fall into when facing foreclosure is allowing your financial crisis to occupy your every thought. When you’re being bombarded with phone calls from creditors and letters from the bank it’s not easy to live a life outside of foreclosure. It’s as though your financial problems have set up base […]

The dangerous pursuit of happiness

Bob once said this: “Our country is dedicated to the ‘Pursuit of Happiness.’ The problem with that is that if we’re constantly pursuing happiness… we’re never actually happy. It’s always in front of us. We should be dedicated instead to Happiness. Or just being happy.” Wise words, no? (I love that man) I believe that […]

"If this isn’t nice, what is?"

“What Uncle Alex found particularly objectionable about human beings in general was that they so seldom noticed it when they were happy. He himself did his best to acknowledge it when times were sweet. We could be drinking lemonade in the shade of an apple tree in the summertime and Uncle Alex would interrupt the […]

How to Be Happy. Now.

I have a confession to make. Lately, I’ve been waiting for all of this to just be over and forgetting to be happy. My thoughts have looked like this: -Once this is all over, we’ll be happy.-I just want this to be done.-I can’t take it anymore.-We should never have bought this house.-Why was I […]

Drowning in Debt, Losing our house, Happier than Ever

Welcome to you. Welcome to us. Welcome, welcome, welcome. Here we are. Our first post on our new blog. We are starting this blog because we have come to realize that we’re an anomaly. Or at least a minority. According to my mom who is right about most things, the percentage of people who do […]