The Happiness Project

Mental Health blog, focused on self-care and learning to love your life!

What do you do when things just aren’t okay? I would love to start this post out with something positive, like an uplifting quote or a cute saying like “Happy Friday!” But right now, that’s not what this post is about. Sometimes, things are rough, and no matter how much self-care or positive thinking you …

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Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukah! Habari Gani! Or for the rest of us: wishing you a blessed Kwanzaa. Whatever you celebrate this December, I hope it’s full of love, laughter, hope, and so much more, especially after the year we have had. Things might be a little different-looking this year, but the sentiment is still there. …

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Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash They don’t call me the Library Lady for nothing. If you want a book, I got you. I can recommend books for any genre, from Young Adult to cheesy Romance to chapter books for your tweens. But today we are going to talk about some non-fiction, one of my …

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Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash In this day and age, almost everyone has dealt with anxiety at some point.   Sometimes, it is for obvious reasons; you’re nervous for a job interview, you’re worried about a math test that is happening later on that day, or you have an uncomfortable talk with your …

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Photo by Allie Smith on Unsplash   It’s no lie, self-help has taken the literacy world by storm. While it has been around for a long time (a really long time, some books that could fall under the “self-improvement” category can date back since the 1500s!), there was a huge boom in them in the late twentieth century. …

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