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 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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***Possible Spoilers Ahead!*** *** Due to the fact that this is a non-fiction book, spoilers aren’t as huge of a factor. However, if you wish to read this with no previous insight, I recommend that you skip this review 🙂 ** Book Title: How To Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety Author: Ellen …

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It’s 11:36 PM. Perfect time to make a blog post, am I right? I have been thinking a lot about the concept of hatred and self-hate. This has been something I have dealt with it a lot in my life. I have felt hatred towards me, and I have given a lot of hatred in …

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