operation happiness

I often have people asking me what my favorite quotes are. It’s a funny thing. I’m picky about quotes. Maybe it’s the writer in me, but I just think there are too many life quotes floating around on social media that either have little meaning or offer totally misguided advice (I even talk about the [...]

When it comes to choosing foods that boost happiness, an important connection to make is that everything we eat or drink affects 
our brain or body function in some way. Many foods not only are healthy but also are scientifically shown to support our physiological happiness-boosting systems. Nutrients such as folate, magnesium, vitamin D, calcium, [...]

With all I do, it may be hard to believe that sometimes I feel invisible. But I do now and then. Sometimes we just don’t feel seen or heard (no matter how untrue that may be), and that can be disheartening and a real bummer. Funny, though, how we receive little reminders from the Universe [...]

Hi Amazing Friends! I had a great time this past January visiting Sarasota, Florida, where I appeared on ABC7’s Suncoast View to talk about Operation Happiness. And, I’m happy to share that I’ll be returning as a guest co-host on the show This Friday, May 12th! Here’s January’s segment to check out. I’ll be posting Friday’s [...]

Hi Friends! I’m excited to share that the audiobook edition of Operation Happiness is now available! Thanks so much to all of you who emailed, posted, and Tweeted that you were waiting for an audio – we heard you and it’s here! It’s released by Blackstone Publishing and is available now (as an MP3 and on CD) wherever [...]

I tend to spend a lot of time reading in the fall. Maybe it has something to do with COZY. ;)  As I choose which books will make it into my stack for this season, I thought I’d share a few of my inspired picks with you. I’ve been waiting for a while to dive into Big [...]

I believe we are born naturally loving ourselves. Then, a panoply of various circumstances and experiences compound over the years, providing fertile ground for our egos to collaborate with those past mistakes and unfavorable experiences to condition us otherwise.  It then becomes our job to keep our egos in check and teach them how to [...]

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