Buts about Brave

What is bravery? A question I ask myself often. Usually when walking alone down dark alleys, when talking to homeless people, going to Martial Arts classes, traveling to different countries, meeting strangers with twitchy eyes. Maybe asking for another fork cause I dropped my first one, getting yelled at by obnoxious drunkards, or eating Cheetos … More Buts about Brave

Unlearning

They say hatred, racism and prejudices are handed down to us by our forefathers. Nothing’s unique about any of these vices, the way they feel and the way they divide groups remains constant, cookie cutouts of heartbreak and strife. Are stereotypes lies?  No, they’re true. Are prejudices unfounded? No, they’re founded. Is there a reason … More Unlearning

Whole.

My friend Sarah Berthely brought to my attention the blog site Just a Lump of Clay  written by Abby Buter. The post that I am re-posting is a solid reminder about the continuing work we humans have to put in to be happy and ultimately whole. Thank you Abby for a very open and real piece! … More Whole.

~and Content(NOW)ment

“Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Brilliant man, Friedrich Nietzsche. My sister and I are in the kitchen. I am in a grand mood, after listening to some Broods, FKA twigs and George Ezra, while reading Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project. … More ~and Content(NOW)ment

Choose :)

Written By: Amalia Khweis First things first, I have to say that I am extremely excited about writing this blog post on being happy! Huge Thank You to my home-slice, Tricia for asking me to write a post for her awesome blog! In the immortal words of The Terminator “Come with me if you want … More Choose 🙂

*The Poison Pie Column*

The 7 Wonders of Wonder ~How Wonder Improves your Life~ Written By: 戴梦 Martina “Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”-Rumi “Clever, clever girl,” he said walking away, unimpressed. He never liked my cleverness. It won me zero points on the attractive scale, despite my firm conviction that being smart outweighed beauty. However, being clever differs from … More *The Poison Pie Column*

Piece for Thought

Written By: Sarah Baranik de Alarcon Sarah is a lovely friend of mine all the way back (only 3 years ago) from Messiah College, who has agreed to write a post for FindingFelicity! The other day, my friend asked one of our three-year-old friends what she was thankful for. “My Birthday!” she promptly replied.“When was … More Piece for Thought

Quirky Felicity: 7 Reasons For Authenticity

 “Moments are ephemeral. Will you spend them under a cloud, throwing shade or frowning? Or soaking up the sun, creating light and showing all your teeth in the widest grin?” FindingFelicity’s Description (…again) Less thought; more feeling. Thought as an organic form isn’t negative, no. Over-thinking, however, can cause a person so see things that … More Quirky Felicity: 7 Reasons For Authenticity