Independently Happy

I take happiness seriously. So you don't have to.

Inspiring Happiness Quotes

Everyone loves quotes. Inspiring quotes adorn shirts, mugs, posters and email signatures. You know you want to be the one who shares the best quotes with your friends. We’re tired of the ads, though! Those quotes sites rain ads. This page is the ultimate source for inspiring and easily-shareable happiness quotes without all the ads! […]

How to Conquer Your Fear of New Things

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We don’t like change and we fear the unknown. New things don’t stand a chance! This how to beat neophobia, how to conquer your fear of new things. Want all my October blog posts as a PDF ebook? Download it! I love phobias. It fascinates me the fears of things for which we have words. […]

What if You Try New Things?

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Have you ever wanted to try something and didn’t? You were just too hesitant to put yourself out there and now regret it. The fear of trying new things robs from us the opportunity to really live. Variety is too important to not try new things. I’m not saying you have to, but what if […]

The Happiness Infinity Gauntlet

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Did Doctor Strange save the world at the end of his movie? Watching the movie got me thinking. I wondered how the other Infinity Stones might be used to generate a little happiness. That’s when I got my great idea for The Happiness Infinity Gauntlet. The Happiness Infinity Gauntlet: How to Make Happiness Your Superpower […]

How Having Few Wants Leads to More Happiness

It’s tough being happy when you don’t have what you want. How do you not want what you want? How can you want to want less? There are two ways to be happier by having few wants. “Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.” ― Epictetus   First of all, […]