Independently Happy

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

Why Did I Procrastinate Writing?

I procrastinated for months.  Why?  I was going to have to power on a computer, opening some kind of word processing software, write stuff, save the file somewhere, edit it, post it, add links, edit it again, then start on the next topic. And don’t get me started on images! I bet the word processor […]

The Great 30-Day Vegan Experiment of 2013: Week 4

The Experiment is over.  We stopped it early, because we decided we’re sticking to most of it.  I don’t want to offend Vegans —at least not any more than I offend anybody else— by calling ourselves Vegans. [Just joining us on this adventure? See how it’s gone from the beginning.] First I must confess that […]

Running: Day -54

So let’s talk about exercise. You don’t have to run for exercise.  It’s just one of my favorites.  I am 54 days–now 53–from a 15 mile run, three times around Enchanted Rock in Texas, then up to the top.  I’m not quite in shape for that kind of run. I won’t go into all the […]

The Great 30-Day Vegan Experiment of 2013: Day 1.5

I figure the best way to jump into this is to jump into it.  It would be nice to have set up the scene and previewed all the areas in which one could\should strive for happiness, but I have not.  If I took the time to do that, then I would only delay the actual […]

Independently Happy

Hello. The only thing anyone wants for its own sake is Happiness.  Everything else anyone wants they want because it will–or at least they think it will– make them… HAPPY! I’ve got a few theories on achieving happiness.  As I experiment with them myself, I’m going to share my experiences here and hopefully help you […]