Independently Happy

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

How to Have Perfect Holidays

Perfect Holidays

The holidays are upon us! We’re a good couple weeks into the joy and mayhem. In my neighborhood, some Halloween lights transformed into Christmas lights overnight. As if by magic. As wonderful as holidays are–or could be–we tend to allow unwanted stress to find its way into them. What we all need is a little […]

How Gratitude Boosts Your Power

gratitude boosts your power

Complaining is draining. Gratitude is power. When we focus on gratitude for what we have instead of dwelling on what we lack, we open and awaken our minds. Gratitude boosts your power, just like you had a soul gem. The Happiness Infinity Gauntlet This is an excerpt from my upcoming book The Happiness Infinity Gauntlet. […]

Banish Your Fear of What Others Think

fear of what others think

We seek some fears for thrills and fun. Fearing what others think keeps us afraid and stuck. Here is how to banish your fear of what others think… Happy Halloween! I love that Halloween is getting bigger. It’s as though retailers are trying to catch Halloween up to Christmas, with so many options now for […]

How to Conquer Your Fear of Rejection

fear of rejection

One of our greatest fears is rejection. We fear embarrassment. We fear what people will think. What if they don’t approve of me? What if they laugh at me? That fear is debilitating, so you need to know how to conquer your fear of rejection. What if I look dumb, or look like I support […]

How to Conquer Your Fear of New Things

Fear-of-new-things

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. […]