Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Wrap-Up

I started writing this post at week 37, knowing it could be any day now that our little girl decides she’s ready to come out.  And here we are, three weeks later and my due date has come and gone.  Apparently, about half of all babies come somewhere before 40 weeks and 5 days, which means the other half come even later than that!  Just trying to be patient over here… Continue reading “Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester Wrap-Up”

closing the book (or THP: my own afterword)

(This is the last part in a series about The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin.  To start at the beginning, click here. Additionally, for my personal take on seeking joy as a believer in Christ and seeking happiness as it pertains to this book, click here.)

In my previous post on the last chapter of The Happiness Project, I asked myself a question: “How has Gretchen’s attempt to ‘change her life without changing her life’ changed how I view my own happiness?”

In a sentence: I think I’m more aware of who I am, what makes me happy, and how my behavior affects those around me. Continue reading “closing the book (or THP: my own afterword)”

adding it all up (or THP: Chapter Twelve)

(This is part twelve in a series about The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin.  To start at the beginning, click here. )

Instead of coming up with new resolutions in the month of December, Gretchen decided to live ‘Boot Camp Perfect,’ in which she would attempt to keep ALL her resolutions from the year.  In December, no less!  Continue reading “adding it all up (or THP: Chapter Twelve)”