Work and Writing
Here’s some advice for writers.
I watched a couple of TED talks while having lunch yesterday, and I thought I'd share them with you. I totally plan to start the 30-day challenge. Matt Cutts gave me some much-needed motivation to improve my life.
Why are we happy? I found it very interesting that a year after winning the lottery or becoming a paraplegic, both individuals are expected to be equally happy.
I don't quite agree absolutely, though. I get that something that's supposed to make you happy doesn't last long (3 months, Gilbert says). But I know my job has got me motivated and excited every week in the last year (and some months) and I know my relationship with the Guy, which is nearly six years old now, makes me happy nearly every day. Happy in a "I'm so lucky to have this", "I never imagined I'd be so happy" kind of way. On the other hand--it's not because I got the job or found the Guy that I'm happy: it's because both of these contribute to my happiness every single day.
Finding happiness. My boss has recently been reading the book the “Happiness Project”, and promised to send it over to me. Have you read it?