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A paperback copy of The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin on a table with triangles in wood, yellow, black, and red in a geometric pattern
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Book Review: The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin Genre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help Publication date: 2009 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 331 Format: Paperback Add to Goodreads | Buy from The Book Depository Synopsis Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany one rainy afternoon in the unlikeliest…

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Document Your Life: January + February 2019

In which I go to the local cat café, spend time with my autism service dog in training Nugget, and make pancakes with friends. Music: Joshua Radin – My My Love (iTunes/Apple Music – Spotify)…

Two books on a pile on top of a white dresser. The background is light grey. The books are 'Tiny Houses' and 'Dit is een goede gids'.
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Read Fewer Books

For years, my Goodreads reading challenges have been set to goals like 100, 80, 50 books (depending on how much I had going on that year). In 2019, my challenge is set to 25 books. And for the first…

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Guest Post: Donating My Hair

This is a guest post written by Laura. Check out her blog! Hello, my name is Laura. You might have seen me around on Lauren’s channels — I am her best friend after all, meaning I often also carry…

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Document Your Life: December 2018

In which I pick up my service puppy Nugget and celebrate the holidays with family. Music: Joshua Hyslop – This Is How It Goes (iTunes/Apple Music — Spotify)…

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4 Things I Learned From My Puppy’s First Few Weeks Home

Photo by Laura Wounded hands? Check. Puppy-proofed/extremely minimalist house? Check. Tears, frustration, and insecurity? Check. My life has changed dramatically since bringing home my golden retriever puppy Nugget on December 9th, 2018. We’ve only been together for a little over…

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2019 Goals & Resolutions

Happy 2019! Setting goals is something I like to do all year long, but I especially look forward to the New Year. It’s a fresh start and everyone is focused on self-improvement, which is always inspiring.…