My 12 Personal Commandments

In my 1st post I mentioned that I would share my 12 personal Commandments as I go through my year to happiness. These acts of mindfulness or principles/resolutions that I will try to adhere to while working on the different areas of my life. I kept some of the ones that Gretchen Rubin outlined in…

Daily Inspiration – 1

I saw this quote today up at a local coffee shop and thought it was so true in so many aspects of life, so I wanted to share. “Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open?” – Rumi My personal prison is going down a career path that I know…

The Missing Puzzle Piece

In my last post I wrote about how Gretchen Rubin continues on her happiness path and documents it through her podcast, “Happier with Gretchen Rubin”. In Episode 102, she discusses finding your missing puzzle piece. The missing puzzle piece concept is to find that one thing that would alter your life for the good. I…

The Happy Life Pie

To bring some structure to my project, I felt it would be easier to break down by month the areas of my life that needed some fine tuning (i.e. marriage) or major overhaul (overcoming my phone addiction – especially with this political climate!). While writing down the different areas, I realized that there wasn’t an…

The Live Happier Project

Introduction: Hi Readers! My name is Sheena Boen, and I have been mulling over starting this project since my honeymoon over 7 months ago! That’s me in the picture in Koh Phangan, Thailand enjoying the views from our room (June 2016). Alas, life – and a little bit of fear – has gotten in the…