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Happiness Practice - July 27, 2018

[This is a post written to catch up blog posts with historical posts before I set up the blog! I'll also be adding tags so it's easier to find old subjects.]


It's time for what's making us happy this week! I've finally started watching Season Two of the Good Place and I'm enjoying it so, so much. It's just so smart and funny and wonderful, and it makes me laugh out loud often. I wish the seasons were longer, and that there were already more episodes! So far I'm enjoying season two just as much as I did season one, so if any of it sounds up your alley, you should check it out! Another thing make me happy this week is the second book in Sarah J. Maas' Court of Thorns & Roses series, A Court of Mist and Fury. I feel a little weird pushing this series at all, because the first book in the series is not only categorically not very good, but also has some stuff that I found really quite icky. The first book basically suffers a lot for being a YA Paranorm…

Happiness Practice - July 20, 2018

[This is a post written to catch up blog posts with historical posts before I set up the blog! I'll also be adding tags so it's easier to find old subjects.]

It's time for what's making us happy this week! One thing that's making me very happy this week is that my condo inexplicably has central air! Especially because of the exposure, my place gets completely sweltering really fast if I don't turn it on, so I'm really happy and grateful for being able to keep it at a comfortable temperature, particularly during little heat waves like the past week. It's a huge relief to come home to it, and it's definitely helping me feel better this week. Something that isn't exactly making me happy this week but is very good and interesting and thought-provoking, and of course *shareable*, is Hannah Gadsby's Netflix special Nanette, which I watched a little while ago and have been sitting with for a bit. It's very good and well done, and very funny, and …

Happiness Practice - July 13, 2018

[This is a post written to catch up blog posts with historical posts before I set up the blog! I'll also be adding tags so it's easier to find old subjects.]

It's time for what's making us happy this week! First up, Daft Souls is back! It's a podcast about video games put out by some of the same folks who make Cool Ghosts, which I posted about here a few months ago. I always liked listening to them talk about video games, what they were playing, what they do and don't like, and just sort of talk about the industry in general. They're always interesting and funny, and I'm happy that I'll get to listen to them more often again! Another thing not... entirely making me happy but that felt really relatable to me is this piece about running from Bon Appetit of all places! I found out last week that the trouble with my knee might be a partially torn MCL, which explains why it's taking so long to heal and why physio doesn't really seem to be doing a…

Happiness Practice - July 6, 2018

[This is a post written to catch up blog posts with historical posts before I set up the blog! I'll also be adding tags so it's easier to find old subjects.]
It's time for what's making us happy this week! It's a weird time for me right now. I'm making changes that are helping me to cope with a lot of the things I'm struggling with, but all of it is slow going, and that's not a surprise. It's going to take time and effort to make it all come together, and for today, I have the resources I need to keep working on it. Hopefully I will tomorrow, too. Times like this, when I'm stressed out and worried and a little scared are often times I find myself curling back into cooking. I've been greatly enjoying flipping through my cookbooks and bookmarked recipes, and exploring a few new food blogs too. I should try to get to the library and take out a cookbook or two as well. I love trying new recipes and right now I'm really excited about trying s…