3 Ingredients to Make Any Relationship Work

It's hard to know what a good relationship is like until you're in a good relationship.  And I see my single friends get entrenched in ideas about what they want in a future partner.  But as I get older, as I experience my own marriage and witness others' successful and unsuccessful relationships, I think more and … Continue reading 3 Ingredients to Make Any Relationship Work

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4 Easy Changes to Drastically Improve Your Happiness in 2017

We are 20 days into 2017. How are you doing?  Are you making progress towards your goals? Has your happiness level improved? If you find that you're already lagging, here are some tips to give yourself a kick in the butt! Stop Complaining and Start Doing. I'm blessed with a completely unsympathetic husband.  Anytime I start … Continue reading 4 Easy Changes to Drastically Improve Your Happiness in 2017

New Years Resolution: Aim for ‘Good Enough’ Instead of Perfection

Have a Happier New Year with 'B Student' Mentality Happy New Year! Now you can start knocking out that list of Resolutions! Go to the gym 7 days a week, read 6 books every month, spend more time with your friends, learn to sew and cook and snowboard and speak Mandarin -- Wow, that's a lot of … Continue reading New Years Resolution: Aim for ‘Good Enough’ Instead of Perfection

Change Your 2016 Reactions into 2017 Actions

Didn't like 2016? Focus on ACTIONS in 2017. I doubt an entire year has ever held such universal hatred as 2016.  A stressful US election year. The numerous deaths of iconic musicians and actors. Terrorist attacks in Europe and haunting images from the Syrian war zone.  There's even an entire song about how much 2016 sucked. The countdown to … Continue reading Change Your 2016 Reactions into 2017 Actions

How to Invent Happiness

"I would be happy if..." If you find yourself thinking that thought, stop. Just stop. I used to be like that too.  And sometimes I find myself falling back into the old habit.  If I just had the right job, the right relationship, the right workout regimen, the right whatever.... Guess what? If you actually got … Continue reading How to Invent Happiness

About Laura and Sarah

Invent Happiness was born out of the conversations of two longtime friends, Sarah and Laura.  We’re both introspective thinkers, constantly scheming our next life moves.  And we both believe that Happiness isn’t a state of being. It’s an action, constantly evolving, breathing, growing. It’s something you create, something you invent.  We’re inventing our own happiness, and maybe we … Continue reading About Laura and Sarah