The Instagram Effect

How Instagram & Pinterest actually make it harder for you to be happy in your own life. A problem I've frequently encountered with social media is comparing my life to others', especially, in this case, on Pinterest and Instagram. Seeing professionally photographed photos of a designer's living room next to my now-seemingly-dingy living room (for … Continue reading The Instagram Effect

Month Four: Money

For context: Intro to My Happiness Project | Month One: Energy & Status Report | Month Two: Health & Hygiene & Status Report | Month Three: Diet & Status Report This month I am going to try to improve my spending habits. Whereas Gretchen Rubin's month committed to money focused on splurging on "needful things," my goal is to reign it in. Some might say … Continue reading Month Four: Money