The original title of this blog was “Happiness in the time of the Handmaid’s Tale”. I don’t know about you, but waking up to the latest news coming out of Washington D.C. makes me just want to curl up and stay in bed. Clearly this isn’t an option, I am a social justice badass for a living! When I am feeling intensely emotional about all the things that are happening in our Nation…I tap into my happy. Here is a list of the 20 things that are making me happy RIGHT NOW! Petting
I am training for a half marathon that is taking place in 3 days. This entails a lot of running. When I say a lot of running it means in the last 3 months I have logged over 170 miles of running. This is crazy. I was not a runner. I used to smoke 2 packs a day. I only ran from things that scared me. This running has made me happy. It makes me so happy that I weep with gratitude while I run. And this Bjork song called Violently Happy rings through my ears EVERY.TIME.I.