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happiness is a puppy

When Happiness Is Hard Work

7 Ways To Survive the Baby Blues & Other Happy Challenges by Jennifer Maurer, MA, CLC I was going to write a blog about how pets support happiness and longevity by increasing our opportunities for companionship, exercise, playfulness and unconditional love. I had planned to write a story about puppy love. Specifically, my new puppy love, Po. That little guy up there. Adorable isn’t he?…

Vision Boards

Vision Boards and Why We Love Them

Charting Your Course with Creativity Every time we host a Vision Board Playshop, we fill up—fast. These creative playshops attract artists, dreamers and doers, healers and newbies with what seems to be an almost irresistible magnetic force. Maybe it’s all the glitter we keep on hand for such occasions. Or maybe it’s something else. You may have first heard of…

Spitting Joy at the Cosmic Happy Slam

Asheville Youth Poets Take on a Happy Challenge by Jennifer Maurer On Nov. 1, some of the area’s best youth slam poets, sponsors, judges and fans showed up to our first annual Cosmic Happy Slam. It is probably fair to say that some of us showed up with more than a few doubts. Could we really devote an entire poetry…