Happy New Year! Have you ever read The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin? If you haven’t, I recommend visiting her website and reading some of her articles. She is the queen of appreciating the little moments and making small steps toward big happiness.
The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
Every January I relaunch my own version of The Happiness Project and this year my focus is on my career and my future. My first step was getting back on my blog and finally figuring out how to make it look as great as some of my favorite teacher bloggers! Confession: I was up until 3:00 am last night because I would not go to sleep until I was done. A big thanks to so many generous bloggers and websites that give great tutorials on how to personalize your blog. Although I have a graphic designer and a computer programmer on hand at all times, I taught myself how to use PhotoShop and HTML code in 24 hours. I have a lot more that I want to add but for now I am happy to finally see it have personality (and I am proud of myself for doing it alone!) What do you think?!
Here are some websites that saved my life last night: