As a member of the Happiness in Training Community, I wanted to invite you to take this survey to help me understand how to serve you better.

I have been learning a lot from others who have already taken it.

Can you relate to these responses?

“I lack a definite purpose and goal in life. I have believed that it will reveal itself to me magically, and am just now realizing that it is foolhardy to expect that.”

“It’s very difficult to be happy during these current times. …

3 Simple Steps and a Daily Practice

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In January, I began working with a transformational eating coach (yes, that’s a real thing and it’s been…dare I say transformational!). One of the first things she asked me to do was to write down all my beliefs about myself. Anything at all that I believed was true about me. Sounded easy enough.

I believe I can’t lose weight.

I believe I’m not smart.

I believe I’m shy.

I believe I am a slow learner.

I believe I’m not pretty enough.

I believe my lack of confidence holds me back from reaching my full potential.

I believe it is easier to love myself when I am happy with the way my body looks.

5 Ways to Get Unstuck and Start Creating Again

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Does this sound familiar to you?

Working from home. No more commute time.

I’m going to take full advantage of the morning. I’ll wake up early, exercise, write or work on my own creative endeavors, eat a healthy breakfast at the kitchen table with my partner, and be ready to start the workday by 9am.


Wake up. Body feels tired and run down. Coffee first. Grab phone while coffee brews. Check Twitter feed.

Numbers still going up. Yet we’re still reopening.

Hatred, violence, and injustice abounds.

The world is awful, and we’re going to die.

Candy Crush.

10am. Guess I’ll start work now.


Debby Germino

Happiness & Health Improvement Junkie, Meditator, Yogi, Triathlete, Film & TV Editor, Writer/Blogger

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