Some Upcoming Blog Changes

You may have noticed that the title of the blog has changed. Over the past months, I have gradually begun to redefine my niche from lifestyle to happiness/personal development/mental health. That is why The Project Happiness Blog seemed like a better title than Mostly Michelle. It will take a few days, but the site address … Continue reading Some Upcoming Blog Changes

“Should” We Be Grateful?

There's a powerful weapon available to fight all kinds of human problems. Materialism, greed, depression, anxiety, discontentment, and so on--all can be made better somehow when you put this weapon into action. And what is this mighty tool, this problem-solving instrument? Gratitude. It does so much. I've already written a post on how gratitude can … Continue reading “Should” We Be Grateful?

Overcoming the Anxiety That Overcomes My Free Time

I love free time. Who doesn't? But when those happy periods come along, can you guess what happens? That's right! Anxiety jumps in and tears my rest and tranquility to shreds. Except sometimes. Once in a while comes that special day when the rest is real and not an hours-long battle with my anxious tendencies. … Continue reading Overcoming the Anxiety That Overcomes My Free Time

My Method for Beating Periods of Depression

We all have periods of depression. I'm not talking here about the mental illness of depression. I mean that we all have moments in which we are down or in which we feel that everything is bleak. These periods are very difficult to navigate, and oftentimes it seems that we cannot get out of them. … Continue reading My Method for Beating Periods of Depression

How I Motivate Myself When I Am Unmotivated

It happens over and over again. I sit down to write and...I can't. I can't think of anything to ask, I can't think of anything to say--sheesh, I can't even think about anything to think about. No, it's not writer's block. It's lack of motivation. So very often in my life this sort of thing … Continue reading How I Motivate Myself When I Am Unmotivated