More Happier: Orangetheory, Excitement in Central Park, and Great Stationery

Something Making Us (More) Happier

I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You

We talked about the new museum in Kansas City, the Rabbit Hole —”where picture books come to life.”

Spotlight on a Tool

Join the Paper Source Challenge on the Happier app. Find it on the home screen of the Happier app and get daily prompts for card and letter writing through the end of April. You can also sign up via email at

I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You

I report on my experience during the recent solar eclipse.


“On the whole, though I never arrived at the perfection I had been so ambitious of obtaining, but fell far short of it, yet as I was, by the endeavor, a better and a happier man than I otherwise should have been had I not attempted it.” —Benjamin Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Amazon, Bookshop




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