Where Have I Been? An Unintended Hiatus

You may have noticed that I've been a bit absent over the past month, and I wanted to make a quick post explaining that. I jumped into the new year all gung-ho to start making YouTube videos, post every single day, get back onto Bookstagram - the whole shebang. Unfortunately, however, my brain decided that… Continue reading Where Have I Been? An Unintended Hiatus

Quick Note About Today’s Posts

Just a quick note - aside from Kindle Daily Deals, I'm going to be taking the day off from blogging due to my birthday. I hope all of you are staying safe! See you guys tomorrow! Don’t forget to follow me on social media: YouTube | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Instagram | Amazon Wishlist If you would like to support Read Yourself Happy, you… Continue reading Quick Note About Today’s Posts

Read Yourself Happy is One Year Old Today!

Today is an exciting day for Read Yourself Happy. The blog is officially one year old as of today!  The past year has been really exciting. Before I set up this website at the beginning of September 2018, I'd known for a while that I wanted to start another blog (previously, I'd had blogs about… Continue reading Read Yourself Happy is One Year Old Today!

How Two Little Comments Destroyed Me

I've written before about how I have a speech impediment, specifically a lisp and rhotacism. I wanted to talk a little bit more about that today, and about how two little comments led to my becoming severely depressed. While I did experience some bullying about the way I talk in middle school, I didn't encounter… Continue reading How Two Little Comments Destroyed Me

My Bipolar Type II Diagnosis

At the beginning of last year, I started a new full-time job, one that had great health benefits. Previous to this, I had worked jobs that either didn't offer health care or didn't offer good healthcare. I'd gone most of my twenties without having insurance, which meant I had zero access to mental health care. Once I… Continue reading My Bipolar Type II Diagnosis

When Love of Literature Becomes Book Buying Obsession

I've written about my issues with anxiety and depression on this blog before, but I want to talk about a specific problem that arose out of my depression that I wasn't aware of until recently. I'm a bit ashamed of it, but I'm proud of myself for being aware of the issue so that I… Continue reading When Love of Literature Becomes Book Buying Obsession

Introducing My Bookstagram!

I've been wanting to set up a book-centric Instagram account for a while, and I finally dived in this week! Read Yourself Happy - Instagram It's just getting started, but I'll be posting around two to three bookish pictures per day! I'll also be hosting a giveaway when I get to 1000 Instagram subscribers. I'm… Continue reading Introducing My Bookstagram!

Sugar-Free January – Week Two

At the beginning of the month, I announced that I would be going sugar-free for the month of January in an attempt to detox a bit from all the sugar I'd starting eating. Last week, I shared my thoughts at the end of the first week, which can basically be summed up with: I noticed… Continue reading Sugar-Free January – Week Two