Posts by Jennifer Butler-Williams

Jennifer is the Red Mountain District Young Women's Division Leader in Soka Gakkai International - USA, Buddhist Association for Peace, Culture & Education. She is also a Professor of Communications and Humanities at five different Colleges/Universities. Her greatest success is her daughter Nina.

Finding the Keys to Your Happiness

“Maybe the key to happiness is to focus less on making moments last and more on making them count.” ~Lori Deschene

Over the years, I have had my fair share of trials, many having to do with being bipolar and having OCD and ADD.

These illnesses combined have made for a rough go. One day I might feel spontaneous and want to take a trip to Disney World, the next day I may want to end it all.

Going back and forth with happiness and despair is an emotionally draining process. Knowing that it’s all in my mind is the …