Happiness is everything. Where there is happiness, everything else is possible and so we asked the community to tell us what makes them happy.

McKenna Rieger | Marketing Specialist & Outdoor Enthusiast

Spending time in nature makes me the most happy. Whether it’s a stroll through the dog park with my two dogs or skiing at 11,000 ft., I’m noticeably in a better mood afterwards. Researchers have found that spending time outside lowers blood pressure, reduces the stress-related hormones cortisol and adrenaline, reduces feelings of anxiety and depression, and can even help improve focus. Prior to living in a mountain town, I didn’t find myself outdoors much and never embraced the simplicity of it. Now, being outdoors is my favorite thing to do and I make sure to get fresh air every day. Read more>>

Elissa Volkman | Adventure Blogger & Nature Enthusiast

I’m happiest when I can breathe the fresh air of a new place, and then teach others about how they can experience this refreshing energy too. I believe that fresh air and taking in the sights and sounds of nature are so very important to our mental and physical health. And I feel this each and every time I get to be in the great outdoors. My goal is to share places from around the world where I’ve felt my best, so that others can learn and be inspired to experience these feelings for themselves. Along the way, I strive to make sure others can be educated about the areas I have visited, to encourage others to learn on their journey, and to use me as a resource whenever possible. Read more>>

Jasmine Muniz | DJ SILKWORM

There are so many wonderful aspects of life that fill my heart with happiness and djing is one of them. There is nothing quite like sharing music and curating moments of joy for people. When I am on stage sharing what I love, I feel pure joy. All the stress of the day, things I’m worried about in life, and so on, just disappear. I become the music and it flows through me. These are some of the quietest moments of my life; my mind is at peace. Plus as an intuitive person, I can read a room and curate the perfect vibe. I feel connected to the crowd and listen to what they want. Read more>>

Jennifer Mullins | Photographer

Creating art makes me happy. I have this amazing outlet to let my mind run free with no limitations or rules. Creativity is something that soothes my soul and helps me clam the chaos that’s all around. I also enjoy spending time with my family. Big family dinners where we laugh and joke is one of my favorites things Read more>>