34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE INDIE LITMAG DIGITAL & PRINT

It’s not hard to be happy.

NOT HARD BY KIRSTEN JONES NEFF 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

It is not hard to be happy

Force your face into a smile

and eat two pounds of wild fish a week

Simplify, and don't consume wheat

or corn products

In the winter, 2500 lux of light

and, mostly, don't worry

Drink coffee

Remember that life is funny

It is also a gift.

Life is a funny gift

Do not internalize headlines

or dwell on bad news

or expect too much of yourself

But be sure to take action

to serve others

and leave the world a better place

You'll feel good

Work hard

(idleness creates a dull mind)

and find plenty of time for yourself

Nurture social connections

Get a pet

A goldfish is better than nothing

Don't stretch yourself too thin

Replenish

Peanut butter is toxic

Go with the flow

and take charge of your life

Make a budget.

Treat yourself

Happiness is for you

It is your birthright


34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 08

JE SUIS UN ARTISTE BY KYLE MANGAN, BORROWING THE HOUSE FOR THE WEEKEND BY DAVID BARNES, HEALING BY ALEXANDER CARPENTER, SPEED OF LIGHT BY ALLISON RITTO, LITTLE MOMENTS I REGRET BY LINDSEY DANIS, APPLIANCES BY TSIPI KELLER, LOVE FWD’D ON BY CHRIS VAUGHAN, INNERSPACE BY DAVID LINDRUM, THE LI’L DISCIPLE BY PHIL REDMON, MRS TUCCI’S TREE BY JAN DONLEY, NOT HARD BY KIRSTEN JONES NEFF, THROWN BY HEATHER DERR-SMITH, IN THE MEANTIME BY AC GELLER, LOVE BUGS BY JEN KINDBOM, WEDDING BY CATHRYN BALES, THE PHOENIX IS DEAD BY ALEXANDRA SEIDEL, THINGS TO DO BEFORE I DIE BY AIMEE ODENS


JE SUIS UN ARTISTE BY KYLE MANGAN ISSUE 08