We asked some of our favorite folks what makes them happy and why?

Zavia Ahmed | Photographer, Artist, Content Creator

What makes me happy is seeing others pursue their passions, dreams and doing what they love to do. I enjoy helping others see the potential in themselves and understand you could do anything you set your mind to. Read more>>

Ramona Otto | Contemporary Assemblage Artist

Beyond the love of my family and friends, having a creative outlet is very import to my happiness. Like many other artists, I create because I must. I enjoy the process: the magic of an idea that pops into my head, the gathering of found objects over many years for a major piece, the problem solving to make my vision come to life, and the joy of seeing the finished project after overcoming many creative obstacles. Read more>>

Sawyer Harrington-Verb | Composer

Board games. Board games are my biggest hobby beyond music, and there’s a few specific reasons for it. One, they’re beautiful. I love being able to support designers and artists I truly love and being able to fill my apartment with unique art. Two, I love puzzles and systems. I love things that can scratch those intellectual itches. Read more>>