Meet the Team!


Josh Ruminski

Josh is a young entrepreneur and student currently living in Cleveland, Ohio. When he is not making candles, Josh spends his time exploring his passions; politics and history. He also is actively finding ways to help improve the end of mental illness stigma. Also, Josh has been seeking ways to get his story out to others to show them that they aren't alone.

Josh attends John Carroll University. Expanding on his passions to change the world, he is majoring in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He is a brother of Beta Theta Pi’s Eta Epsilon Chapter at John Carroll. 

Josh is a known mental health speaker and advocate; he is also certified to teach TalkSavesLives, which is an Introduction to Suicide Prevention 101 program by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. If you are interested in having Josh to speak and teach this to your group, please email Josh at


Rachel Ruminski

Rachel is a loving mother to Josh and a caring Cardiac Technician at University Hospitals, currently living in Cleveland, Ohio. When she is not helping making candles, Rachel spends her time exploring new things, spending time with family, and enjoying time with the new pups.

If you'd like to order wholesale, or have any questions on carrying Happy Thoughts Candle Co.'s products, please contact Rachel at


Jamie Ruminski

Jamie is a proud father to Josh and a Territory Manager for Ford Motor Company, currently living in Cleveland, Ohio. When he is not labeling, fulfilling orders, or distributing them, Jamie spends his time catching up on sports, watching the Fox News Business segment, and finding things to do with the family.

If you have any questions about your order, please contact Jamie at