Today I have a great little exercise for you that's been shown to greatly improve your happiness. I'm talking about starting your day with a little gratefulness. It won't take you more than a few minutes, and you can do this while you're lying in bed, trying to wake up, while you're drinking your first cup of coffee, while you're in the shower, or even on your way to work. It won't take any extra time out of your day, but it will set the tone. Read through the blog post and start practicing … [Read more...] about 30 Days to Happiness Day 4 – Start Your Day With Gratefulness
Before you can start to work on increasing your happiness, it helps to know what makes you happy. Today we look at things big and small that bring you joy. Don't skip thinking about this. It will help you throughout the rest of this challenge. In yesterday's post we started talking about happiness and you started thinking about what makes you happy. It was part of our commitment to happiness. Today we're going to dig a little deeper. There are a lot of things that make us happy on a regular … [Read more...] about 30 Days to Happiness Day 3 – What Makes You Happy?
Yesterday we talked about how happiness is a choice. Today I want you to make a commitment to working on your own level of happy over the next 29 days. Start by reading today's blog post and then make that commitment. You can make it privately to yourself, send me an email, or post it publicly as a comment. What does it mean to be totally committed to something? It often means that you set a goal and then dedicate yourself to do what it takes to reach that goal. We commit to a relationship … [Read more...] about 30 Days to Happiness Day 2 – Make A Commitment To Cultivating Happiness
Welcome to Day 1 of the 30 Day Happiness Challenge. Over the course of the month I challenge you to think about what makes you happy and share various things we can do to increase our happiness. I explain a little more about how this will work and what inspired me to run this challenge in this first post. … [Read more...] about 30 Days to Happiness Day 1 – Welcome And Why Happiness Is A Choice You Make Every Day