Get Happy*

As this is posted, it’s the International Day of Happiness, where we focus on the things in life that lift us up. And those things can be quite simple, too – as simple as hearing a song you love on the radio. I’m proud, privileged, and so pleased to have been invited to join a group of people from different walks of life to share what happiness means to them.

If you’d like to know what we think, please pay me a visit at Parizad and Prashant Trikannad at their excellent site, Pocketful of Happiness. While you’re there, do have a look around. You’ll find some thoughtful, inviting, and interesting posts on the simple things in life that can mean so much to us.

 

*NOTE: The title of this post is the title of a song by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler.


6 thoughts on “Get Happy*

  1. I loved, Margot how you differentiated between happiness and joy and appreciated mindfulness in your response, something I need to work on. Mindfulness keeps me from making regretful mistakes by acting too impulsively.

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    1. Thank you, Carol. I’m so glad you enjoyed the piece. And mindfulness is something I think we all have to work on; I know I do. Taking that little extra time is so much worth it, once we learn the skills.

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  2. Margot, thank you very much for sharing our Happiness story as well as for your kind words about our website. Both Parizad and I were delighted and privileged to have you on board and feature your views on happiness, which you contributed at short notice. Our very best to you.

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    1. Thank you for the kind words, Prashant. It was a a privilege to be a part of your story, and I am more than happy to spread the word about your site. All the best to you, too!

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  3. Will check those links out tomorrow when I’ll have a bit more time than I’ve had for a day or two. I find myself becoming more spiritual these days (as opposed to religious) and I think it’s making me more mindful of a ‘lot’ of things. Look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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    1. Thanks, Cath. I hope you’ll enjoy what you read when you get there. And I know what you mean about being more spiritual and, therefore, more mindful. I think that happens as you go through life and get wiser.

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