Oh Happy Day. Literally.
Did anyone else know that today is International Day of Happiness (officially sanctioned by the U.N.). The fact that happiness is being recognized as a fundamental human goal in a society that is crippled with social, economic and environmental woes inspires me to believe that there is a paradigm shift on the horizon.
Here’s a list of things, people & places that make my heart full & leave me well, just plain happy.
Today is also the first day of spring! How could you not be happy about that? So on International Happiness Day, I celebrate the first day of spring!
Tonight (or today) you’re perfect. I hope someone tells you that. How can this song not put a big smile across that face. Go get ’em beautiful. So on International Happiness Day, I celebrate YOU, you beatuiful thing you.
The Shine Project : Ashley over the the Shine Project doesn’t know how big of an impact she’s made on my life. I stumbled upon her space awhile ago and never quit checking-in to see how she’s making a GREAT BIG difference in the lives’ of others. She’s the creator behind The Shine Scholarship Project whose mission is to improve the lives’ of at-risk teens through service, education and family involvement.
“This is what The Shine Project is all about:
Going out of your comfort zone
to bring light to those who need hope.
The Shine Project emulates love, sacrifice, and
Reading this for the first time a few years ago has CHANGED my life for the brighter and I hope one day I can create something that shines light, brings homes and make as big a difference as she has. So on International Happy Day I celebrate Ashley & The Shine Project.
How could you not be behind a company’s who mission statement & vision culminates in these objectives:
Through our strength-based curriculum, Project Happiness is working to help create a world where:
- School bullying will no longer be a socially accepted behavior
- Young adults will be taught to know and value their passions and personal strengths, and become more compassionate to themselves and others
- Building one’s character will be as important as building one’s resume
- Success will be measured by the degree to which we experience meaningful, fulfilling lives (not just by our job titles and credentials)
Yes- I just submitted my application to be a volunteer with them. Fingers crossed. So on International Happy day, I celebrate Project Happiness.
Ragnar, you make make me incredibly happy.
Signing up for the San Francisco to Calistoga Ragnar will make me extremely happy. I’ve got plenty of time, & have a handful of people to go- but I need a couple more. Any runners in SF want to meet up, train & run it this year? 🙂
So on International Happiness Day, I celebrate Ragnar.
This link-up Party = AMAZINGNESS. Plus, I can’t believe there is a word that describes me as well as this- Bibliophile…. Head over to Running With Spoons to check out what it means here. So on International Happiness Day, I’m celebrating thinking out loud @ Running with Spoons.
This guy. He’d probably kill me if he knew I posted this- but I get to see him tomorrow in SF & this face makes me SUPER happy.
So on International Happy Day, I celebrate my *adventure partner.
So go be happy today! What makes you wanna celebrate today?