How to Be Happy. {video}

Via Dana Gornall
on Oct 6, 2013
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Sometimes we need a gentle reminder on how to be happy.

This video was made from images of the children’s book, Be Happy: A Little Book to Help You Live a Happy Life by Monica Sheehan. Monica was an illustrator for Real Simple magazine, and collected some of her drawings to form this book and video. She has other books available like Love Is You and Me and The Book of Love, but this little video in particular touched my heart.

In a world where many of us are stressed by real concerns such as the economy, healthcare, divorce and crime, finding moments of joy can be difficult. It’s times like these when a video or book like this comes around and suddenly we find ourselves with a smile on our faces again.

Monica reminds us to “do things you are good at” and “find a new perspective.” Simple statements with a big message.

I hope you all find your own way to be happy.


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Ed: Cat Beekmans


About Dana Gornall

Dana Gornall is a mom of three crazy kids and a dog. She works as a licensed massage therapist in Amherst, Ohio and is a certified sign language interpreter. She is always looking forward to even more personal growth. While not interpreting, doing massage, or being with her family she loves going to yoga. You can connect with her on Twitter and Facebook.


One Response to “How to Be Happy. {video}”

  1. Kimberly Kerkhoff says:

    This put a smile on my face and a rest fullness in my heart. Thank you, truly beautiful.