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
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