Last Chance to Celebrate Happiness Happens Month What Will You Do?

Happiness is a choiceโ‰๏ธ Remember happiness does not mean you are problem free ๐Ÿ˜ฒ That kind of life doesnโ€™t exist ๐Ÿšซ As the Stoics of Ancient Greece observed, happiness is all about the quality of your thoughts ๐Ÿคฏ

Happiness is not a destination๐Ÿ“, but rather a life-long pursuit. Joy can be anywhere at any time โฐ Donโ€™t limit yourself to searching for pleasure ๐Ÿ˜˜ Enjoy everything & anything that makes you happy ๐ŸŽ‰ Oprah Winfrey said it wasnโ€™t until she learned to be happy that good things started happening to her ๐Ÿ’ฏ

History of Happiness Happens Month

The Secret ๐Ÿคซ Society of Happy People (SOHP) started celebrating happiness with โ€œAdmit Youโ€™re Happy Day,โ€ on August 8, 1999 in Irving, Texas.

In December 1998, it gained international reception ๐Ÿค—, when it challenged advice columnist ๐Ÿ“ฐ Ann Landers for discouraging people from writing happy holiday newsletters enclosed with their holiday cards ๐Ÿ’Œ 

Link to SOHPs 31 Types of Happiness

Secret Society of Happy People Founder

๐Ÿ“ฏ According to Wikipedia Pamela Gail Johnson founded the Secret Society of Happy People with the main idea ๐Ÿ’ก of creating a โ€œsafe placeโ€ where people can share their happy moments ๐Ÿ˜€, without being discouraged by the parade rainers โ›ˆ

The purpose is to give people advice for handling their unhappy moments ๐Ÿ˜” & learning the lesson ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿซ out of each and every 1๏ธโƒฃ of them. Also to stimulate peopleโ€™s right to express their happiness ๐Ÿ“ฃ โ€œas loud as they wantโ€

โ€œFolks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.โ€ โ€• Abraham Lincoln

Last Chance to Celebrate Happiness Happens Month What Will You Do?

  • Take stock of your life ๐Ÿ˜ฑ
  • Make someone else happy by doing something nice for them ๐Ÿ˜‡ Can be as simple as giving up your seat on the bus ๐ŸšŒ or volunteer your time to a charity of your choice ๐Ÿ™†๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
  • Laugh ๐Ÿ˜ (laughter is still the best medicine) ๐Ÿคช
  • Smile ๐Ÿ˜ƒ (and the world smiles with you) ๐Ÿ˜

How to Celebrate Happiness Happens Month

  • Notice more happy moments & share them with others ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉ
  • Do something nice for yourself ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿคด๐Ÿฝ โ€“ after all, happiness starts at home ๐Ÿก
  • Don a pair of silver shades ๐Ÿ˜Ž (because happy people always see the silver lining) ๐ŸŒˆ
  • ๐Ÿ“ฏ Use #HappinessHappensMonth in social media correspondence

This is How I Celebrated Happiness Happens Month

Re-Potted Plants ๐ŸŒป

Partying with Friends ๐Ÿฅณ

Birthday Party Weekend With Life Long Friends ๐Ÿ˜

Contract With A New Partner ๐Ÿ“

Thrilled to be partnered with Talk of the Town in Rockville, MD. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ผ My boss (pic below) & I have been great friends ๐Ÿ‘ญ for over 4๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ years. She & her husband founded Talk of the Town 28 years ago ๐Ÿค‘

As a result, Talk of the Town has become THE PREMIER ๐Ÿ’Ž event rental company in MD. This allows AB-FAB Designs’ Event Planning ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ„ to expand into specialized vendors ๐Ÿคนโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŽญ & rentals ๐Ÿ’ฃ

In my 20s when Talk of the Town was first starting out, I ran carnival events ๐ŸŽช, mechanical rides ๐Ÿฎ, etc… It was my first experience in event planning & coordination ๐Ÿคฉ

Social Media Holidays ๐Ÿ“…

If you follow me on Social ๐Ÿ“ฒ (YOU MUST, links below!) you know I love ๐Ÿ’™ posting The Social Media Holiday of the day ๐Ÿ“† Unfortunately, learning the details my ๐Ÿ†• partnership, was unable to post as much as I would have liked ๐Ÿฅบ

August’s Posts

MCPS Back to School Jam ๐Ÿซ

I’ll do ANYTHING for my sonโฃ๏ธ He’s entering 4th grade, continuing his education in one of the highest rated schools in the county! ๐Ÿ’ฏ #momduties #proudmom

๐Ÿ†“ Information

ONCE AGAIN, MARYLAND RANKS AS SECOND MOST EDUCATED STATE

In a new study ๐Ÿ“ˆ released by WalletHub in February 2021, Maryland ranks as the second most educated ๐Ÿ“š state in the country ๐ŸŒŽ, just behind Massachusetts. This is the 2nd year in a row WalletHub ranked Maryland number two.

US News rates Maryland #14, which is still pretty amazing!

Continuing My Education ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŽ“

Learning a ton ๐Ÿ“š about what’s ๐Ÿ†’ & ๐Ÿ†• in Fashion Styling ๐Ÿ‘— since COVID-19. Want to make sure I continue to provide clients with THE BEST in luxury ๐Ÿ’Ž fashion stylingโ•

Important to Keep Educating Myself in My Industry

Last Chance to Celebrate Happiness Happens Month What Will You Do?

More Ways to Help Achieve a Happier You ๐Ÿ“–

National Calendar Day put together some published works ๐Ÿ“˜ to help in your pursuit of happiness ๐Ÿ˜Š:

  • The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  • Manโ€™s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

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