Daily Happiness Journal #10 April 23rd 2020

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Daily Happiness Email #10 April 23rd 2020

I hope this little email will uplift and encourage you to see the good things all around you. In this email:

  • Food for thought: Anxiety
  • Picture of the day: Happiness Is Cherry Blossoms
  • Daily Funny: Droid
  • Daily Happiness: Strawberries on the beach
  • Daily Quote about picnics

Thought for the day


“Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”

― Arthur Roche

This is so true. Often we have one thing to worry about and a dozen that are going well. And what do we do? We concentrate of thinking about the worrisome thing, and eventually it is all we see. All the good things in life vanish from our minds because our mind can only concentrate on one thing at a time. And a thought we keep thinking tends to turn into what we perceive as truth. Suddenly that one worrisome thing has turned our whole world into a its likeness. Nothing feels good anymore. And getting out of that spiral of negative feelings takes some doing… So do yourself a favour and concentrate on the good things too. Take the habit of writing done one good thing that happened in your day. Every day. Use a notebook, your calendar, your mobile phone. Anything. Just write it down. And read later what you have written. You’d be surprised to see how many wonderful, joyful things you have in your life. It’s just a question of learning to notice them.

Picture of the day

Write down the positive things in your day, and let them lift your spirits

Happiness Is Cherry Blossoms

I thought maybe people would like to see some drawings for a change. So I created this little happy character. As you may have noticed from my previous emails, spring has arrived here and I especially like the beauty of cherry trees in full bloom. So no surprise they made it into this little picture as well 🙂

Daily Funny


What do you call a droid that takes the long way around?

R2 detour.

Do you have a funny story you would like to see published in this letter? An event, what someone said? If so, send me your funny story in an email

(I especially love the funny things children say!).

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Today’s Happiness

Strawberries on the beach

We went to the seaside for a picnic today – the first really warm spring day, and we could safely sit on the beach, alone. Sitting in the warm sun. listening to the waves and eating sushi and strawberries… Definitely something to write about in my Happiness Journal.

What made you happy today? Send a note and tell, if you wish to share your little happy moment with others.

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Daily Quote

“You bring your own weather to the picnic.”

(I tried to find who said this originally, but there were several candidates so I did not know whom to choose.)

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