Friday, October 19, 2012

Pay It Forward: A Little More "Happy"

A few years ago a beautiful woman coined the term "a happy" for out-of-the-blue gifts (or "happy's") she would give to people. If you were the recipient, you didn't expect it, though it most certainly made you feel loved. While shopping, if she noticed something that made her think of someone else, "a happy" was discovered. Many "happy" recipients started doing the same thing in a "Pay It Forward" sort of movement. "A Happy" doesn't have to cost money. It could be the simple act of leaving a "thinking about you" or "have a great day" post-it note message on a co-worker's door or picking flowers from your yard for a friend or neighbor. It could mean leaving a "thank you" note in your mailbox for your postal worker, or leaving a little extra tip for your server when you're out to eat.

You see, a beautiful thing happens during the act of giving "a happy," the giver feels it, happy that is.

In the act of giving, one might see a little more beautifully. And when one receives, it is a truly happy feeling.

A little "happy" is a great way to See Beautiful.
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5 comments:

  1. Oh we love this!! My mission today: Give out happy's. This will be FUN and beautiful. Let me start right now with this for you, :)
    Blessings,
    Goose

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  2. SUGAR: Golden WoofsOctober 19, 2012 at 12:20 PM

    Golden HAPPY! Its beautiful to spread Happiness. Sending you Lots of Golden HAPPY Smiles n Love. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  3. A wonderful way to spread happiness wherever we go!! There are many people that could benefit from this!! Happy Friday!! xoxo Chloe, LadyBug and Jeanne

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  4. Great reminder! See Beautiful and See Happy!

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  5. Sorry I haven't been in touch lately. Trying to find any spare time to catch up on my blogs has been hard. I hope you are doing well! As always though I'm always feeling left inspired after reading your blog!

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Thank you for sharing your thoughts & helping others see beautiful too!