Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happiness Calendar for January

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I found this month's calendar on the Action for Happiness web site.  Here are actions they suggest we do during January 2020.

Wednesday, January 1
~ Find three good things to look forward to this year.
Thursday, January 2
~ Make time today to do something kind for yourself.
Friday, January 3
~ Spread a bit of happiness by doing kind things for others.
Saturday, January 4
~ Write a list of things you feel grateful for in life and why.
Sunday, January 5
~ Get moving.  Do something physically active (ideally outdoors).
Monday, January 6
~ Say something positive to everyone you meet today.
Tuesday, January 7
~ Take ten minutes to sit still and just breathe.
Wednesday, January 8
~ Look for the good in others and notice their strengths.
Thursday, January 9
~ Learn something new and share it with others.
Friday, January 10
~ Thank three people you're grateful to and tell them why.
Saturday, January 11
~ Have a friendly chat with a stranger.
Sunday, January 12
~ Switch off all your tech 2 hours before bedtime.
Monday, January 13
~ Be gentle with yourself when you make mistakes.
Tuesday, January 14
~ Take a different route today and see what you notice.
Wednesday, January 15
~ Put a worry into perspective and try to just let it go.
Thursday, January 16
~ Get outside and notice five things that are beautiful.
Friday, January 17
~ Eat healthy food which really nourishes you today.
Saturday, January 18
~ Make something happen for a good cause.
Sunday, January 19
~ Get back in contact with an old friend you miss.
Monday, January 20
~ Go to bed in good time and give yourself time to recharge.
Tuesday, January 21
~ Take a small step towards an important goal.
Wednesday, January 22
~ Try out something new to get out of your comfort zone.
Thursday, January 23
~ Decide to lift people up rather than put them down.
Friday, January 24
~ Today do something fun and invite others to join you.
Saturday, January 25
~ Put away your devices and focus fully on who you're with.
Sunday, January 26
~ Say hello to a neighbor and get to know them better.
Monday, January 27
~ Challenge your negative thoughts and look for the upside.
Tuesday, January 28
~ Count how many people you can smile at today.
Wednesday, January 29
~ Use one of your personal strengths in a new way.
Thursday, January 30
~ Ask other people about things they've enjoyed recently.
Friday, January 31
~ Write down your hopes and plans for the future.

"Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions." ~ Dalai Lama


Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I printed mine out. I should add the daily reminders to my calendar alerts.

Sue Jackson said...

I love this! What a great way to kick off January!

I'm going to share it in my chronic illness groups/blog.

Thanks for the inspiration!


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Sue Jackson said...

Hi, Bonnie -

I told you I was planning to share this post on social media, and it's been very popular so far! I included it in my own blog post (on my chronic illness blog) on ways to start the new year off right:

Thanks for the inspiration - hope you have a happy & healthy 2020!


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