Happyou Happyme is all about experiencing happiness through the small things we
do for others. This is a technique that has been studied by many scientists from
many disciplines. Here’s an article (I’ve highlighted the key paragraphs on page 2, 3 and
7) that describes the effects on experiencing happiness through taking the attention
from yourself to others around you.
It’s very nice to hear about all the possibilities for us to possibly get closer to
experiencing lasting happiness. But in reality, we need the action to experience the
I am calling September: action month. This will start the traction to close our last
quarter of the year with some great results!
Let’s commit to practicing one action every day this week.
Focusing on just one action will allow us to measure and to start seeing the shift in
the experience of happiness.
Here’s your key action for this week:
CHOOSE ONE TASK, THAT IS NOT YOUR RESPONSIBILITY, AND DO IT FOR
This may look like:
Picking up someone else’s trash and bringing it to the garbage bin.
Loading the dishwasher with someone else’s dishes.
Bringing a dried towel to someone at the gym.
Wheeling someone else’s store cart to the “cart parking area” at the store.
Prepping the conference room for a co-worker.
You can apply this to any activity in your day.
If you feel you already do this on a regular basis, I want to challenge you to write it
down. It makes a huge difference when we pay attention to what we’re doing and