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A Week of Happiness (Tag?)

Hi Guys,

All of last week I was running an experiment in my life to see if people felt the effects. I am a big believer in positive energy (call me a hippy) so I though that I would spread some of mine by being positive. For the whole of the week I attempted to add a bit of brightness into every body's day's; here's a run down of the highs and lows of the week.

Monday and Thursday

Today was complement day! I woke up with an added spring in my step because I knew how great I'd feel after the day. I know it sounds ridiculous; getting ready to spread joy makes you feel more joyful. The best way to explain is that it's like lending someone a book. You get excited before hand to hear there opinions and afterwards it feels even better because you've got someone to talk to about it!

The moment I got into the building I was complimenting left, right and centre! I could tell that a lot of people felt awkward about accepting it though. I think that the acknowledgement from the receiver is the worst part: people feel like they need to tell you something back. I wish that my friends (and all of the random people I complimented today) would just accept that I'm telling the truth!


Smile back day! Today was the day of my first musical theatre exam. Obviously I was nervous, but today I was hiding under an alter ego: my smile! As the first sentence suggests, whenever someone would smile at me I would reciprocate. At first, this was pretty difficult. Nobody was smiling at me to start off with. I soon turned this around by walking around with a huge beam. After an hour my face started to hurt!


Probably my favourite day of the week: positive Wednesday! All this meant was that when somebody said something to me, I would say something really positive back. This was pretty hard for me because when you are speaking to a pessimistic their isn't a lot you can do to change the tone but in the end it worked out pretty well! Some of the best things were telling people how great they would do. When somebody else had confidence in you it makes you feel so much brighter too! 

That's the end of my week. I know I missed off the weekend but it was a lot harder to find people to compliment when I was at home editing! Before you go, I would like to encourage you to do the same thing this week. Please document whatever happens to you. I want to get the week of happiness trending! Don't forget to email me if you do make a post about it because I would love to see what you found!

Don't forget to add me to your circles and I hope you have a great week!

Thanks for Reading,


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