Happiness Happens When You Look For It

by Pamela Gail Johnson on July 30, 2014

Happiness Happens When You Look For it - Happiness Happens When You Look For It

Taking Things For Granted Recently, I had an eye infection and my eyes were full of tears to the point that I could barely see. This was a wake-up call to value something I usually take for granted ~ my eyesight. Since I wear contacts to see, you’d think I’d remember to value my eyesight, […]

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When Evil Haunts Happiness

by Pamela Gail Johnson on July 21, 2014

Evil Haunts Happiness - Secret Society Of Happy People

    When I saw the breaking news about the MH17 crash, due to what can only be described as an act of evil, my heart sank and a lump in my throat left me speechless, as my eyes filled with tears for those who had lost a loved one. This was a senseless loss […]

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Kickstarter - Invite

Last week when I was watching Good Morning America I had no idea that a story about a Potato Salad Kickstarter campaign would inspire me for a Happiness Happens Month activity. But that’s one of the reasons being inspired is a type of happiness  … it’s arrival usually surprises us. But this story really starts […]

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Happiness Happens Month Needs Your Help

by Pamela Gail Johnson on July 10, 2014

HHMS - Support Happiness

When I founded the Society in 1998 my goal was pretty simple: make the world happier one happy person at a time. It sounds naive. But one of the ways I thought we could do that was to have a day celebrating happiness. After our first amazing year we declared August 8, our birthday, as […]

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Members Share: Last Question & Sneak Peek

by Pamela Gail Johnson on June 25, 2014

What's The Best Part Of Life - Secret Society Of Happy People - Member Share

I’m so excited to introduce our new and updated website … and the comments are happily working again!!! We’re still finalizing it but I want to give you a sneak peek and thanks to Rose Mis for her her hard work designing and getting the site online. Also, this is the last question of Members […]

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Opps – Something Went Wrong

by Pamela Gail Johnson on June 3, 2014

Oops! Something went wrong

When we posted the last Members Share Question last week something went wrong with our comments. We tried to do a quick fix over the weekend but it didn’t work. We are in the process of updating the website – in time for Happiness Happens Month – so as soon as those updates are finished […]

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SOHP.com Members Share

It’s our last question in this round of Members Share so we can get to know each other better ~ and who doesn’t want to know more happy people? Why should you answer these questions and read the answers? If you answer all of the questions you get a present from me (they must be […]

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Is There a Secret to Happiness?

by Pamela Gail Johnson on May 22, 2014

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My blood pressure recently jumped up a bit when I saw another online story headlining something about the “secret to happiness”. When I see these headlines I have to resist the urge to comment, “There isn’t a secret to happiness.” It’s true that the science of happiness has come a long way since the Society […]

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Secret Society of Happy People Members Share: Question 7

by Pamela Gail Johnson on May 19, 2014

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We’re on Question 7 of our members share so we can get to know each other better ~ and let’s be honest happy people are so fun to get to know. Why should you answer these questions and read the answers? You shared in the Optimism Survey survey that negative people are one of your biggest […]

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