???? Day Two: Hunt for Happiness Week ????

???? Day Two: Hunt for Happiness Week ????

We got our hunts out for day one a little late on Sunday. No worries -- you can do them today or any day. Remember one of our goals is to fill social media sites with the #SmileStarter hashtag.  Today is special. Below is the Hunt for Happiness Week video that I did...

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It’s Time to Hunt for Happiness :)

It’s Time to Hunt for Happiness 🙂

Well, it’s THAT time of year again… Last year’s holidays are done and gone… The weather is bone-chilling cold and gloomy, Some places are even snowed in right now. That faint flicker of light at the end of this winter’s tunnel… It starts glowing brighter the closer we...

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❄️ SOHP Weekly: Happy 2020 ❄️

❄️ SOHP Weekly: Happy 2020 ❄️

Happy 2020!!! Mine started off on a happiness fast start. I got to visit Atlantic City last week to speak. Since then I've been busy getting my ducks in a row for the 19th Hunt for Happiness Week that starts Sunday. So I'm doing a little happy dance. We have...

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SOHP Weekly: Happy Thanksgiving ????

SOHP Weekly: Happy Thanksgiving ????

This Thanksgiving holiday I'm sending each of you a big hug -- because I'm thankful for each of you and love you lots.  ❤️❤️❤️   We live in a world that focuses on living and posting big. Sometimes this leaves us feeling a little lost--maybe that we're even lacking...

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???? Welcome to SOHP Weekly

???? Welcome to SOHP Weekly

Welcome to SOHP Weekly!   Today is the debut of our new SOHP Weekly -- and I'm grinning big because we're finally sending it out.    Each week -- hopefully on Wednesday's in the future -- you'll get our new e-pub that will have a variety of sections with happiness:...

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The Top 16 Fall Smile Starters

The Top 16 Fall Smile Starters

???? Like the majority of you — 47% to be exact — fall’s my favorite season. ????  I love everything about it. Or at least the fantasy of fall. Since I live in Texas, I fantasize about warm colors of fall foliage and leaves falling without the reality of raking and...

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Happiness Happens Day 2019

Happiness Happens Day 2019

Cheers!!! Happiness Happens Day is officially 21 years old, so we can legally have adult beverages Or you can toast with our traditional pink lemonade or any beverage that makes you smile. That’s the theme this year — smiles — and recognizing those people who start...

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5 Ways To Squelch Summer Stressors

5 Ways To Squelch Summer Stressors

5 Ways To Squelch Summer Stressors When you think of summer, most of you think of years past when you stayed out late with friends and loves, slept late and spent your days daydreaming by a pool or the beach — unless you worked a part-time job saving up for your new...

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Not A Secret Any More

Not A Secret Any More

Not a Secret Anymore I’d never have guessed that the moment twenty-two years ago when I was sitting on my bed in my apartment wondering, “Where are all of the happy people?” for a humor essay, would impact my life today. I still clearly see that vision my imagination...

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Are You The Happiest Person You Know?

Are You The Happiest Person You Know?

Are You The Happiest Person You Know? When I first started the Society over two decades ago, I remember chatting at a mental health conference with a therapist who asked why I had started the Society. I responded with something like, “Our culture seems to reward us...

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The Paradox of Love

The Paradox of Love

The Paradox of Love I was recently watching my local weather forecast on CBS 11 when the weatherman, Scott Padgett, mentioned the weather for Valentine’s Day, or as he called it Single Awareness Day. I chuckled because it was clever. But as someone who’s been single...

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18th Hunt For Happiness Week

18th Hunt For Happiness Week

It’s the 18th Hunt for Happiness Week!    We’ve always hunted for happiness, and sometimes it’s sitting in our laps, or in some cases right under our nose. The third Monday in January was coined, Blue Monday, by Dr. Cliff Arnall, a U.K. based psychologist,...

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Inspiration And Motivation For 2019

Inspiration And Motivation For 2019

The first of the year is the time many of us strive to improve our lives in some way. As well-intentioned as we may be, our resolutions usually last a few days — or, if we’re being honest more like 72 hours. Maybe that’s why someone declared January 2 the official...

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Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year 2019

Thank you for being part of the Secret Society of Happy People -- each of you is a blessing in my life. As we ring in 2019, please take a few moments to reflect on this past year so you can remember all of the moments that made you feel good inside -- or happy. Here's...

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Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas!!! The big day is almost here – and you’re probably a little tuckered out from the busyness of the holiday season. As much as we fret about holiday stress, ironically, it’s the chaos and mayhem that create many of our memories … probably more than the...

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Thanksgiving Wishes

Thanksgiving Wishes

  Thanksgiving Wishes Thank you for being one of my most cherished blessings because you include me in your life, and you make the world a happier place to be. We need more of that ... keep being a blessing to those who cross your path. [Tweet "You make the world...

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