But apart from your mood. Your deep down happy feeling about who you are, well, that’s actually a choice you make every day. Uh-huh.
You don’t wait for “happy” to happen.
Instead, you practice happy by doing things that feel good. And you sprinkle those feel-good moments throughout your day. So that “happy” becomes a summation of all those little moments.
We think being happy is the hard part of our lives. But it’s not like that. Being happy is easy. It’s feeling worthy that’s the hard part. “Happy” will always be fleeting if you can’t feel worthy.
This is how it works:
• You’ve gotta accept that you always deserve to feel good.
• You’ve gotta feel worthy enough to allow yourself to feel good.
It seems so simple, doesn’t it? Well, it may be simple to understand. But it’s pretty hard to carry out. That’s where you gotta set the intention to practice happy every day. And that’s why I’ve got my own slogans to remind me:
HAPPY MY WAY
POSH ME FAB
Every Twinki-Winki product slogan is a simple expression of the same life-affirming attitude:
All the good you want in your life starts by feeling good about yourself.
This is what I like to call “kiss-my-butt attitude.” As in, I am good enough, and if you don’t like me as I am, you can kiss my butt!
Wanna know how it works? It all begins with a little imagination…
Imagine yourself so posh that everything you do oozes, I’m the poster child for fabulous. You could be taking out the garbage in your robe and still look fab from head to slippers. Your house smells like cinnamon buns, all your furniture is sparkling white, and even your toilet paper is posh. You could easily be the star of your own reality TV show. Or… you could throw on your favorite slogan t-shirt instead. And strut your POSH ME FAB attitude all over the place. Because who needs cameras and stalkers when you’re already happy being your fabulous self.
Imagine you’re sipping away at your yummy morning java and starting your day with a big smile. There you are getting your daily dose of social media while toasting your sesame bagel. You’re even tumble-drying your delicates and Roomba-ing the living room. You’re amazing, a multi-tasking genius in your prime. Ah, take that last hot sip. Treasure this moment. Because you’re about to stub your little toe as you run to save your burning bagel right before you get the hiccups. But heck, it’s the way you start your day that counts. And you started yours feeling JUST DUCKY, don’t ya know.
Imagine flopping onto your bed at the end of a grueling day. But right before you smack into your bed face-first, you catch a glimpse of that stylish throw pillow. The one that says WHOOPEE. It’s your little reminder to bask in that happy-to-be-alive feeling for even just a moment. Because no matter how lopsided your day, if you can still say WHOOPEE then it can’t be all bad.
Being happy is easy. It’s feeling worthy that’s hard.
Freebie PDF checklist PRACTICE HAPPY
Here’s a checklist for doing little things that feel good every day. You can download it from the Twinki-Winki GOODIES page.
“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we respond to it.”
- Charles Swindoll
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