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Merry Blissmas

Blissful living – Everyday! Over the course of the year we tend to wait until November and December each year to celebrate the abundance of joy and happiness in our lives. Why is that? We celebrate with lavish gifts and too much food.  I say, break it all down over the course of the year to feel more joy and abundance every day of our lives. Each of us contains within us the capacity to change the world, to make it a better place – by creating and elevating our own level of happiness and by sharing that happiness with others.  As a speaker, I have witnessed other people’s face light up every time I offer the audience an opportunity to share their most joyful moments with the group. Taking control of your own happiness means your positive mood will affect others, especially those closest to you. In 2010, Harvard Med School’s Dr. Nicholas Christakis and University of California – San Diego’s, Dr. James H. Fowler conducted a study on, “How Social Networks Affect Mood”.  The study suggests that “happiness is influenced not only by the people you know, but by the people they know.” “Happiness spreads through social networks like a virus”, says Fowler. It can affect people we don’t even know. The most significant changes found by the doctors were seen in the…