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power your happyPopsugar founder and Power Your Happy author Lisa Sugar (pictured right) is one of the happiest people I’ve ever met.  And when I say happy I don’t mean bouncing off the walls hyped up happy – although she could be I just didn’t see it. I’m talking about more of an air about her that exudes happiness, peacefulness and positivity.

We all know someone like this – no matter when we see them they’re always smiling and telling us to not let the negative thing in life keep us down.  This is Lisa! When I attended the Power Your Happy event (appropriately named after the for the release of her first book) I discovered that powering your happiness is not only possible but a  necessity.

So, how do you  power your happiness? According to Lisa you can power your happy by:

Following the signs 
If you enjoy doing something and you find yourself continuously surrounded by it and/or pulled in the direction of it, then that could be a sign that you should be doing it. Since I can remember I have always found myself sharing stories and coordinating events, this ultimately lead me down the path blogging and hosting events. Without even realizing it I followed the signs to my happiness. Had I stayed at my previous job I would be stuck in a cube maze doing the same boring job. I would not be as happy and fulfilled as I am today.

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Author: Mommy R+R

Valerie Pierre is the owner and content creator for Mommy R+R. She is a lover of food, wine & cuss words. She resides in Brooklyn, NY with her comic nerd husband and their two kids. Valerie is also Co-Owner of Sisterhued. A digital collective that showcases women of color in positive lights. She also contributes pieces to MomCave TV, Fit Noire and Football, Food & Motherhood.

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