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