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Items we’ve curated from the world.wide.web we hope will amuse, inspire and make your day.

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Here's something that will make you smile

Courtesy of some members who subscribe to the happiness blog. They're currently on a vacation in Greece and came upon this store.
The image of a man getting a bucket of ice water dumped on his head
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Small Acts of Kindness go a long way

In "Day 18" of Don't Be a Cow! we talk about simple, small acts of kindness. Often we think of being kind or generous as something HUGE. Think Philanthropy or Anonymous donations that fund a museum. But, small acts of kindness can go a long…

Being Happier will help you live longer

(CNN)If you could wish for just one thing, would it be happiness or a long life? Given what researchers tell us, one is likely to produce the other. Science has been exploring the connection between happiness and longevity for some time.
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Why We Laugh

Cognitive neuroscientist Sophie Scott shares this and other surprising facts about laughter in this fast-paced, action-packed and, yes, hilarious dash through the science of cracking up.
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How to Be Happy? A Nearly 90-Year-Old Has Some Advice

Judith Viorst, the author of iconic children's book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, has never loved her life more than she does now. She's also almost 90.
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Don't Be A Cow and Follow the herd says Chicago Trib writer

We love that he is sharing our advice. BE HAPPIER. Don't follow the herd. And have a happy Mother's day. Column: Don’t be a cow and follow the herd. Stay home on Mother’s Day. A jampacked restaurant brunch is no way to…
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