I’ve taken greater responsibility for my own happiness and started investing in the kinds of thoughts and behaviours that make me feel really great.
The Care Labels idea needs some proper thought before it can be moved it on. So, for the time being I’m putting it on hold and reflecting daily on this question:
Why wait for someone else to set the scene when you can you run your own show?
So, I took three weeks off work and resolved to do something new and different each day. I set off to do exactly what I wanted to do, on most occasions this was regardless of whether any body else wanted to join me.
I went to gigs, comedy nights, dance lessons, exhibitions and ate out alone in London, Norwich and Manchester. Doing these things sometimes took some guts, but mostly I was relieved to find that it wasn’t that difficult.
More importantly, doing these things made me happy.
I spend quite a bit of time on Twitter documenting the cheering activities I get up to, and now I’d like to bring these updates to ‘Cheer Up Love’ – sharing my exploits as explore what the world has to offer me.
Now, this does not mean that I wish to go out by myself all the time. I do like going out with other people but I don’t want to miss out just because friends are busy or not into the same things.
Going out and finding things to do that make me truly happy keeps my life interesting and means that I always have something to talk about when I do catch up with friends.
And, because it doesn’t have to be all about me, I’ll be inviting some of my friends to share their stories of things that have made them happy too.
My hope is to make Cheer Up Love into a community of happiness. It’s about time this blog received the love and attention it deserves!