The Contagion of Happiness

You’re sitting at a bar with a group of friends and you can’t help but quickly scan people as they enter, mentally sorting them into different groups. Some are dressed to kill, some here to kill time and some make you pause for a moment. There’s nothing special about this last set. They are probably just like everybody else who walked in, except for one rare, elusive quality: they’re happy.

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#MicroblogMondays: Navigating new territory

Guest blogging is something that has been on my mind for a while now but I’ve been hesitant to try it. Each time I considered taking the plunge, operational questions would plague me. How would I go about it? What would I write about? Who would I choose to partner with? Would they like my tone of voice or would it not gel with theirs? Would my ideas seem too basic? For a novice blogger, the entire process can seem quite daunting.

Thankfully, the perfect opportunity fell into my lap. Amelia – a blogger I’ve thoroughly enjoyed visiting over the last few months – recently asked if anyone would like to participate in a Christmas series she was doing – Tis the Season. With Christmas being my favorite time of the year, there was just no good reason for me not to say yes. So I took the plunge and hopefully, the post will speak for itself.

“Even though I finish my Christmas shopping months before, I love browsing through the shops for last minute small gifts. There’s just something so magical about the season that no matter what part of the world you live in, the goodwill and cheer is infectious.”

If you’d like to check out the full post, do click on the image below…