Sunday, January 20, 2013

Secret Society of Happy People


Donna, a young elephant at the Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable, England,
is playing football with her keeper.
photo cred: Steve Parsons, 1/2012

Today's blog is all about HAPPY!!

I found the coolest thing online, while browsing for something else -
That's what 

A HAPPY vintage song sheet cover, c. 1917
courtesy of Indiana Music Libraries, address to the right of this blog

I discovered

That stands for 
The (Secret) Society of Happy People!

What a wonderful name!

A HAPPY Jester paper cutting pattern
from out of print Backstreet Designs

Hmmmm... a secret society of Happy People?

Pamela Gail started this back in 1997,
to focus on the HAPPY moments,
instead of
the SAD, TRAUMATIC moments.
Great idea!!
(Something that makes people happy - chocolate!)

Today is the start of an entire week of

Hunt for Happiness Week
January 20 - 27, 2013

The focus is on finding moments of happiness every day.

Here's one of mine!

The Flamingo Barbie

You know I had to get in a Barbie somewhere, right?!
AND you know Flamingos are just so cool,
and fun
and make me happy!!

a wonderful paper doll duo by Lonnie M. Bullington
LJ Studios, 2011
found on pinterest

On the SOHP website, there are several activities that you can use to find your daily

There is a great Word Search for

Thirty-one Types of Happiness

there are 'I-Spy' coupons to print out and give -
(to hand to  people that you see doing 'happy' things) 

Happiness Challenges
with ideas for finding happiness moments every day.

She gives ideas for even kids to join in with a 

365 Happiest Moments Journal.

Moroccan 12 year old,

So why not check out these Secretive
Happy People (!)
and celebrate 

Who knows? We might even join a global revolution?

Happy Nigerian children!

Well, I'm off to start my Happiness Journal,

and make a new Pinterest Board of Happy Things,
(you can find me as K. Kloberdans there)

and make an etsy Treasury of
What makes me Happy!!

(You can find me through

original Collage Art Doll by inkspired
made from all recycled junk mail!


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