Have you ever created a jar of happiness? The jar of happiness is a really simple project and at the same time stimulating and profound because it allows you to recover the pleasure for the small joys of everyday life.Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
Have you ever created a jar of happiness? The jar of happiness is a really simple project and at the same time stimulating and profound because it allows you to recover the pleasure for the small joys of everyday life.
Many details of the days we live get out of hand, even when it comes to happy and positive moments. Perhaps because we tend to get trapped in the past or make really long-term plans for the future, forgetting to live the present to the full.
The jar of happiness is a ploy that helps us to live life moment by moment and to remember moments of joy when we need them because we feel sad or simply when we want to.
Both adults and children, with the help of adults, can create and use a jar of happiness.
On the Web, especially on foreign sites, there are numerous projects to create your own personalized jar of happiness, but the most famous initiative is probably The Happiness Jar Project.
This is the jar of happiness created by writer Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the best-seller Eat, Pray, Love (Eat, pray, love) from which the film of the same name was based.
The jar of happiness is used to collect gods day after day cards on which you will have written yours happy thoughts.
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How to create the jar of happiness
Are you ready to make your jar of happiness? Here's all that you need it:
- A large glass jar
- Lots of slips and cards to write on
- A nice lid
- A decorative label or bow (optional)
- Colored pens and pencils
Choose a large glass jar: the more space there is, the more cards it can hold. The jar must be accompanied by its lid on which you can apply, if you want, a bow or a decorative label to make your jar of happiness even more beautiful so that it can become part of the decor of your room.
Place next to the jar a block of slips of paper or a series of cards along with many colorful office or a pencil with which you can write a happy thought on each card day after day.
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How to use the jar of happiness
Choose a time of day when you will have a moment to think about happy moments that you have lived in the last 24 hours, to a phrase or a thought that you would like to write down so as not to forget it.
Take a relaxing break, concentrate and write down your thoughts on one of the cards along with the date of the corresponding day.
Fold up your note and insert it into the jar. Keep it up day after day trying to remember your jar of happiness at the right time, for example every evening before going to sleep.
Collect your cards with memories of happy moments and thoughts for one year and after this time reopen the jar of happiness e retrace your moments of joy, perhaps in the company of people who love you.
And when the jar of happiness is full of cards? If you want keep it and start over with a new jar.