Journaling is something I’m very accustomed to. I have a cupboard full of diaries from age 13 right up to now, so when I read about a journal created with exercises and prompts to encourage happiness I had to give it a go. The Happiness Planner was created by Mo Seetubtim, who says:
“Our mission is to inspire people to live a purpose and passion driven life and to find happiness from within.”
As soon as I got hold of my planner I got started on the personal development exercises. The 52-week planner I got starts with a range of self-reflection exercises to help you pinpoint where you are now, where you want to be in the future and how you can invite more joy into your life.
This section got me questioning where I get my happiness from, where my stress originates and, perhaps most importantly, the elements I need to work on to make my imagined future a reality.
At the start of each week you are prompted to write down what you’re excited about for the week, ‘happy’ things…