In the summer of last year, I was lacking motivation and generally not feeling as happy as I thought I could be. I heard about the Happiness Planner, a journal that contains exercises and prompts to encourage self-reflection, motivation and overall happiness.
A few weeks into using it, I wrote my thoughts on the planner here on the Life Coach Directory blog. I’ve now completed this 52-week journal and thought it would be interesting to look back and see what difference it actually made to my happiness.
So… am I happier?
Honestly? Yes, I am. And I have the numbers to back it up. Every week in the planner you note down scores for your happiness, how calm you are, how excited, how energetic and how healthy you feel. At the end of the 52 weeks, you input these numbers into one chart...