Sometimes at the beginning of my classes at Oakwood, I ask the members a “getting to know you” question. One day, my question was “What is something you can do to be happier?” I got some beautiful answers and wanted to share them with you!

What is something you can do to be happier?

  • “Spend some time at the playground with kids. Kids make you happier.” – Paul
  • “When you’re in public, find a baby and catch it’s eye.”- Carol
  • “Stay true to yourself.”- Francis
  • “Enjoy yourself and the time you have.” – Ken
  • “Find God anywhere. He’s here around us. He can bring so much joy to you and strength.” – Judith
  • “Being around family and happy people.” – Karen
  • “Happiness is a choice. Some people choose it and some don’t.” – Bob
  • “Become more involved with your husband.” – Patricia
  • “Always try to progress.” – Carlos
  • “Smile and laugh.” – Mary
  • “Laugh at yourself, life, and your husband.” – Mila
  • “Slow down a little bit and enjoy life a bit. Then when you go back to work you’ll feel better about it, and maybe have time to romance your girlfriend.” – Roy
  • “Have your family over more often. Also, don’t sweat the small stuff, and the older you get the more you realize…it’s all small stuff.” – Brad
  • “Think of others, and make sure that your life isn’t impacting theirs in a negative way.“ – Mel
  • “I love being with my family.” – Eileen
  • “Go someplace new.” – Elidia