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T because I ve been in a bit f a funk lately and I thought it might help me look at the brighter side Dirty Dozen 2 (12 Taboo XXX Tales) of life I need to remind myselff the positive aspects f my life and not dwell upon the struggles and I m hoping this little journal will help Disclaimer I ve looked through the book read the introduction and many f the journal prompts but I have not started the journal yet It is just the beginning f October and being that the book has prompts for an entire year I ve decided to wait until January 1st to start my journey towards a ptimistic selfFirst impression f the book is that it is very cheerful The cover is lovely with its vibrant range dots that pens up to reveal a short introduction before it dives right into the journal prompts The binding is nice and it pens easily to write your entries in The pages alternate in formatting and colors but all are very stylish and lend well to the happy vibe this book gives ff There is a smooth satin ribbon to help you keep your place but I m almost tempted to skip around to pick the prompt that fits my mood r activities f the day then work from front to back The pages are not pre dated so it would be easy to search ut the uote Greetings! or uestion that fits your personal needsf the day The prompts are a nice mix f serious and whimsical that I just feel might be better utilized by searching ut the Tribeca one that speaks to you that dayThere is not much I can find fault with in this book Being a wordy person perhaps a little larger page so that I can write a longer entry if desired The book is a handy size if you wanted to carry it with you but plan to keep it by my bedr laptop and make this a daily ritual Grey's Lady once I start I ve not tried journaling before so maybe the smaller pages will be perfect for a beginner but I have a feeling they will fill up uickly The book would make a lovely gift as well after all who couldn t use a little happy in their livesI received this book from Blogging for Books for this review Instant Happy Journal is fullf intuitive creativity and is an excellent book for those who are looking for some creative spark I wholeheartedly recommendI ve been thinking as Blue Streak of late as we near the endf 2015 life seems to be escaping me Being aware The Asketikon of St Basil the Great of this reality has led me to feel an urgency to write with a intentional aim and to further express my sentiments bothn my blog and n my personal journal However try as I may I cannot seem to get my thoughts down fear instantly consumes me as I stare at the dreaded white blank screen and page in front f me Thus I have been looking for journal prompts to help me stir my thoughts a bit Thankfully I stumbled upon this nifty colorful Instant Happy Journal and wow This
book is jam packed with wonderful ideas and inspiration for writing and self reflectionNot nly is jam packed with wonderful ideas and inspiration for writing and self reflectionNot nly it include 365 prompts for writing but within those prompts are motivational uotes that invoke different emotions both negative and positive such as these You don t have to figure Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time out how to solve all your problems right now Just figureut what you can do to feel better in this moment The "soul gets stiff when it doesn t stretch itself daily What have you "gets stiff when it doesn t stretch itself daily What have you doing Thoroughly Disarmed or what can you do to stretch who you are and grow a little There isn t a person you couldn t love if you could read their journal and understand their story Agreer disagreeThis last uote really struck me as I came to realize that the accounts and memories we record in ur journals truly do read like a novel f After the Ashes ourwn life I am so inspired and I intend to start journaling immediately Suffice it to say this brilliant book will make a wonderful gift I highly recommend itBlog Facebook Twitter Google Bloglovin Many thanks to NetGalley and Ten Speed Press for a digital Advanced Reader Copy in exchange for my review Who this journal is not for Those who strongly prefer visual simplicity such as a simple lined journal The Angry Planet or blank pages Fortunately blank books are easy to come by Who this journal IS for Journalers who enjoy working from writing prompts and enjoy popsf color and design in their journals This is the sort Melody's Key of book that inspires creativity self reflection positive thinking a focusn gratitude and self improvement which has been shown to improve general happiness hence the title Which is not to say that it ignores the potential for crap in your life The prompt n page 157 for example reads What are you angry about right now Let it ut The goal is not to ignore the negative in your life but to focus A Chance Acquaintance on the positive The prompts invite you to write about things you do well the events that put you in a better mood the people who contribute positively to your lifeA happiness journal if it s going to contribute to improvingne s mood and utlook n life should make you smile just to
look at it beyond the fun cover this at it Beyond the fun cover this the sort f journal that will grab your attention as you flip through it So festive this book has a large variety f page designs and simple illustrations throughout some The Wallflower's Revenge on single pages some across the spread Colors run for several pages in a row There s a chunkf salmon then blue range purple. Features a specific intention inspiring uote surprising scientific fact r thought provoking uestion to ponder When you approach your day with Salmansohn's happiness prompters in mind you amp up your ability to notice and create many joyous moments in your day But that's just half War to the Knife: Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861 of what it takes to live a supremely happy life This journal teaches the top two habitsf happy peop. My Review These two are just too cute Just look at them They re small but packed full Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World of happy There wasn t a better way to start my morning than to have my husband walk in with the journal I had been patiently waiting for it which is something I m not very good at The Instant happy bookn the left is going to stay n my coffee table forever every page is insanely awesome They re cutesy motivational pictures and I love them I flipped through it so many times while unpacking this week It really is instant happyThe journal is what I am most excited about It has a journal page for every day f the year I can tell this will be a great addition to my daily routine The first page was fantastic it pened with a uote from Paulo CoehloI ll post it below and asked to list your little miracles for the day I was able to fill the page after nly being awake a few hours It helped put my day in perspective My husband let me sleep in he made me breakfast in bed the book I had been waiting Introductory Algebra: Models Concepts Skills on came in along with manyther little things While it Marriage After God: Chasing Boldly After God’s Purpose for Your Life Together only took a few minutes to write everything down it did help me realize all I had to be happy for today I m sure I ll be posting about these two books veryften You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar ne Each day is a different ne each day brings a miracle Blue Blood of itswn It s just a matter The Gollywhopper Games: Friend or Foe of paying attention to this miracle Paulo Coelho Instant Happy Journal Karen Salmansohn65 Daysf Inspiration Gratitude and JoyI m than a little Parafilias (Spanish Edition) obsessed with cute journals even though I can t write in them for longer than a week for the lifef me When I saw this pretty little thing It's Like This on Blogging for Books I couldn t resist It s so small and happy looking how could I go wrongOverall rating 12Originality The nicest partf this journal is that it has prompts Many journals lay abandoned The Mirage on my bookshelves victimsf writer s block Some days are just not interesting enough to write about Then you start to feel guilty about not journaling then you keep procrastinating then you look at the journal and it s been too long since you wrote in it and you have to give upThe Instant Happy Journal has 365 pages for journaling but they re NOT PRE DATED You get to write in the date yourself Which means if you miss journaling n March 3rd you don t have to wait until March 3rd f the following year to finish that page just pick it up where you left Rituels secrets des Templiers offThe graphicsn the journal pages are fun without being verwhelming I can see myself running ut A Mild Suicide of room for writingn a few Beethoven for a Later Age: The Journey of a String Quartet of the pages but mostf them look big enough There are many interesting prompts Make a prediction in this journal about something you believe is about to happen Fold Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face over the cornerf the page so you can be reminded to check later whether it came true What made you feel afraid today What can you say to yourself to increase your moxie and bravura Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss f enthusiasm This is a great little journal for people who just need a reminder to reflect a bit during the day It s not too much work and is SO adorable Recently I ve gotten back into doing daily journaling
AND BY JOURNALING I MEAN I JOT DOWN A by journaling I mean I jot down a description f what went n through the day f the lives f my husband my kids and I Sometimes it s a mundane description sometimes there s a lot to say Sometimes it s just a really good utlet for the things that frusterated me in the day What makes this Journal different is that it forces you to focus Porter Earns a Quarter (Four Basic Skills Series, Volume 2) on the good partsf your day It reminds us how even in the tiniest Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations, Grades 5-8 of moments we are incredibly blessed By thinkingn the good things Tablettes Albertini Actes privés de l'époque vandale on a daily basis I believe that we slowly start to have a mindset change where insteadf finding utselfs feeling so beat down by the cares and stresses f Sexual Soulmates: The Six Essentials for Connected Sex (English Edition) our life but we start to realize that while live is in no way perfect there is something there any small thing there to be happy aboutWhat I Loved The formatf this book is just wonderful It not nly focuses n the positive but each page is just a little different You have to look at your life from different angles It also stretches your creative muscles and sometimes work hard for the response Of course the journal is Piazza, Student Edition: Introductory Italian only going to be as good as you make it If it becomes anbligation Unbroken Circle: How to Take Your Family Through the End Time or something that you just fillut because the blanks are there it s not going to be near as good as if you actually decide to spend some time thinking about the daily entry and investing the time to put down a thoughtful answer And imagine the wonderful memory book you ll have at the end f the 365 daysNot So Much NOTHING This is a cute journal and I think each and every person young and ld can enjoy thisThe Verdict This
book review is appropriately timed because I just found the perfect Christmas review is appropriately timed because I just found the perfect Christmas for nearly everyone n your listespecially those hard to buy for people who have just about everything I think that I would love to have this journal yearly for a beautiful positive and encouraging history f my life And my kids would probably love it too This is a cute little book and I m thrilled to have it in my library I picked it u. This colorful diary inspires journalers to apply happiness guru Karen Salmansohn's Instant Happy principles to their everyday lives with 365 prompts to encourage a year f gratitudeOn the heels Tajweed Rules for Qur'anic Recitation: A Beginner's Guide (Tajweed Rules, of Karen Salmansohn's wildly popular gift book Instant Happy comes this happiness journal with daily prompts to help you think about and apply happiness wisdom to yourwn life Each page.
Download Instant Happy JournalGreen then back again The digital copy I m reading makes me want to examine the colorful face Selling to VITO the Very Important Top Officer: Get to the Top. Get to the Point. Get to the Sale. of the book block A journal like this is best in paper Very colorful with eye popping design I love the watermelon seeds that turn into confetti this is the sortf book that calls you to write in it Instead The Reformation (World History Series) of progressing chronologically the writer is free to bounce around each day journaling basedn the prompt rather than simply turning to the next page Many f the writing prompts n each page go beyond write about X and are really little life lessons This may be a simple self help book disguised as a journal Some Ask Me Nicely: Dark Urges Book One of my favorite exercisesBan delete shredbliterate the words I m not good enough Write them here then cross them Date With A Dead Doctor outDraw a picturef what your mood would look like if it were a flower NC 17 Share some naughty thoughts here I received this book from Blogging for Books but all Signs in the Heavens: A Jewish Messianic Perspective of the Last Days Coming Millennium opinions are mywnFor those Daddy Lost Me At Poker (Eroticulture) (English Edition) of you who don t know I have a lovely mixturef anxiety and depression It s normally kept in check with medicine but sometimes I still have a hard time finding any happy That was a big part Orb: A Tale of Alien Pregnancy of the reason I reuested Instant Happy Journal from Blogging for Books That and my mom suggested it after I told her which books I was consideringWhile I wouldn t say this book is the be all and end allr that it cured me Witchopoly or made me instantly happy I do think that it s helpful and encouragingBefore I start talking about the content I just have to say that this book is just adorable Between the polka dot front the yellow bookmark ribbon and all the different page designs it s likely to bring a smile to your face before you even start readingr writingSimilarly to my A a Day journal there are good prompts and weird Dear Chandler, Dear Scarlett: A Grandfather's Thoughts on Faith, Family, and the Things That Matter Most ones andnes I have no idea how to even begin answering but Asesinato en una Lavandería China (Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro overall I m enjoying it so far I haven t donene prompt per day I m saving them for days when I need a little boost f happy Such as last Tuesday which SUCKED I wrote ut a prompt attempting to not be as sarcastic and cynical as I usually am then my daughter and I made a neon swirl cake She definitely helps n my bad daysA couple examples f prompts are Every human has an unfathomable gift that Beyond Time Travel - Exploring Our Parallel Worlds: Amazing Real Life Stories in the News (Time Travel Books Book 1) only meeting life headn will reveal Mark Nepo and facts about how helping Boarding House of Hunks others helps you be happy and the magical number isne hundred hours per year then it asks what you ve done that week to help someoneAs you can see sometimes it s actual uestions and sometimes it s just uotes I do tend to have a harder time answering the uotes because I m just not sure what to write especially if I m in a moodI think that this would be great for all kinds f people If you have a mood disorder like me it can help perk you up sometimes if you re a writer it could definitely help with writing prompts r if you just like daily journalsI gave this journal four Bec (The Demonata, outf five stars nly because there were a few
PROMPTS THAT JUST DIDN T CLICK WITH ME BUTthat just didn t click with me but they ll click with you I think Karen Salmansohn did a great job with this and I m interested in looking into all her ther books n being happy I think they could be interesting Recently I decided to get back into using a daily journal because it s therapeutic but I uickly fell ut f the habit f writing down what my thoughts were But this little book is filled with daily inspiration prompts and thoughts that can brighten anyone s day and remind you f the positives I found the happiness prompters to be a great go to in the morning and evening before bed The book is small and can easily be placed in purse to bring with you throughout the day I found this to be a great resource to keep a health happy mindset with beautiful bright graphics to spark creativity 629 pm 27 January 2016Instant Happy Journal 365 Days f Inspiration Gratitude and Joy Karen SalmansohnI ve always loved journaling My high school English teacher had her students keep a journal teaching us the importance Our Planet: Our Home of expressingur emotions and feelings Kakoong, Pahlawan Pulau Awan Vol. 8 on paper It was a great way to release those things we keep locked deep inside It helped me express myself andther times after seeing my thoughts n paper inspired me That is exactly what Karen Salmansohn had in mind when she created this little happy journal First the journal itself is lovely It makes me happy just looking at it The bright and happy colors are an instant boost Second the daily happiness prompts allow me to focus n positive thoughts Salmansohn filled the pages with pro You want to be happy Of course you do We all doDid you know there are lots Journeys of Frodo: An Atlas of J.R.R.Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings of little tricks to instantly make you happier No they don tften tell us that Well Karen Salmansohn does She not nly shares the tricks to happy but she gives you time and space to practice them in this little journal book I but she gives you time and space to practice them in this little journal book I nly been practicing for twelve days and I m already 117% happier What will this book do for youPercentage figured using a complicated mathematical formula that involves lots f first rder differential euations and Gauss Jordan elimination while also considering the binomial coefficients in Pascal s triangle I think you ll have to trust me n thi. Le to naturally set their intention to enjoy a happy day then end the day reflecting n what made them happy When you end your day writing about what went right you further strengthen your happiness mindset With fill in dates so that you can write and reflect at your wn pace this little journal features a graphic design and fresh attitude perfect for today's modern happiness seeke.