2011 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2011 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2011 a happier year -- and even if you haven't officially signed up for the challenge -- welcome! This month's theme is Memories, and last week's resolution was to Keep a file box. Did you try that resolution? Did it boost your happiness?
This week's resolution is to Make the most of your photographs.
If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…
Photographs make me happy, but they're also making miserable.
Need a simple way to boost your mood in one minute? Look at a photo of someone you love.
Six tips for using mementos to keep happy memories vivid.
If you're new, here's information on the 2011 Happiness Challenge. It's never too late to start! You're not behind, jump in right now, sign up here. For the Challenge, each week I'll post a video suggesting a resolution for you to consider. For more ideas for resolutions to try, check out the archives of videos here.
* If you like a good questionnaire, you'll find a lot of terrific happiness-related questionnaires on the Authentic Happiness site.
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