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During the Holidays, Say “Yes” If We Can.

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A Little Happier: During busy holiday time, it’s tempting to say “no” to try to make life easier, but in the end, we’re usually happier if we say “yes”—to the office party, the school show, or the holiday gathering.

So the hack is: say "yes"if you can. Don't do anything contrary to your nature or your values, but if you can, say "yes." In the end, showing up strengthens relationships and boosts happiness.

Here's the video that I mention: The days are long, but the years are short. Of everything I've ever written or created, I think this one-minute video is the thing that has resonated most with people.

Have you learned any great hacks for figuring out how to make the holidays happier?

 

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