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Be happier in ’09: Turn your frown upside down


Are you happy? Have you ever stopped to ask yourself that? Don‟t pass over the question too lightly.

When I was a little boy and sometimes acted a bit grumpy, the grownups would often give me a warning to be happy by saying things like, Turn that frown upside down! When I became a teenager, I displayed happiness by drawing smiley faces next to my signature (come to think of it, I still do that!). When I went away to school I had a classmate who seemed to be angry if we didn‟t appear to be happy. She would come up to us and in an oddly commanding voice, say Smile!

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1/09/2009
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