At the beginning of every week in 2013 I’ll be sharing a different way to get happy for FREE. Being happy doesn’t cost anything except your decision to try. I show you how I got happy that week and hope to inspire you to do the same. Join my Get Happy for FREE challenge, you have nothing to lose and a whole lot of smiles to gain!
I’m determined to get happy for free.
Last week I started a year long challenge on the blog how to be happy! I’m so convinced that being happy doesn’t cost a thing, I’m putting my money where my mouth is.
I’m giving $5 of my own money every week to one reader who accepts the challenge and comes back to tell me what they did!
Living well on less means just that. Don’t expect things to make you happy. It’s a quick thrill and once the bill comes in, the thrill is gone.
Real lasting happiness comes from experiences, relationships and things that money can’t buy.
This week we are going somewhere out of the ordinary.
If there is a local mom and pop shop in your neighborhood you pass by regularly, why not stop and check it out? Maybe the corner bakery always smells so delightful and you’ve wanted to peek inside, go and say hi to the owner!
Or how about a park or walking trail you’ve never been to, but always heard great things about.
This week’s challenge is all about visiting somewhere or something that is new to you. Doing the same old thing everyday can bring us down. Seeing new-to-you things wakes up our senses and makes us appreciate where we live.
Go somewhere new and than come back and tell me about it in the comments for a chance to win a $5 Amazon code!
Here is how my challenge went this week:
Week 2: Go Somewhere Out of the Ordinary
This is so far out of my comfort zone, I just had to do it!
I got free passes for the New England Auto Show at the convention center. I’m a very girly girl. Dresses, bows, pink things and pretty. That’s me.
Fast cars, mpg, monster trucks..so not me! Little did I know how much fun we would have…
It took place at the Boston Convention Center. I love to photograph the city from a visitor’s standpoint.
Little girls love checkin’ out cars too!
This was better than any playground. Trying out the driver’s seat..in every. single. car. The next day he told me he had a dream about the car show.
My frugal toddler was only interested in checking out the minivan.
Going somewhere new to us was a success. We hope to find a new place to check out once a month!
JOIN THE CHALLENGE!
- Check out somewhere new this week and then come back and comment on this post by 1/26, Saturday 11:59 pm, letting me know what you did!
- I will announce the next $5 Amazon Code winner in my weekly email that goes out every Sunday. Make sure you are a subscriber or you won’t know you won!
Other posts in the 52 Ways to Get Happy for FREE Series:
- Week 1: Focus on Relationships
- >Week 2: Go Somewhere New
- Week 3: Try a New Food
- Week 4: Spend Time Alone
- Week 5: Write to Someone
- Week 6: Smile
- Week 7: Take a Walk