NATIONAL GRATITUDE MONTH

National Gratitude Month in November encourages us to embrace the power of gratitude. Gratitude is more than simply saying “thank you.” Gratitude’s amazing powers have the ability to shift us from focusing on the negative to appreciating what is positive in our lives. Practicing daily gratitude gives us a deeper connection to ourselves, the world …
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IPOD DAY

National iPod Day on October 23rd recognizes the portable music device. Apple introduced the iPod on October 23, 2001. The iPod changed the way we listened to and purchased music. The first iPod was sold on November 10, 2001, for $399.  iPod Day pays recognition to this groundbreaking technology and the many people it impacted. …
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WORLD SMILE DAY – First Friday in October

Each year on the first Friday in October, World Smile Day devotes a day to smiles and spreading random acts of kindness. This year its October 1, 2021. If someone smiles at you, you’re bound to smile back. A smile often expresses a feeling, encouragement to someone, or serves as a greeting. If you don’t …
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NATIONAL HAPPINESS HAPPENS DAY – August 8

Smile on August 8th to share in National Happiness Happens Day. On this day each year just let it happen. You know.  Happiness.  Because happiness happens.  The day encourages happiness all day. Recognize every moment of glee, joy, delight, and pleasure. Don’t let it pass. Most importantly, a flicker of a giggle should be given …
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NATIONAL COLORING BOOK DAY

National Coloring Book Day on August 2nd recognizes the joy children and adults alike derive from coloring in pages of designs. Coloring and coloring books have always been popular with children, but over the years, adults have gotten more and more involved with coloring. Obviously, adult coloring is now a huge trend. Many find that …
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HAPPINESS HAPPENS MONTH – August

Once upon a time, a real group called the Secret Society of Happy People decided to dedicate a day to the pursuit of happiness. Members of the society wanted to let happy feelings linger inside them every day. In 2000, the Secret Society of Happy People expanded the celebration to Happiness Happens Month in August. …
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NATIONAL FORTUNE COOKIE DAY – July 20

We see a time when you will enjoy a crunchy, sweet treat on National Fortune Cookie Day! Each year on July 20th, Americans celebrate the cookie that is a traditional part of Chinese take-out. These crisp, folded cookies have a hint of buttery sweetness. Break them open, and you will find a slip of paper …
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BEST FRIENDS DAY

On June 8, honor your closest and dearest friend on Best Friends Day.   The relationship between best friends is often fierce and can withstand distance, storms and silence.  Whether we’ve known them all our lives or they are more recently acquired, best friends make tough times bearable, fun times memorable and memorable times priceless. …
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NATIONAL COURTESY MONTH – September

It takes little effort to extend kindness. The entire month of September gives ample opportunity to practice being kind. It’s National Courtesy Month! The word courteous comes from the Middle English word ‘kindness,’ which means ‘noble deeds’ or ‘courtesy’. One of the greatest novelists in the English Language, Henry James, once said: “Three things in …
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NATIONAL CHAMPAGNE DAY – December 31

National Champagne Day recognizes the wine that puts the pop in every New Year’s Eve celebration.  Genuine champagne only comes from France’s Champagne region. French law protects where and how it’s made. With some exceptions, only Champagne made according to set specifications and within the French region may label their wines using the term “Champagne.” Other …
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